The Duncan Banner


December 8, 2013

A word of thanks for unsung heroes

DUNCAN — Conversations the past several days have centered on the weather with emphasis on bitter cold temperatures, treacherous driving conditions, inconvenience and a forecast that calls for little change in the immediate future.

Now seems an appropriate time to express our appreciation.

While many of us snuggle in the warmth of a cozy home, men and women who work for utility companies, who handle law enforcement and fire protection responsibilities, who oversee or provide an assortment of services or who deliver newspapers, mail or packages become unsung heroes.

They often perform herculean tasks the rest of us take for granted.


All of us appreciate what you do and how you do it.

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