Letters to the Editor

Oral reports should stay

I enjoyed reading your editorial in today’s Messenger (July 18, page 4, “Don’t do away with council committee reports”) and totally agree that the council m ...

I like verbal reports

I watch the City Council meetings at home and was admittedly surprised to hear Councilman Paul Joiner’s suggestion to eliminate the verbal committee reports at the meetings.& ...

Oral committee reports essential part of City Council meetings

Thank you for last week’s editorial (July 18, page A4) “Don’t do away with council committee reports.” I find it equally “disconcerting” that C ...

Volunteer Fourth of July Committee looking for input at tonight’s City Council meeting

OK Lincoln, we need your help. We are giving our final report (about the Fourth of July festivities) to City Council tonight at McBean Pavilion (6 p.m.).   Did you know that ...

‘I don’t need no stinkin’ golf cart registration’ rebuttal

Steve Gorman’s column (July 11, page A6, “I don’t need no stinkin’ golf cart registration”) starts out by telling us that there is no enforcement b ...

Friends’ Saturday book sale best in a while

The book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Lincoln Library on Saturday was  a smashing  success!  Many, many thanks to all who donated books for the sale, to t ...

Honoring veterans at parade truly special

The 2013 Lincoln 4th of July parade was just the best. This was the eighth year that Ben Hovis organized the Foothills Vintage Jeep Group to honor veterans. As the jeeps came int ...

Cactus giveaway

Great progress is being made on the community art center by the Art League of Lincoln. We have permission to work on the landscaping. We will be replacing some of the lava rock and ...

Stechers’ anniversary

We would like to thank The Messenger for printing the lovely article about our 70th anniversary. Spencer Kellar did a fine job and was very personable. We have received many messa ...

Awesome parade

What a great way to spend the 4th of July morning!  The Lincoln parade was awesome!  Bands, twirlers, military, old cars, horses, floats, people throwing candy, fire tru ...