A few days ago I read in The Express Star, that the Economic Development Committee was going to ask the Chickasha city council to loan 1.5 million to a private industry.
They were also to give away $400,000 to the local university.
This disturbs me, the money could be better spent on public safety.
The police department is inadequately staffed, at times there are only two or three patrolmen on duty to protect the citizens of Chickasha.
This is not enough in a city this size. I was in law enforcement for 28 years and I realize you can not do the job the public expects, if you do not have enough personnel.
This is a dangerous situation for not only the officers, but the citizens as well.
In my opinion, before these funds are disbursed the police and fire departments should be considered, The lives of the citizens of Chickasha, police officers and fire personnel are at risk
City money should be spent on public safety
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Dear Express Star Editor and Friends of the Arts,
The Chickasha Area Arts Council (CAAC) Directors and the Rock Island Arts Festival 2010 (RIAF) Committee, which was chaired this year by Candice Staats, would like to 'THANK YOU' for your generous support of the 2nd Annual 'Arts Festival'! It was a wonderful, fun-filled and entertaining event for the whole community.
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I would like to take this opportunity to thank District Attorney Bret Burns and Chickasha Police Chief Lynn Williams for going above and beyond their job descriptions to help me with a situation that recently occurred at Ninnekah High School.
Chickasha Police Chief Lynn Williams helped in a matter that occurred in the Chickasha city limits, but affected Ninnekah School. I appreciate his assistance. The Chickasha School District is extremely lucky to have a police chief who will go the extra mile to support education and student safety.
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