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Hey lady. You better open your eyes and start watching your husband a little better. He’s quit church and says he has to be gone early. Wonder what he uses that cop out for? And remember, he doesn’t take naps all the time when he comes home, at least not by himself.

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I have burned a lot of bridges in my time, but I wish I had burnt yours down when I first met you. Then I wouldn’t have had to live with you all of these years.

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To Mr. Braddock in Jenkins: I’m praying that you are going to be running for mayor and get out what we’ve got. All you do there is to work to pay your money out for a drink of water.

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Concerning these people with dog problems, these dogs have more sense than their owners. These people turn their dogs loose and let them scrounge the neighborhood looking for food. You can take care of this problem very easily with a slingshot or BB gun. If this does not work, there is a last resort …

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Is there going to be another 20-mile-yard sale in the Colson area before school starts?

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Ain’t life grand? People fill you full of crap, you know all of this bull crap. ‘I’ll stand up and fight for you. I’ll help you. I’ll do all I can for you.’ Then when it comes right down to it they don’t even know you. Thanks for nothing.

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I just wanted to say we had some very good singing at Burdine at church Sunday. Some of the best we’ve had in a long time, and I just wanted to thank the singers for coming.

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Preacher man, answer your phone every once in a while. That is what you are getting paid for.

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I was just wondering how the lady who was in on the killing of Mr. Marcum got out of jail? If anyone knows, could they please respond.

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I’ve been watching that Channel 98, the Government Channel, and I saw a fiscal court meeting where this man asked for a raise. All I saw was Archie Banks talking. Was he appointed as the person to speak for all of the county officials or is he just that rude? Is he after Jim Ward’s position? This is for the people in Archie Banks’s district: I don’t know about you, but I won’t be voting for him. Archie Banks, you won’t have my vote this fall.

 Haymond Hill is in the hands of the laziest magistrate I’ve ever known. My family and I live on Haymond Hill and it has been neglected far too long. To say it has potholes is an understatement. The weeds were cut once in about 22 months. At any time, one of the many accidents caused because of the conditions of the road is going to result in a few deaths. I would also like to say that Wayne Fleming had his side of the hill paved, and we are all truly appreciative, although the gas company has since used this road and has left it in its prior shape. Trey Narramore also came by my home campaigning. He told me that if I needed anything to just call. Well Mr. Narramore, if you fix our road on Haymond Hill, then you can rest assured that this election you will have my vote as well as that of all of my family.

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To Chastity: Way to go, girl. You are doing wonderfully. That idiot who almost killed you in that accident should not be able to see daylight. How he could wreck you and do what he did to you and then not spend a day in jail for it is not justice.You hang in there. It won’t be long until this is all behind you and the sun shines on you again. By the way, I love your new car and I hope that all that has happened has made you a better person and that you are more choosey in the men department. You do deserve an honest, trustworthy and hardworking man. He’s out there. Just take your time and everything will turn out wonderfully. I love you always.

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During a fiscal court meeting the other day, Magistrate Archie Banks said some bad remarks to a citizen that had been in two wars to preserve our right to say what we do. Banks is the taxpayers’ employee and should not be able to sit there and say things like he said, such as ‘sit down and shut up.’ That is not right. That is why I served in two wars. I don’t think he is worthy of being a public official and that’s why I ask people to vote him out. He might be a good pizza carrier.

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Beware of the person that has nothing to lose.

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I’d like to say a word or two about a certain family on Goose Creek. I won’t say who I am or where I am or who told me, but this woman should think before she chews people out for calling in about her burning garbage. You should have respect for people. You would want them to have respect for you and not burn trash and garbage everywhere. You shouldn’t call in on innocent people and lie. You did put it in Speak Your Piece, because I read the comment after I came back from my vacation. You accuse people of lying when you lie yourself.

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This is to the disturbed old woman that keeps calling comments in to the exwife: Honey, I don’t have any secrets. You’ve got that backwards. You’re the one that has the deep dark secrets. You just haven’t told your husband yet. You’ve let it out the bag. I want to tell him about it. And no, I won’t leave you alone. You opened a can of worms when you made the comment about me in Speak Your Piece. And, honey, the only secret I’ve got, which is not a secret, is that I am running around with your husband when everybody already knows it and you know it yourself. If he is the one who made the comment in last week’s paper about having my name tattooed on his chest, that should tell you something right now. He stills loves me and hasn’t gotten over me. Why would he leave my name tattooed on his chest and still be married to you? Does that hit home? So when you think you want to run your mouth and tell secrets about me, go right ahead because I’ve only got one secret and it’s not a secret. You are just scared to death that you are going to lose your husband. You never had him in the first place. We are always going to be together whether we are married or not. We will always have that special bond. You aren’t anything but a dried up, pruned up crazy old woman who is obsessed with her husband’s ex-wife. I am beginning to think that maybe you have the hots for her. Honey, I don’t swing that way. I just swing with your husband all the time.

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Goodbye, Mr. Dixon. You can cram Chapter 92 right up you know where.

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So you threw my message in the trash. Good, but don’t forget I have the receipt and the original.

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I was in Whitesburg yesterday at Mountain Comp and at Food City. You could not get out of your car because of the nasty, disgusting smell of raw sewer. The mayor isn’t doing anything about it, but I bet he will when I call Newscenter 27 and they come up here. That whole town needs condemned. It’s dangerous. It made my head hurt. I’ve gotten sick and have a terrible cough today. I got chemical pneumonia from it. Something has got to be done.

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Maggot, you are so well loved your own family turned against you. And you think people don’t think you are crazy?

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Why don’t you people out there leave old two shot alone? He’s just a good old boy and you’re just jealous that you don’t have the pizzazz that he’s got.

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Hey delusional woman, get your head out of the clouds. And whatever you are driving, pull off the road when you see me. Coward.

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Listen here. My wife went to hang out with some of her girlfriends the other day and they told the biggest tales about who had the worst pain. Some of them outpained her. She got so mad that she came back home and took it out on me. We haven’t had sex in three weeks just because she is still mad that some of her girlfriends have worse pain than she did.

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What about those cops taking cop cars home and filling them up with gas and siphoning it out to put in their cars and going back the next day and filling them up again. Boy, just think about all of the money we taxpayers are out.

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I know you are calling my husband’s cell phone. You may get your big fat rear end kicked — not by me, but buy my kids who know what you two are doing. They are tired of the way their mother is being treated.

 Poor old two shot. You all ought to leave him alone. He was in jail for 994 days. Man can’t settle down like that. He’s got to go out and sow his wild oats. He said he wouldn’t have to break up those happy homes if all of those guys would get out and do some work instead of lying on their backs and letting their wives support them. Leave old two shot alone.

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Letcher County Sheriff ’s Deputy Brian Damron and Whitesburg Police Officer Tyrone Fields need to quit harassing me and leave me the hell alone.

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At the sound of the tone you will have one moment to express your opinion. Please speak clearly and slowly and to the point. Thank you for calling. Your line is messed up. You know that? Thank you very much. Thank you for calling.

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Archie Banks, thank goodness that you have had four years, because this is your last four years. So bye bye.

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There is a nursing home in the Cumberland area that is short on help. This is really a critical situation. I was there the other night visiting a friend and this poor little woman was ringing her bell for help and it rang for 30 minutes. She finally went to the bathroom on herself. This is happening more and more. I think something should be done about this, because it is really a bad situation and I am afraid if it is not there are going to be a lot of people that will take their families out of there.

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This is a certain girl that doesn’t like another person that called in. He’s nothing but a rat and everything else. I think you just need to stay away from him.

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Evidently somebody is taking care of business in Jenkins, because it has gotten better on Bill Moore Branch. And I want to thank you very much for that.

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I hear the Muslims are wanting to build a place to worship at Ground Zero in New York. Get out of here.

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Concerning the obesity of the children in the United States, one hour of physical education in our schools will save the taxpayers billions of dollars. Think about it, you idiots.

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I’d like to say happy birthday to Gabby’s Fishing Fever, Mr. Greg Caudill, and his lovely wife, Della Caudill. Happy birthday! Love ya.

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I am a single, 45-yearold lady who would like to meet a man who is single, divorced, or widowed. I own my home and vehicle, and am financially stable. I would like for this man to work in the mines or be financially secure. Reply to ATM, Box 311, Neon, KY 41840.

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Just when you are trying to live right and are doing the best you can, the rug gets pulled out from under you. Just when you’ve been trying to get someone to come to church with you for a long time and they finally go, then they get sent home because they are not in ‘proper attire.’ I think that is very wrong. I could see it if they were members, but they are two young girls visiting. How are they ever going to get saved when a church treats you that way? Some of the church members wear shorts, especially the grandson, and some of the women wear capris pants, especially the pastor’s daughter, and they try to run the church, but that’s okay because they are the pastor’s family. He always preaches that it’s not what you wear, but it’s what’s in the heart. Well, I am starting to believe it is ‘do what I say and not what I do.’ It’s okay for some, but not for all. I agree that people should dress modestly, but if shorts is all they brought with them, I do not see it bringing reproach on the church. My husband and I are very hurt over this. These girls are not used to going to church, and if they are going to be treated that way, I can see why they don’t want to go to church. How are we going to win souls for the Lord? I am sorry to vent this in the open. Pray for my husband and me that we will find the right church. I thought we had, but I guess we were wrong. I am so tired of being hurt by pastors of churches. Sometimes I feel like just staying home, reading my Bible and doing the best I can.

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To the ex-wife: Why don’t you shut up or confront me, coward? You’re a lying devil. Who would want your advice? You have horrible personal hygiene, and your forehead is wide enough to fry an egg on you. My behind would make you a sunny face. If you didn’t stay on your diet, your behind would be three times bigger than mine. That little old man doesn’t cheat on me, he says I’m the best thing that ever happened to him in every way. If you’re lonely, I suggest you put an ad in personals. Find you a man to give your house key to, to walk through your door. My man doesn’t have your key and doesn’t want it. You need to learn to live with that, psychopathic devil.

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This is from the wife to the 40-something lunatic: I bet you think you’re causing trouble by saying all these lies, but in fact, we’re laughing ourselves to death for what an idiot you are to go to such extremes to cause trouble because you are so miserable. You don’t want anyone else to be happy. Keep it coming, lunatic, laughter is good for the soul. Ha, ha.

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Nothing much on my mind today except the fact of how we need to pay extremely close attention to our children these days. I mean, you never know when some predator, weakminded punk might need a couple extra bucks and a few pain pills and decide, ‘Hey, I think I’ll just take so and so’s life and, hell, while we’re at it, I think we’ll just take a young child’s life and kill his dad while we are at it. Sure, why not? We don’t have anything better to do today.’ Yeah, perfect plan. ‘We will kill them all and no one will ever know, and besides, it will all be forgotten about in time and we will be free before you know it.’ Where could your minds possibly have been that day, scumbags? And then you want to write back home to some of these good-hearted county folk and play them for weak. ‘Oh, come on, guys. Please let me out on house arrest. Gee, I didn’t do anything, I am just a good old kindhearted country girl and everything should be forgotten about.’ You’ve got your nerve. You pushed your scumbag husband into taking two innocent lives, but yet yours should be spared? Puke. You honestly are a disgrace to the human race, little girl. Speaking on behalf of all my brothers and everything we stand for, please make plans to live somewhere else. We do not and will not tolerate your behind living comfortably among us. Our children mean more to us than what your pitiful little mind could ever comprehend. Seeing you will only remind us all of the crime of child murder that you participated in. I am here to remind you, as I always will, our children are precious stones to us, and these are the hills of eastern Kentucky. Your kind will not be tolerated. Hey, Jerome, I live for the day I catch up to you. I don’t care if it’s inside that prison cell beside you. You ain’t even got a clue, slug. With honor and pride, the Kentucky Ridgerunner.

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Archie Banks, who runs the fiscal court, you or your buddy, Jim Ward? After the way you, along with Keith Adams, treated that young man at the court meeting, nobody will vote for you. No matter if we just cut grass, as you put it, or if we are brain surgeons, we should be treated equally. Did all your salaried people get a raise or just the chosen ones in Jim Ward’s office? I am appalled at the fiscal court for their behavior. The Government Channel is perfect. It’s going to help get rid of some of the politicians. No judge should let a magistrate treat an employee that way. You all lost my support. We need a whole new fiscal court.

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Which one do you want? The big behind at Jenkins or the big gut at Ermine? You had a beautiful wife and now you have lowered yourself to the scrapings of the Earth.

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This is addressed to Archie Banks: Do you think you can kick everyone while they are down? How about I kick your vote out my window? You just finished any idea that you will be my magistrate again. No one in Colson will give you the time of day, or any of the fiscal court members for what you have done to Mr. Lucas. He is just as good as any of you snobs.

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The only time I think of you is when I think what a fool you are for saying all this nonsense in here. You know the only reason I married you, and it was not out of love. I love my wife more than life itself. I’d go to hell for her, the only true love I have ever loved is her. That’s true and she knows it. I’m done with this craziness, and she is too.

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I was just sitting here wondering how many families in this area have not been affected by drugs. I think it’s great if you haven’t, but I’ll bet you know someone who is on drugs, or you know someone who does have someone on drugs, or has been on drugs. And yet, people have a tendency to look down on people who are on drugs or have been on drugs. I think drugs are terrible and they have wasted a lot of good lives. Not just the person on drugs, but their families and children that have been affected by their parents being on drugs. But I do want to commend people who have been hooked on drugs and have fought hard to get off of drugs and turn their lives around. But still people look at them with skepticism. They won’t give them a job or help them in any way. I know one guy who is supposed to help kids go to college who said that this person wanted to go into drug counseling just to get drugs. If you had any sense, you would know that someone that has been there can relate to these people better than those who have not. I think if a person can change their life around, they should not be looked down on, but that people should help these people. I don’t think people in the medical field should step in a corner and make fun of people who are afraid of needles and say they aren’t afraid of other needles. You don’t know that people have done hard drugs. Maybe just marijuana or something the doctor’s got them hooked on first. But I’ll bet you do know someone who is on drugs, too. Don’t make fun or poke fun at people, because your child, or even you, could be the next vic-

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4-H home school

meeting planned

The Letcher County 4-H monthly home school meeting is set for 1 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the Letcher County Extension Office at 478 Extension Drive, Whitesburg. Nutrition is the theme for the meeting. Contact Jason Brashear, a county agent for 4-H and youth development, at 633-2362 for more information.

Karaoke Aug. 6-7

Whitesburg American Legion, Pine Mountain, Highway 119, will hold a karaoke event Friday, Aug 6, from 8 p.m. to midnight, and Saturday, Aug. 7, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.

For more information, call 633-2834. REWARD
tim of drugs. Instead, try to be a helping hand to people. Now I know some seem to not want help. I believe they do, but that they are weak. They need you to be extra supportive of them. Try to break this bond that is holding so many of our people in the mountains hostage. Try to help them and maybe they can help someone else. We’re supposed to love and help one another. I know some people will say that when they try to help that these people just use them, I know that’s true. But we have to keep trying because if we save one of them, then we may save an entire family from destruction. Just stop the next time you have a derogatory statement about these people, and know that the right words of encouragement could help save them. Just ask, ‘What would Jesus do?’

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The best memory he has of you is what you did to his family and how he’d like to wring your neck. Talk to people he’s talked to and they’ll tell you how he detests you. He sure doesn’t love you, you’re too much of a devil to be loved. You’re the craziest tramp on the face of this Earth. Keep on dreaming, but it’s only a fantasy. You need to be in a straightjacket. You’re still a joke to his family, no matter how much you suck up.

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Like the Berlin Wall divided Germany, the Mississippi River now divides the United States. The Environmental Protection Agency has decided the Eastern (or communist) half of the country is governed by one set of regulations while the Western (free) half operates under another. Environmentalists cry that we have buried miles of streams, destroying aquatic life and flora. With over 35 years of experience in surface mining, I can testify that I never saw a flowing stream covered up. Pouring a bucket of water down a gully, thereby washing a few leaves a couple of feet, does not make this a stream. As for water quality, having constructed numerous sediment as well as basin ponds, I have never seen a pond filled with water the color as in the pictures on display at the open house in Hazard on July 26. As for water sampling, the water from our local water treatment plants will not meet these requirements. Thank you, from a disabled surface miner, who was and still am proud to be known as a surface miner.

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I think BP’s capped oil well will explode, spill more oil than ever before, bring fire to the oceans and the devil himself.

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I repeat. When we say we oppose mountaintop removal, it does not mean we oppose miners, or even coal mining, when done responsibly. I don’t oppose responsible sex. We would not be here without it. I am very opposed to violent, abusive sex, especially rape. Similarly, I don’t oppose responsible mining. When deep mining is done in full compliance with the law, it is beneficial to the area with minimal damage. The problem is that coal companies, mainly at the CEO levels, have gotten greedy as BP, and the bottom line — profits — has taken charge. These CEOs try to turn the miners against environmentalists in the same way terrorists try to recruit believers to do the dirty work. But it only works with the weakminded and uneducated. When I see a bumper sticker saying ‘Save a Miner; Shoot a Tree-Hugger’, I think, ‘Wow, if this person were religious, he’d be a suicide bomber.’

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To the 40-something woman: If you talk about hair, talk about yourself. You have never known a decent hairstyle. People would laugh at the way you wore your hair, fuzzy and bushy, how you flip it up in the back like in the ‘60s. You’re not worth my time. Ha, ha.

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I heard an old friend of your son said you were insanely jealous over your boyfriend. She said you were a big hypocrite, and you thought you were better than everyone else. She got that right. What did he do, hit on her? I heard he likes them young. I guess that leaves you out. You’re just an old, bigmouthed crow from what I’ve heard. I wouldn’t want to be you. See you.

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What is patriotism? Is it sporting your little flag decal? To me, it is borders, language and culture. If you call this extremism, then I am an extremist. We have fought wars to protect this country, but we have also fought rich men’s wars. We are doing almost nothing to actually protect our borders. The Arizona law mirrors the federal law on immigration, yet there is a faction which is fighting hard against Arizona’s right to protect its border. In March, I wanted to go into Mexico from Texas for about two hours. I had a valid photo I.D. driver’s license. I was told that I could go, but because I did not have a passport, when I returned I would be detained. Yet, thousands of illegals are coming here each week. In April, The San Antonio News said that a schoolteacher was in Mexico without a visa, apparently on spring break. He was tried and sentenced to eight years of hard labor. And, in Mexico, be assured that will be hard labor. Yet President Coldiron expects us to treat illegals as special guests. Last week the FBI arrested a Mexican- American official in San Diego, Calif., for passing information to the Mexican drug cartel. Also, in another instance some time ago, an illegal murdered two people. He was given the same rights as a citizen with an attorney and two interpreters at taxpayers’ expense. This was in Marin County, California. I have been there and seen things many times. For instance, I knew one named Jorge who told me that he wanted to get a supervisor’s job although he had very little education and apparently very little work experience. Later I learned that he had been arrested for a crime which must have been pretty bad, because his family members, who were permanent residents, were not allowed to see him. So, if you don’t believe in borders, language and culture, you are not patriotic. Just one man’s opinion.


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