Loss of Memory — or Interest?

For those who think a lack of involvement in the community by the community is a new problem, we present this editorial from 52 years ago.

By Don Shearon

First Published April 28, 1970Once again, we must play the role of Devil's Advocate, and chide some Fairburians for their seeming indifference toward a community endeavor.On Friday evening, representatives of nine groups met to discuss the preliminary plans for a proposed Jefferson County civic center. At least that many more groups had been invited to participate.We do not know whether those missing representatives suffered memory loss, or simply lack interest. We will give them the ...


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