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Quotes of the week

“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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