Chief Horton: Embrace your First Responder

This past week, Imlay City experienced the worst tragedy that can hit a small community—a fatal fire involving children.As this horrific tragedy unfolded, I witnessed the heroic rescue efforts of our Firefighters and First Responders.Driven back by...

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Thanks to TCT and Wearing for Coverage

Coverage is always good! When tragedy strikes our little local towns, we need to draw together, unite as one, regardless of our differences. I truly believe this. It's a shame division is so prevalent today, and it takes such a tragedy for many to come...

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Thanks to Library Donors and Volunteers

The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library would like to thank everyone who contributed to our "Love Your Library" Silent Auction Fundraiser in February. A heartfelt thank you to the following donors and auction volunteers:Don's Auto, Shear Hair, King &...

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Imlay’s Downtown had Everything from Cars to Clothes

I read with interest "Our Opinion" in the Feb. 20 issue of the Times Online, and wanted to respond. Yes, it's sad that Shopko is closing, especially for the employees, but Imlay City has always evolved and been a resilient community. "When I was a boy" in...

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Thank You for Nine Years of Fulfillment

I have tried to write this letter several times over the last two weeks. Each time, I closed my laptop and said, "The words will come to me tomorrow." Well, I still haven't found enough words to sufficiently thank the community of Imlay City for making the...

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Church Tightens Volunteer Requirements

The recent meeting of Pope Francis with Cardinals highlighted critical need for ending clergy abuse. Hopefully actions from the top will end the hurt. We can only pray that actions will happen and not just word play.The Archdiocese of Detroit has been...

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4CCF Grant Funds AED

We would like to thank The Four County Foundation for providing Imlay City Christian School with a grant to purchase an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machine and also the funds for all of our staff to be trained in basic first aid, CPR and the use...

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Reading the Numbers

Over the past several weeks we have heard much about illegal aliens, border walls, costs and effects. Many of the statements have been both political and emotional with little or few facts.After a few hours of research I found the most comprehensive...

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Questions About Borders and Culture

Radio talk show host Michael Savage states "borders, language, and culture" made this nation. Does Rick Liblong stand for any of these? He seems to state that for anybody coming to, U.S. citizenship should be granted. A survey of Latin American countries...

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$5.6 Billion, We Waste More Than That

"We all want border security" is the statement made ad nauseum by the Democrats. But, when you get down to the details of that claim you find they don't want border security at all. They want open borders. Is a 5.6 billion dollar...

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