Readers' Letters

Letter to the Editor

I like answers and, when I am told that the questions that I ask are none of my business, then I really want the answers. Question #1: When did the KCCDC (Knox County Community Development Corporation) become a private organization and no longer had to answer for the money in its coffers? Question #2: When…

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Letter: Vote No On Courthouse

Letter to the Editor:In the upcoming April bond issue concerning the courthouse initiative, the taxpayers of this county should vote no. The previous letter to the editor on this matter (The Media, March 10, 2010, P.2) is right on the money. But there are several other major reasons in addition to Mr. Kerner’s points for…

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Letter: Barred from Museum

I’ve been trying to decide when was the best time to write this letter. I’ve decided the time is right. I’m going to have surgery to have a knee replacement and you never know what might happen and I want a last word just in case. I’m adding to this letter a copy of a…

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Letter: Clark County Courthouse

Clark County CourthouseCompleted December 1871Written in the past Joanneā€™s Comments- When the courthouse was built, it was outside the city limits with only about 200 inhabitants. So much has changed since 1871. Now it looks as if this stately landmark, with so much history, will be destroyed. To help save our one and only Clark…

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Committee Preparing Restoration Estimate

Committee Preparing Restoration Estimate The Save Our Courthouse Committee is still working with experienced engineers who are preparing  estimates on the cost of restoring our courthouse. The plan will include an annex wing to the existing building so it can house all of the county offices.As soon as we receive the complete information we will…

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Clark Co. Historical Society Weighs In

 Clark Co. Historical Society Weighs In The Clark County Historical Society board of directors and the membership are disappointed that the County Commission and the “Courthouse Committee” are determined to destroy the historical Clark County Courthouse in order to build a new facility. We feel that they have not explored a logical substitution of that…

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Former Commissioners Respond

Former Commissioners Respond This is written in response to the flier that was handed out during the Old Settler’s Day celebration Sept. 26, 2009.We are concerned as to what the Committee to Save Our Courthouse was trying to convey. Yes, it is true that in 1983 (26 years ago) we as County Commissioners at that…

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Where were WE years ago?

Since names were invoked in the courthouse issue article from the “former commissioners”  I wish to respond and correct a few errors in the accusations: Where were WE years ago? I will not speak for Joanne, Linda, or Marvis.  I can only say where I was, and I can assure you that for over twenty…

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