I want to first say that we should all stop and reflect on the senseless violence that befell our nation this past week. I pray for our country and all the families that have been affected by these actions. We are Americans and live by a set of rules (the United State Constitution) that should be followed by us all.

A new year in Marion

Victor Contreras is the mayor of the city of Marion and writes a monthly column which appears every first Thursday.

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