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Be sure to thank all the workers

This past week as been treacherous, to say the least.

The Tri-State has been subjected to the most snow and coldest temperatures that many of its residents have seen in decades, or ever.

Yet through it all, road, water and power crews have endured to try and keep everyone safe, comfortable and warm.

Monday’s snowfall was unrelenting and snowplow drivers were out around the clock and remained so throughout the week. A huge thank you goes out to anyone, in the public or private sectors, who traversed the roads and highways to clear a safe passage for all who had to venture out into the cold.

As is the trend with temperatures drop, water pipes freeze and burst. Another thank you goes out to any worker who braved the icy cold to repair damaged lines.

Friday morning, many in Lawrence County faced power outages. Crews worked promptly to get the much need electricity running during sub-zero temperatures and for that, the gratitude is unending.

And here at The Tribune, we’d like to thank all our carriers who, despite the conditions, have tried to run their routes in a timely manner.

Please be patient if your papers are late; the weather is awful for us all.

Stay safe and warm, everyone.