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Growling About Dogs

Growling About Dogs

Every year the number of dog bites, maulings and fatalities grows. Something has to be done to protect people, their livestock and their pets from being attacked. The first thing…

Letter to the Editor

What Happened to Dignity and Integrity? Dear Editor, While viewing the recent inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump I was deeply moved nearly to tears.  I should emphasis these were not…

Bring on the Abuse

Bring on the Abuse

Every time there is a news report of a dog attack that identifies breed, owners of that breed immediately email, write and call the newspaper to complain. We anticipate your…

Letters to the Editor

Help From Above Should Guide Our Leader Thanks for your informative newspaper. I am writing in regards to the extremely negative letter of Bob Franken, in the January 12-18 issue.…

Letter to the Editor

U.S. Should Have Better Defenses Against Hackers I don’t believe the outcome of this past presidential election is all that difficult to figure out. Basically 40% of our country votes…

Letter to the Editor

A Thank You Note Dear Editor, Thank you for your excellent paper, The Southside Messenger! And especially the poem on the front of your Christmas issue, Santa’s Christmas Prayer. The…

Letter to the Editor

Reader Will Trade Only with Stores That Acknowledge Christmas When December dawns, thoughts turn to the greatest of all seasons — Christmas. A lot of customs have become associated with…

Lying Hillary Doll

Lying Hillary Doll

In Smithfield, Rhode Island an 81 year old store owner is being harassed for displaying a “lyin Hillary doll.” He received the doll as a gift and hung it from…

Letter to the Editor

Just Passing Through I grew up in Baltimore, what most of my Southern friends call Yankee Land.  Actually, according to history, nothing could be farther from historical truth.  The first…

Letters to the Editor

Old But Not Worthless Thanks to the archaic electoral system, I guess I get to keep my guns four more years. Now if Al Sharpton will prove to us he…