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N word shouldn’t be used at all

To the editor:

I am going to cut to the chase with Sports Editor John Herndon’s column last week titled “Harrison’s words a reflection of society.”

The one line, “Some downplay the racial slur as common language among young African Americans.” Yes, I noticed he said “some,” but it’s now just as much, if not more of young Caucasian males and females throwing the N word around as everyday common language.


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Big shout out to firefighters

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I am writing to send a big thank you to the men and women in the local volunteer dire department who came to our rescue April 1.

My hero, my son Kaleb Diaz who is 10 years old, called 911 and the fire and rescue were there within minutes to extinguish the fire that had gotten out of control when simply trying to burn leaves in the ditch line.


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Big shout out to firefighters

To the editor:

I am writing to send a big thank you to the men and women in the local volunteer dire department who came to our rescue April 1.

My hero, my son Kaleb Diaz who is 10 years old, called 911 and the fire and rescue were there within minutes to extinguish the fire that had gotten out of control when simply trying to burn leaves in the ditch line.


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Thankful for Boot Drive

 

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Anderson County Ad Hoc Committee for CASA held its annual Boot Drive April 4.

Thanks to city firefighters Katherine Read, Michaela McCane, Morgan Penn, Tim Read, Theresa Fannin, T.J. Hannah and Allen Davenport, we doubled the money we raised last year.


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Hats off to Lawrenceburg employees

To the editor:

Our city employees were out in last Thursday night’s terrible storm since 9:30 and were still out at 3:30 a.m. to repair a broken water pipe on Ripy Street.

I’m so very thankful for these dedicated individuals. Instead of being home with their families in a nice warm dry bed, they were out making sure others will have water for showers in the morning.

It was dangerous for them out there with torrential rain, 40 to 60 mph winds and lightning.

I can’t say enough good about our city employees.


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Spending, with no common sense

To the editor:

America has sank into a quagmire of debt and depravity.

Our founding fathers enacted two safeguards to prevent incompetence and long-term corruption in Congress. Consequently, representatives are reelected every two years so that voters can fire incumbents that mishandle tax dollars, and the press is expected to report all corrupt or incompetent departures from frugality.

The two measures have evolved to ineffectiveness.


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Newspaper doing what it should

To the editor:

I meant to write this letter before now.

I want to welcome Ben Carlson back to the role of publisher/editor of The Anderson News.

Under his leadership the paper is more than a source of information about local happenings, though that is important enough.


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Fire department thanked for helping Sand Spring Baptist

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A reminder of why we love to come home

To the editor:

There is something to be said about a small town. No one-way streets or honking cars at red lights. Old Main Street buildings collecting the town’s history revealing their secrets in the layers of paint and traces of old business signs faded on the sides of the building.

Yes, there is something to be said about a small town where the store owners know not only their customers but their parents, children and grandchildren.


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Newspaper’s Gator-hater owes child apology

To the editor:

Returning from a weeklong business trip I usually find pleasure in my local newspapers article(s) to catch up.

In the snowman contest (page A11, Jan. 28) bottom center Adison Carrico built a snowman that had a Gator hat on it.

It made me smile because the kids were having fun outside making snowmen. Then I started reading the captions below the photos.

The caption below Adison's photo was seeded in a bullying manner that if asked, Adison probably didn't feel good about.


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