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Editorial: Teamwork paying off

Once again, we have seen the value of cooperation among law enforcement agencies.

The latest case is last week’s arrest of two men on charges relating to the June homicides of two brothers in Henry County.

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Editorial: Park, mural perk up area

The city of Martinsville has turned an eyesore into a gathering place.

The new Fayette Square “pocket park” was unveiled Thursday at the corner of Fayette, Moss and Main streets. The lot, where a building once stood, now features planters, picnic tables and a mural depicting the June German Ball, a popular social event in the area decades ago.

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Hat's off to....

• Harvey Taylor, a former Magna Vista High School standout quarterback, for hosting a free, four-day youth football clinic last week. Area athletes who are or will be participating in collegiate football taught participants on the proper techniques of play and competing at a high level, as well as the importance of academics and taking care of their bodies.

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Guidelines for letters to the editor

The Bulletin invites letters to the editor dealing with issues of local concern.

Letters must be typed or written legibly, be limited to 500 words, and include an address and phone number for verification purposes. Letters are subject to editing and rejection.

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Letter: Phil Sparks
Chicken issue not simple

I read today that the city council will hear public comments (tonight, July 22) regarding lifting of the ordinance against raising chickens for egg production in backyards.

I also read that the fee or license to do this would be $200. You can buy a lot of eggs for $200. At $1.59 per dozen, that is about one thousand five hundred and nine eggs (1,509) for $200.

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