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Opionion pieces published in The Messenger’s Online Edition during May 2000 included:

May 4, 2000

Editorial

Get behind lake effort for sake of community

For 25 years the question of Walnut Creek Lake has been hanging over the heads of Pike Countians offering unfulfilled promises of a recreational lake that would serve the community and could have the potential to bring an economic boon to the area.

May 10, 2000

Editorial

Grants have done great things for community

Never underestimate the power of a grant.

May 14, 2000

Editorial

Legislature should insist on fiscally sound education budget

MONTGOMERY – The House of Representatives is standing Þrm in demanding accountability language in the Education Budget for the Þscal year 2001.

May 16, 2000

Editorial

Court delays move over as Blair date is scheduled

Getting on with the process in the Curtis Blair case is the right thing to do, and we are glad to see the lawyers and judge headed to trial in this somewhat high profile case.

May 16, 2000

Editorial

Relay continues track record of success

Every year, participation in Pike County’s Relay for Life grows along. And growing with it are dollar amounts that continue to reach staggering sums.

May 21, 2000

Editorial

Relay continues track record of success

Every year, participation in Pike County’s Relay for Life grows along. And growing with it are dollar amounts that continue to reach staggering sums.

May 28, 2000

Editorial

Guilty verdict makes Blair resignation best thing for Pike County

Stupidity and incompetence were cited as the reasons Pike County Revenue Commissioner Curtis Blair escaped felony charges. Those two attributes render him unfit to continue to serve as Pike County Revenue Commissioner.