Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012 11:36 p.m.

“What has happened today, Kathy Hudgins has in some sense saved this community. In some sense she has taken responsibility and she has saved a lot of time and money...”

Attorney James Davis
After former secretary accepted a plea


deal for taking $25,000 from Sheriff’s Office

“Commissioners get paid a lot better.

Considering the amount of hours school board members work, donating time to go out to events and trying to stay in touch with the people we serve, I think it’s fair.”

­Mike Caskey, school board
after vote to raise board members’

annual stipend from $2,400 to $3,600

“There is a down-home, earthy feel here. This is the way life ought to be. It’s a damn shame it ain’t like that everywhere.”

Nancy Brewer
Author and Civil War re-enactor, in Gold Hill

“I’m a huggin’
mama and a
huggin’ grandma.”

Jean Ghent
Whose birth in 1933 saved

her mother from the electric chair

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