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Nov 15 12:38am
Name: john roberts
Subject: wet or dry in craighead county?
Comment: i think it should go wet but have a limit on how,where,when and
how many places can sale and what they can sale.

Nov 15 1:00pm
Name: S. G. Alford
Subject: Wet/Dry in any AR dry county !
Comment: Hi, We were created to have and make choices. It's not one
persons duty to make my choices before my Lord. I have to take
responsibility for my actions/choices.  If an adult wants to drink or buy
a lottery ticked believe me they will get it. Every state that borders AR
would loose a lot of tax revenue if this state moved into the 21st.
century. We need more revenue in this state for roads, schools, etc., the
state brakes the backs of the tax payer, just look at the tax we pay when
we buy groceries.  The fundamentalist do not have a right to make my
choices, I am a christian who believes in freedom of choice.  I have a
young person at ASU and believe me Craighead is like Sharp Co. they are
the wetest dry countys in AR! If a person wants to drink they will find
liquor and probably drink more than if they had access to it. This state &
dry counties are loosing more money than the groc. tax revenue would ever
bring in.

Nov 15 1:12pm
Name:
Subject: Craighead County Wet or Dry?
Comment: I think they should go ahead and make it a wet county. We have
several counties surrounding us so everyone in Craighead County can get
some form of liqour if they want. Also, many people here in town already
have some type of bar in their home and others can just get liqour from
one of the bars. If it is alright to sell liqour at bars here in town how
come they can't have it at out restaurants? With dinner, it's considered
culture, which this town has none of. But still, why are certain ones,
like the ones who go barhopping or belong to some club be the only one
privelidged? It should be for everyone. If they want to make it dry, they
should take the bars OUT! No Country Club, No Sage Meadows Club, NO CLUBS
AT ALL. It should be the same for everyone. Not just certain ones. This
was voted back in 1944. It is 2003 almost and we need to bring our fair
city up to date. If it means alcohol, that would bring more restaurants,
more everything. We are a growing city, especially because of ASU. Let's
get this town up to date with nice restaurants, some really nice
recreational items, not just soccor or something for the kids only, but
something for everyone and somehting that everyone could afford. If
certain ones don't want to drink, that's great. BUT DON'T STOP ANYONE ELSE
IF THAT'S WHAT THEY PREFER!!!!!!!

Nov 15 1:14pm
Name: Steven
Subject: Wet or Dry?
Comment: Who is Jonesboro trying to kid? The city is wet for those with
the money to pay for a liquor license. Just make the county wet with the
stipulation that within the city limits, all sales must be in restaurants,
clubs, or Package stores only....no sales from convenience or grocery
stores. That is the city ordinance in many towns, such as Fayetteville.

Nov 15 1:22pm
Name: Marty R. Hopkins
Subject: dry or wet
Comment: It would be disastrous for our county to become wet. Let's keep
this a safe, respectable and great place to live.

Nov 15 1:45pm
Name: Donald Barnes
Subject: Wet or Dry in Craighead County
Comment: We should do all in our power to keep Craighead County dry and
Kait/TV should not try to sway folks to go wet.

Nov 15 2:03pm
Name: Shirley Smith
Subject: Wet/Dry Issue
Comment: The argument to go wet for the sake of the economy does not hold
water!  It seems to me the Jonesboro economy is doing quite well.  The
restaurants, that serve alcoholic beverages in other cities, which have
come here are packed most every night for dinner and some during lunch if
they serve lunch.  They are especially busy on weekends even without a
special event taking place.
In other cities (or counties) which have liquor stores in easily
accessible locations seem to have more crimes committed.  Perhaps, I do
not hear of as many (crimes) in Jonesboro as there could be.

Nov 15 2:04pm
Name: Melba
Subject: Wet/Dry
Comment: Very evident you are in favor of a wet county.  We are strongly
opposed. Thanks

Nov 15 2:36pm
Name: Concerned Citizen
Subject: wet/dry
Comment: LEAVE IT TO KAIT IS PRESENT A BIAS VIEW OF THIS ISSUE.  THE FACT
IS THAT BEING A DRY COUNTY IS VERY IMPORTANT.  PLEASE DISCONTINUE YOUR
ATTEMPT TO PUSH YOUR BIAS VIEWS.

I GUESS IT IS TIME TO TURN KAIT OFF IN MY HOME, SINCE KAIT CAN NO LONGER
BE TRUSTED TO PRESENT THE NEWS AND NOT THEIR PERSONAL VIEWS.

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY IS DRY AND SHOULD STAY DRY!!!

Nov 15 2:37pm
Name:
Subject: KAIT'S PUSH TO MAKE CRAIGHEAD COUNTY WET
Comment: STOP THE TRASH AND JUST REPORT THE NEWS.

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