Monthly Archives: December 2008

Officer Memorial

Police Officer Mason Samborski, 28, of the Oak Park, Michigan Police Department was shot and killed on December 28, 2008 while conducting an investigation following a traffic stop. Officer Samborski had served law enforcement for 4 years. He is survived … Continue reading

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Be Careful This Week

If you are going to imbibeDon’t drink and drive.

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It May Not Be Worse But It’s Weird

Here’s the RADAR image at 2:36 a.m. Saturday for our area. At about 9:30 p.m. we were put in a tornado watch area and since then we’ve received about .25 inches of rain in about 30 minutes and the winds … Continue reading

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It Could Be Worse

After enjoying a 70 degree day here in Emporia, I received this picture from our very good friend, Yogi Reppmann, who winters in Northfield, MN and returns to his home city Flensburg in northern Germany during the summer months. Please … Continue reading

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Officer Down

Deputy Sheriff William K. Chadwell, 70, of the Pickaway County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office was struck and killed by an automobile while attempting to clear a fallen tree from the roadway.

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Good Will

As Christmas approached this year, a number of churches and organizations stopped by with home baked cookies and candies for our police officers. Each package came with a note of appreciation. Each gift is received with gratitude not just for … Continue reading

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Post Holiday Stress

You sit down at the table to pay bills and discover that the amount of cash you have on hand isn’t enough to cover the bills, let alone enough to feed a family and meet your expenses. More and more … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Here’s wishing you all a very Merry Christmas.

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Watch Out For The Weather

For those of you in more temperate climates, you can ignore this one. If you are in the areas of the country experiencing zero and subzero weather right now, please take the time to revisit the travel safety tips and … Continue reading

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Fear is Not A Weakness

…an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. ‘Joseph, son of David,’ the angel said, ‘do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit’” (Matthew … Continue reading

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