Mackey Should Be Thankful For The State Troopers On Highway 153

Friday, August 22, 2014

This is in response to a statement made by Warren Mackey at the commission meeting.  His question was to the mayor regarding the state troopers writing tickets on Highway 153, saying they were on a rampage.  

It is apparent that Mr. Mackey doesn’t travel this highway.  His only concern was that the ticket money was going into state funds and not into county funds.  Mr. Mackey, do you have any idea of the fatalities (29) to date, up from eight last year?  

Instead of being thankful that someone had the good sense to ask for help with that area, you instead are complaining about the money.  How unreal that you care so little about human life.   

You ask the mayor to rely to the state troopers to “slow down.”  You should be thanking them for their hard work in trying to keep us safe.

Cheryl Cate

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