Macon County Humane Society presents SUPER ADOPTION DAY! :: Saturday, April 26 from 11am - 4pm at the Macon County Fairgrounds

- published 3/27 (Larry) - unpublished ?

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Opinion Letters

I would like to thank Mr. Ron Haven for sitting through the last commissioners meeting and not making rude comments, yawning, whispering to the commissioner next to him, or scribbling notes on a piece of paper and passing them to Chester. I was outraged at some of the commissioner’s behavior while listening to the residents of Macon County voice their opinions on different subjects.

The public looks to these people to listen to their opinion and take it into account before making a decision, is this not why they hold public meetings?

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Thank you to all whom came out and gave blood at Otto Community on February 11, 2012. Without your help we would not have been a success. We were able to get 25 usuable units, 27 people presented to donate.

Look for the next drive.

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I am responding to a letter that appeared in the January 19, 2012 issue of the Macon County News. The letter was written by Dr. Ed Morris, wherein he unveiled a startling set of facts that should have been published in our local newspapers before the last election. Dr. Morris implies that the news reporters should have had this information “in hand”, but didn’t act on it.

In my opinion, newspapers are the most essential form of raising public awareness. Ink on paper lasts for ages. A radio news report is dissipated in the wind. TV news is not much more than a flicker of light.

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With the economy what it is with no signs of it getting back on course, many are crying out to create more jobs, especially he politicians.

Too many people are depending on others to do the creating for them. Why leave it—the way of survival to others— when it is your personal obligation to count on your own hands.

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