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August 7, 2013

Don't fall prey to a gimmick

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I understand many have no faith our county board will listen to us. To avoid another gimmick expense that will be passed along to our children, it is well worth some of our time of attempting to understand this courthouse issue and speaking our minds on what should be done.

I strongly encourage everyone who has interest in being part of the process to attend the public hearing set for 3 p.m. next Monday, Aug. 12, at the Lewis Building at Veterans Park. The meeting is supposed to last until 7 p.m., so attend after work, if your schedule allows.

While it may be a gimmick and/or trick, at least in theory we are supposed to be able to ask questions and voice our concerns. Many of us will regret is should we choose not to at least try.

Dan Voyles

Mt. Vernon

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