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Speakout 12/9

Thursday, December 9, 2004

Why do we have school traffic zones? It seems every time I approach the 20 mph school zone on Ables road, there is someone blasting through the zone at 40 miles per hour. Just this morning (Tuesday) I approached the intersection of Glenn and Ables Road from the south. While sitting at the stop sign, I observed what I assume was a student's mother coming east on Ables road. She was talking on a cell phone and driving at least 45 mph through the zone. At the same time, there were 34 other vehicles - one was a teacher and I don't know who the others were. Who do they think this zone is for? Everyone else but them? Let's enforce the school zones and try to protect these people from themselves.

This is to all the people who are fishing on the Collins Lake Estates. If you are renting and fishing in the lake, you are trespassing. If you live in the area (such as on Ingram Road), fishing is tolerated and permitted. If you do not live on Ingram and are renting in the area, you do not belong there. You are trespassing. Anyone who is seen fishing or trespassing on the Lake Estates of Collins or the owners of Ingram, police will be called. If you think you are trespassing, maybe you should leave. It is not city property.

Why can't we depend on the Standard Democrat's sports page to let us know what high school games are coming up? You used to print what games were going to be played a day or so before. Why did you stop?

We're still waiting for all our local schools to send their winter schedules.

This Christmas my wife and I will be spending Christmas Day by ourselves. We have children who live in the area but they have decided to have Christmas with their own families. So, not being surprised because they don't visit us any other time of the year, my wife will spend the holiday alone.