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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Theft of cell phone reported at Wal-Mart in Summerfield

A cell phone was reportedly stolen Thursday at  Wal-Mart in Summerfield.

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy responded to the Wal-Mart in reference to a theft, according to an incident report. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the store’s loss prevention officer who advised he observed an unknown white male take a cell phone off of the shelf. The suspect eventually placed the cellphone in his waistband under his shirt and left through the garden center without paying for the phone. The loss prevention officer then identified himself to the suspect several times, but the suspect ignored him and kept walking.

The stolen phone is a Motorola E4 valued at $69.

Trump and the January 6 ‘hostages’

A reader from Milwaukee, in a Letter to the Editor, has something to say about former President Trump and the January 6 “hostages.”

Residents of Winifred will be forced to continue to live with unsafe situation

A Village of Winifred resident, who has been in the headlines, worries that he and his neighbors will be forced to continue to live with an unsafe situation.

When did we decide insulting our neighbors was part of politics?

A Village of McClure resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders when it was decided that insulting our neighbors was part of politics.

Resident receives non-compliance letter after failure to have ID at pickleball court

A Village of Pennecamp resident is outraged after his wife received a non-compliance letter for not carrying her ID to the pickleball courts.

Lack of cleanliness at swimming pool

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Lake Denham resident reports that her local pool is not being kept clean.