Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Letters to the Editor

October 19, 2012

Letters to the Editor 10/20/12

(Continued)

Baffled

To the Editor: Recently while stopped at a traffic light in Corsicana behind a police officer, I witnessed two teenagers walking across the intersection. Both boys had shorts pulled down exposing their underwear, and as they were directly in front of the officer, the first boy pulled his pants down until his rear was bare. I began honking my horn in disapproval. The light turned green and the officer turned and left. The two boys walked away laughing and high-fiving each other.

I was in total shock and disbelief of what I had just witnessed. I thought to myself that there was no way that the officer could not have seen what I saw.

My question is this — is there a city ordinance that prohibits this type of behavior? If not, then a new law should be established. I would have liked to have witnessed these actions in the 1950’s and 1960’s when I was growing up. I am old school, and this is both obscene and totally disrespectful. This is a big problem, so let’s fix it.

Parents need to take control of this situation at home as part of “rearing their children,” instead of blowing it off or ignoring what is going on around them. Since they do not, it is up to the city to step in and “babysit” by making a law against public indecency.

Rick Johnson

Corsicana

Text Only
Letters to the Editor
  • Letters to the Editor Policy

    The Corsicana Daily Sun welcomes and encourages letters to the editor. We reserve the right to edit all letters for accuracy, taste and grammar. We reserve the right to condense letters for space purposes. Letters should be approximately 300 words in length. We reserve the right to refuse letters for any reason.

    (Click on headline above to display the full policy)

    June 11, 2012

  • Letter to the Editor - Bethel AME Church

    The youth department of Bethel AME Church would like to thank all those that helped us get to Summer Convocation in Houston July 17-19.

    August 1, 2014

  • PO2 Kenneth Warner Letter to Editor

    TO: The Editor, Bob Belcher, Corsicana Daily Sun
    From: PO2 Kenneth Warner, USCG, Pacific Area

    Thoughts on a proper memorial to honor Candelario Garcia Jr.

    July 25, 2014

  • Letters to the Editor 7/12/14

    Supports Cook’s efforts
    To the Editor: Kudos to our State Rep. Byron Cook for his efforts to put the brakes on “dark money” that funds political campaigns (Corsicana Daily Sun, July 2, 2014).

    July 11, 2014

  • Letters to the Editor 7/5/14

    Un-welcome mat
    To the Editor: Last weekend I attended the 51st Annual Model A Ford Texas Tour in your fair city of Corsicana. Over 100 Model A Fords were registered. Over 200 people attended the event.

    July 4, 2014

  • Letters to the Editor 5/31/14

    Fond farewell
    To the Editor: I am retiring from teaching at the end of this year and I would like to take a moment to say “Thank You” to everyone who has had a part in this journey. My 27 years in the field of education have been an adventure for which I will always be thankful.

    May 30, 2014

  • Letters to the Editor 5/24/14

    Grateful for support
    To the Editor: The Emhouse Community Center had a Fundraiser Fish Fry on May 17

    May 23, 2014

  • Drain Letter to Editor

    The Emhouse Community Center had a Fundraiser Fish Fry on May 17 and we had great food, great workers and lots of talking and visiting with all our friends and neighbors who came to support our Community Center.

    May 23, 2014

  • Billy Batton Letter to Editor

    While I’m still here, I would like to say “thank you” to the people of the Mildred School District who made my 44 years at Mildred School very enjoyable and satisfying.

    May 16, 2014

  • Virginia Martin Letter to Editor

    We wanted to thank the owner, Carolyn McCombs, for allowing the Oil Baron’s Ball to be held in her new Corsicana Opry Event Center.

    May 16, 2014

AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Featured Ads
Twitter Updates