The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

September 7, 2013

Hearts & darts

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“As I go to bank, doctor, hair dresser and grocery shopping, I use the city bus. The drivers are always helpful and courteous. When you arrive at your destination if anyone is there they always open the door.

“At the grocery, people are helpful. Most times the things you want are on the top shelf. As I shop with a basket on my lap this means shutting down my chair, putting the basket on the floor and standing up, not always easy. Seems like there is always someone there with ‘May I help you.’

“I’m very glad I live in such a nice town.”

Gail Nicoson of Danville sends hearts to “AutoZone and the Humane Society for their help on Aug. 16.

“I opened my garage door and smelled something dead. I didn’t see a dead animal nor could I find a dead animal in the garage. I went to the bank and still smelled a dead animal. I went to AutoZone and told them that I thought I had a dead animal under the hood. They sent one of their workers out, and my fears were confirmed. A cat had crawled into my engine. I was very upset!

“I was wondering if the Humane Society would come, and they did. Within a few minutes after my plea, they came and removed the cat. I felt terrible! Being an animal lover, I hope the cat didn’t suffer.

“Thanks to AutoZone and the Humane Society for their prompt service and their kindness. They were a godsend.”

Marjorie Hacker of Danville sends hearts to “the Danville Police Department.

“After I moved, they checked on my house. After seeing no lights, they called to check on me. They were concerned for my safety and checked to see that everything was OK.

“They have a very difficult job, and they are doing very good work.

“I thank them so very much.”

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