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Reader Input: Parade supplied ultimate experience

My wife and I, having lived in Meadow Vista for nearly 50 years, decided to go watch Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade for the very first time. We were standing at the parade&rs ...

Reader input: Lighten up, look at the positives

Journal readers, our nation’s subliminal consciousness was significantly altered when the Vietnam War began to be broadcast nightly on TV in brilliant color and utmost detail ...

Reader Input: Rape statistics tell old story

In response to the Journal’s Jan. 23 News Digest story, “Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic,” mentioned also in the article was that 22 million women h ...

Reader Input: Bravo to the cross-bearers

Admittedly, my memory’s not what it used to be so I stand on shaky ground if I don’t recall if any Journal Reader Input letters were published about the cross being mou ...

Reader Input: Unconditional love is the key

Re: the billboard controversy (“Whackos put up billboard blitz,” Reader Input, Dec. 10): When such an enormous multitude of Christians begins to behave as if Christ h ...

Reader input: Thought comes before speech

If but only in the sanctity of our marriages we strive to delight in the ageless wisdom of the Sioux Indian Chief Standing Bear (1868? – 1939), will we not be blessed beyond ...

Reader input: Give your lives a break, readers

Strange, I’ve not noticed the remaining utility poles until reading of them in the Journal’s Nov. 15 and 16 edition. Could I be more inclined to stay focused on the fin ...

Reader Input: Become morally steadfast

Hillmen Messenger editor-in-chief Abbigayle Bryant and Maddy Hernandez: At no time in our nation’s history have we been more unwillingly assaulted by what to the vast majorit ...

Reader Input: Tree-carpeted village beckons

Judy and Larry Alberts, your letter published Friday, Oct. 18 was so very exquisitely, positively written toward capturing Auburn’s delightful charm (“An Auburn night o ...

Reader Input: The simple joys of our youth

Knight Wagner, your letter published Sept. 27 had it all (“The old days are gone forever”) ... satire, drama, humor, pathos, but of course that’s coming from a ma ...