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Igor July 2, 2014 at 04:53 pm
How about you pay attention. Course maybe if the baby was shaped like a cell phone (they never seemRead More to forget those).
Ellen R Majewski July 11, 2014 at 03:56 am
Already this summer there are far too many incidents of children and pets being left to die in hotRead More cars. Make a statement. Be alert. Let others know that this negligence is unacceptable. Buy a shirt, form a team, grab your friends and volunteer some time to do a car check the next time you are in a hot parking lot. Bring a hammer or crowbar just in case. This is a two tier project. First, preorder your t-shirt, tank top or hoody at http://teespring.com/windowbreaker T-shirt sales goal = 50 shirts in 20 days. For those who not familiar with teespring. com, pre-order your shirt on reserve. When the goal of 50 shirts is met or exceeded, shirts will be shipped to you by the company. If the goal is not met, the order is cancelled and no money is charged to you or your credit card. Proceeds from shirt sales will be reinvested to purchase bumper stickers that will be available locally and online. Bumper stickers will spread the message to a greater audience and remind the ignorant that we are paying attention - even if they are not! It is our moral obligation to protect those who cannot protect themselves. There comes a time when we are called to act. The time to act is now before another victim headlines the news. Will you choose to be part of the answer? I did. I ordered my shirt last night. Join this worthwhile cause TODAY! Please share
Craig Zac July 16, 2014 at 11:09 am
Great idea and kudos to this kid who invented this but this poor kid is in for a rude awakening whenRead More some moron tries to sue him because he put it in his car and it broke or fell off and the person didn't get reminded that his baby was in the car and it died. Sorry but this is the society we have raised!
Melissa Steele July 25, 2012 at 01:47 pm
I cried all the way through this story and the blog, too! Soooooo happy for ya'll. I know how itRead More feels to loose a beloved pet and I couldn't be happier for you! Kiss Daisy on her sweet little head for me!
Patricia A. Shew July 25, 2012 at 07:04 pm
We also have greyhounds and I know how I would feel! We just put down our first grey that came fromRead More SEGA on May 10th. She was 15 years young. We lost 2 to cancer and still have our sweet Abby. I would be lost if if she ran away. Hug Miss Daisy for me and give her a kiss. I am very glad she has returned home!
Terri August 24, 2012 at 01:00 am
Olivia you are an inspiration! You prove that every one of us can do something to help, no matterRead More our age or income. We all have the capacity to love and it creates a ripple effect. Thank you for being a caring person, you are a saviour to these animals! :)
Racer X August 24, 2012 at 01:34 pm
Olivia- With great young Americans like you as part of today's youth, we older folks still haveRead More hope. Keep up the good work and thanks for being such a great example.
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Dave Ballard July 27, 2012 at 01:30 am
Susan and Bob: Thank you!
Amy Fry Johnson July 28, 2012 at 03:40 pm
This family is amazing all around. They also constantly take in and help homeless or injuredRead More animals. I can't even remember how many they have rescued over the years!
jason July 28, 2012 at 03:52 pm
Why didn't they mention that you are a colonel in Kentucky Susan!? I need to bring shannon and camRead More out there for a visit. Jason ford
Melissa Steele April 23, 2012 at 01:11 pm
Agreed, Steve. I called the sheriff's office over just that a few weeks ago...trash blowing likeRead More crazy out of the back of a pick up truck.
Elect Trey Downs Sheriff April 23, 2012 at 02:11 pm
I want to applaud everyone who participated in the Great American Cleanup. Especially those peopleRead More who volunteered on their day off. We had 23 volunteers cleanup a portion of Cole Springs Rd. We picked up 171 1/2 pounds of trash. This event was a huge success. Please visit the link below to see pictures of the cleanup effort across the county. https://picasaweb.google.com/m/viewer#album/111622338385104800277/5734451021855983121
Cecelia 'Denise' Moon April 23, 2012 at 11:00 pm
I would like to see the public candidates that run for office be fined for not picking up theirRead More signs. I picked up three within a block of Publix. Tsk, Tsk.......
Stephanie Gross April 4, 2012 at 05:00 pm
This is just a wonderful example of what can be accomplished when the community works together.Read More Thoughts and prayers continue for Kajal and her family!
Gail Lane April 4, 2012 at 07:27 pm
Phenomenal news ... and WELL DONE to the organizers!
Brooke April 4, 2012 at 09:06 pm
Awesome! My grandfather received a bone marrow transplant in October. My uncle was the donor and wasRead More only a half-match but the transplant was successful and he is now in remission! :)
Dave Shearon April 1, 2012 at 03:48 am
Wow what a great article, not just for my efforts but for Project Safe! ! What a great publicRead More service your preformed.
David Shearon March 12, 2012 at 06:51 pm
Thanks for covering our Zumbathon and the Great article Kate! We appreciate all of the support weRead More get from Patch!
David Shearon March 12, 2012 at 06:53 pm
Thanks Kate for spreading the word about Project Safe and Team 6's efforts to win the dollar a voteRead More People's Choice Award. We have some more events before the April 1 dance off. I can keep you posted about more fun and more money for Project Safe and our team.
David Shearon March 12, 2012 at 07:00 pm
Actual total dollars raised from Zumbathon $757 toward Team 6's effort. We just got the totals in.Read More Thanks for your continued support.
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