The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

February 23, 2013

Hearts and darts

DANVILLE — Here are some of the good — and not so good — things readers noticed around the area recently:

Mary Thompson, chairperson of Danville’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, sends hearts to “the many helped people to make Martin Luther King Day special.

“Special thanks to the Martin Luther King Celebration Committee who helped to make our two-day celebration a success. Your dedication, commitment, love and support were greatly appreciated.

“Thanks to Pastor Randy Robinson and St. James United Methodist Church for making us feel so welcome and to the youth group and its coordinator for providing lunch for us.

“Hearts to the Rev. D.L. Williams, Second Baptist Church and the Rev. Roland Brown of the CME Church. We thank you for allowing us to use your churches for our rehearsals.

“Hearts to Bret, Rickey, Mrs. Wilson, mass choir, musicians, ushers, marchers and to all of you, our friends and supporters who enabled us to present to Carly D. Kirk a $4,000 scholarship and to Dionne Lipscomb a grant in the amount of $500.

“We really appreciate all of you for helping us to improve human relations in the city of Danville.

“Again, thanks, one and all. God bless.”

Kam Bolser Wells of Danville sends darts to Danville officials.

“I think it’s terrible that the city or whoever is doing the subway project is not doing any maintenance to the alleys nearby. The alley between Collett and Baldwin streets going south on the west end is terrible. You can’t even get to our house without parking and walking. It’s kind of strange that the alley between Baldwin and Rogers streets gets fixed, but not ours never has been. We need to be able to get to ours driveways and houses, also.

“Darts to whoever is taking on this project on. The work also is messing up all of the yards nearby. We can’t even have enough space to fix what needs to be done out front. Our house looks like it could fall over into the big hole that use to be the subway at anytime.”

Wilmetta Feezor of Indianola sends hearts to “my family — Dan, Jenny Janet and Garrett Feezor; Nancy and Wesley Grimes, Samantha and her friend Eric; and Lori Feezor Ribble, Mikah and Noah for giving me an 80th birthday party at the Indianola Methodist Church fellowship hall on Feb. 3.

“Dan and Jenny supplied the food buffet. Nancy supplied the cake, and Lori provided the decorations. More than 78 people attended the party — relatives, friends and former and present pastors.

“I told the group that the church was my second home because I have attended the church for 78 of my 80 years. I started playing piano in the church when I was 13 and in the eighth grade. That’s a lot of last chords.

“I wish to thank everyone for their gifts and cards but, most of all, the outpouring of love from all who told me that all these years I have made them laugh with my funny stories, jokes and poems.

“It made me feel wonderful to know I can make people laugh. Thanks, everyone, and God bless you all!”

1
Text Only
Letters to the Editor
  • No help for working poor Editor:Whatever happened to the old rule that so long as a person was paying on a bill, service of utilities couldn’t be cut off? For 18 years I have had a perfect payment record. I now have nothing, am paying every penny I do earn at three intermitt

    July 23, 2014

  • Hearts & darts Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:Suse Townsley, of Danville, sends hearts to the staff at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center. “I was taken to the hospital on June 22 through June 24 and stayed in the ne

    July 19, 2014

  • Church cancels popular event

    Church cancels popular eventAfter 22 years of hosting the popular St. Anthony’s Salad Luncheon, the ladies of the church group have reluctantly been forced to cancel this year’s luncheon because the Vermilion County Health Department insists all dona

    July 13, 2014

  • No Headline Provided I read an interesting article about CEO salaries for S&P 500 companies.

    July 10, 2014

  • Lincoln Proclamation Use Lincoln's inspiration Editor:Usually July 4, our country’s birthday, is ushered in with parades, flags and pride.However, with news of a war we never won, loss of respect by our allies, a president whose trust among our people is gradually fading and who is depleting our

    July 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Failing to recognize limits Editor:The June 27, Commercial-News contained three articles, among others, that prompt this note to the entire community.The first article, Page 3A: “Danville’s unemployment rate tops state rankings.”The second article, Page 4A: “Illinois cities dea

    July 6, 2014

  • Help fight human trafficking Editor:On June 20, Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report, which ranks 188 countries on their efforts to combat human trafficking, including the United States.Human trafficking is modern day slavery and it occur

    June 29, 2014

  • We appreciate so little Editor:When I read a recent editorial on maintaining the parks, I just had to write.Years ago, we held our annual reunion at Douglas Park every year. It was a wonderful park when we first started meeting there and back in the late ‘50s they still had

    June 29, 2014

  • Hearts & darts Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:Members of the Bismarck-Henning Music Boosters send hearts “to all of our generous friends who sponsored signs and donated items to our mini-golf tournament. Without such givi

    June 28, 2014

  • Submit Your Letter!

    March 26, 2010

E-edition
AP Video
Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel
NDN Video
LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl Swim Daily, Nina Agdal in the Cook Islands Guilty Dog Apologizes to Baby for Stealing Her Toy Prince George Turns 1 and is Already a Trendsetter Train Collides With Semi Truck Carrying Lighter Fluid Kanye West Tells-All on Wedding in "GQ" Interview Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Scarlett Johansson Set To Marry In August New Star Wars Episode XII X-Wing Revealed Obama: Putin must push separatists to aid MH17 probe Michigan inmates no longer allowed to wear orange due to 'OITNB'
Must Read