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Vote against Trans Pacific Partnership

To the editor: It’s time the U.S. Legislative branch proved we are not an oligarchy and fulfilled the will of the people. The Trans Pacific Partnership is a disaster for…

Please submit your letters to our public forum!

How to submit your letter to The Southwest Times: 1) Through our website: visit http://www.southwesttimes.com/submit-ideas/ and be sure to select “Letter to the Editor” as type of submission. 2) Through…

Civil War Battle of Wytheville

Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews, originally printed January 17, 1979   On July 17, 1863, residents of Wytheville steeled themselves for an attack by General Toland’s Raiders. Every man, woman…

Iron bridge should be torn down

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pulaski Town Council last week approved funding the remaining $3,094 needed to complete the financial portion of the Iron Bridge project, a campaign Friends of Peak Creek…

Looking back on a great season and what might have been

Well, those lazy, crazy days of summer are gone, and with them are Pulaski’s favorite boys of summer, the Pulaski Yankees. What a summer it has been, and the best…

Fans are supposed to be loud at sporting events

To the editor: In response to a recent letter to the editor, I’m sorry to the gentleman who was offended by my loud nature and that you feel like an…

An embarrassed Yankees fan

To the editor: I love baseball, and I attended all but one game this season at Calfee Park. We are very grateful for what David Hagan has done for this…

Can we learn from history?

To the editor: I commend The Southwest Times for running a recent editorial entitled “What’s happened to the U.S.?” The shameful statistics it contained are appalling. Our founding fathers would…

Methodism Born

Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews, originally printed December 5, 1978   The Methodist Church was born in 1729 as the Holy Club at Oxford University in England, and it can…

30 revisited

In my life, there are many things of which I am proud – whether it be the communities and organizations I get to serve, getting wonderful calls and emails about…