The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update

Opinion

June 9, 2013

Letter: Only 3 councilmen listened to public

Only 3 councilmen listened on vote

As Kojak would say,“ Who loves ya, baby?”

Well, when it comes to seniors in Madison County it sure wasn’t the County Council.

On May 13, 2013, the Council reinstated the wheel tax over the objections of most of the Council’s constituents.

It appears that Grandma will pay $25 to license her 3,000-pound Buick while the 70,000-pound tractor-trailer will have its trailer fee reduced to $15. Which vehicle do you really think will do the most damage to our roadways?

The mayor keeps asking who should pay for the repairs of the roads. How’s this for an idea? Let those who do the most damage to the roads pay the largest fee.

With what happened that Monday night, the police should have placed yellow crime tape around the County Council’s chambers for it was truly a crime scene.

Just remember in the next election, only Buddy Patterson, Rick Gardner and David McCartney voted on behalf of the taxpaying seniors.

Tagline (right aligned):Darrell Baylor

Anderson

Humane society dog walk successful

The Madison County Humane Society would like to thank everyone (walkers, sponsors & volunteers) who participated in the 13th annual Dog Walk. Together we raised $5,353.74 to help care for the homeless animals living at the Humane Society.

We had 38 walkers participate. Top collectors were: Iris Armstrong $567, Linda Poor $460, Marcia Lyons $383 and Amy Heard $915. Raffle winner was Rich Galbreath. Thank you everyone! If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please email Amy @ ajheard2@gmail.com (subject: “dog walk”)

Tagline (right aligned):Amy Heard

Anderson

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