Category Archive: Opinion

LETTER TO EDITOR: Open letter to Jasper City Leaders from Pit Bull Defense Fund regarding recent breed-specific ordinance passage

PIT BULL DEFENSE FUND 1550 Spring Road, Suite 310 Oak Brook, IL 60523   July 19, 2017 Dear Jasper City Leaders, Our organization was contacted from concerned citizens in Jasper and surrounding areas in regard to Jasper passing Ordinance 376, which strictly prohibits and bans the “Pit Bull Type” breed in your city. It was …

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Letter to Editor: Nancy Silvertooth — a better alternative on ballot

In 2011 David Alexander made a promise to me and 3 others, including an ex-Chairman of the Moore County Republican Party. He promised he would sponsor enabling legislation that would allow voters in Moore County to decide by Referendum whether or not to impose a small Barrel Tax on the Jack Daniel Distillery provided the …

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Letter to Editor: Thanks to Jasper Elem School staff member

I would like to commend the Jasper Elementary School for a huge favor done for me by a staff member.  I don’t know the person’s name, I  just need to express my gratitude. I left my granddaughter, Sophia Johnson an apple that she needed for a class project at school on Monday, Sep. 19 at …

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