Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 11:00 pm (Updated: April 19, 11:59 pm)
I write in response to the overwhelmingly condemning reaction to Debbie Hayes, the teacher involved in the incident at Bowers Elementary.
I don’t defend or agree with the tactic used, but find myself compelled to offer some words of support due to the one-sided public expression that I am hearing.
My daughter had Mrs. Hayes as a teacher and loved her. She was well-prepared and enthusiastic about school.
Mrs. Hayes had a lot to do with that.
If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!
Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription
If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Roane County News, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.
You have used all your free page views for the month however if you wish to create a FREE limited access account you will be able to view a additional 3 pages per month.
You can also purchase a subscription and have full access to the site. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below
Roane County | firstname.lastname@example.org | 1-800-655-1530 P.O. Box 610, 204 Franklin Street, Kingston, TN 37763 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday