The Optimist encourages reader response through letters to the editor and online story comments but reserves the right to limit frequent contributors or to refuse to print letters or comments containing personal attacks, obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, defamation, false statements of fact or invasion of privacy. Please limit letters and comments to 350 words or fewer. The Optimist at times may close comments and encourage readers to continue personal discussions and conversations offline or through personal e-mail.
A full name and phone number must be included for verification purposes. Phone numbers will not be published. Comments submitted to the Web site may be published in the print newspaper.
E-mail letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You also may address letters to:
ACU Box 27892
Abilene, TX 79699