Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Letters to the Editor

April 5, 2013

Letter To The Editor: Reader appreciates editorial on autism

JACKSONVILLE — I wanted to tell you that your Editorial on Autism was one of the best I have ever read.

It was well written, concise, and frankly very shocking. I think all newspapers should re-print it for their readers.

I have no personal experience with Autism other than a few clients with Autistic children, but I am very concerned and recognize that the playing field has changed since I had my own children over three decades ago,where this condition was practically unheard of.

I have sent your article to an environmental journalist friend in Arkansas to read. She has, for many years worked on issues concerning water quality, etc.

 I thank you for this very commendable ef-fort.

 

Pat Walker Graham

Jacksonville

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  • Road blocks swept away for homosexuals

    I was recently reading a ministry newsletter written by a friend. In this newsletter, an excerpt from a book written in 1974 entitled The Vision and Beyond was referenced:
    “There are only two forces that hold back homosexuals from giving themselves over completely to their sins, and they are rejection by society and the repudiation and teachings of the church.

    July 31, 2014

  • Buoys at Lake Jacksonville alarming to area resident

    Far back in a cove on Byrd Branch, unbeknown except to a few adjacent homeowners, are two (tax payer funded) buoys, barely visible, in
    about three ft. of water, that say "NO BOATS"!

    July 26, 2014

  • Saying goodbye to area couple

    A long-time friend, Doug Young, is no longer among us. He and his wife, who preceded him, were known and respected in our neighborhood around the golf course; she for her early morning walks and love of dogs; Doug for being an avid golfer with a fine-tuned sense of humor.

    July 24, 2014

  • BBB column lacked Jacksonville comparison

    The Saturday, July 12, Progress had an informative article from the Better Business Bureau regarding the precautions that should be taken when renting property.  Some additional comments are in order.

    July 22, 2014

  • Bravo, Hooray, Hurrah

    Bravo, hooray, hurrah, well done and kudos with clapping and whistles aplenty! I just finished reading the new and improved Jacksonville Progress and loved every minute of it. I spent twice as long perusing the paper as I normally take.

    July 19, 2014

  • Bravo, Hooray, Hurrah

    Bravo, hooray, hurrah, well done and kudos with clapping and whistles aplenty! I just finished reading the new and improved Jacksonville Progress and loved every minute of it. I spent twice as long perusing the paper as I normally take.

    July 19, 2014

  • Federal Act concerning border children signed into effect in 2008

    The Daily Progress published an Associated Press report that said Governor Rick Perry’s allegation that the illegal flow of children into the United States from Central America is a direct result of President Obama’s bad public relations policies.

    July 17, 2014

  • We are here to help

    As commander of American Legion Post 152 in Jacksonville; I'm proud to say that our organization sponsors a number of different programs on a national lever such as: Scholarships, Boys State / Nation, Scouting, Youth Cadet Law Enforcement, Homeless Veterans and many more; for a full list of programs see: http://www.legion.org/program

    July 15, 2014

  • Discarded and forgotten

    Family reunions are a tradition worldwide, I suppose. I’ve read the Kennedy’s do them; I have enjoyed movies of poignant, funny, even deadly gatherings of clans both small and great.

    July 3, 2014

  • Cheney reminds writer of Capt. Ahab

    Like a lost spirit from wars past, Dick Cheney recently appeared on Fox News to promote his political lobbying group called “Alliance for a Strong America.”

    July 2, 2014