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May 5, 2012

Letters to the editor - Sunday, May 6, 2012

Hans Pate the right man for the judge’s bench

We are writing to recommend the election of Hans Pate as judge of Howard Superior Court 4 in the Republican primary election on May 8.

We have known Mr. Pate for many years. We have utilized his legal services for comprehensive estate and trust planning, and he is very knowledgeable in that area. We have referred quite a few people to him for legal services in the past, and they have been very pleased with him.

We have family in law enforcement and we are comforted to know that Mr. Pate’s background as a deputy prosecutor will be helpful to him in his handling of criminal felony cases as the judge in that court.

He is a family man, liked by everyone I know, and has a good moral character.

Mr. Pate is 43 years old. If you are not wise enough to be a judge in your 40s, then you probably are not wise enough to be a judge in your 50s, 60s or 70s either. Also as we all recall, JFK was elected president of the United States when he was 43.

Mr. Pate is experienced in every type of case that would come before him in Superior Court 4.

He will have our votes.

Jim and Margaret Seitz,

Kokomo

Get off your phone and onto the stage

In today’s society, teenagers waste their time playing video games for hours, texting the day away and checking Facebook 3 million times every hour. Though these activities are fun, they seldom benefit us. Teenagers, like myself, need to seek out activities that enrich our lives. Activities that will teach us skills and lessons that we would not have learned otherwise. If you would like to put your hours toward something more than getting a better kill/death ratio, then look no further, drama is the thing for you.

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