Tag Archives: worth repeating

Worth repeating: Wise words from Edgar Ulmer

To my knowledge, The Jamestown Sun is one of the few newspapers of its size that still runs free obituaries. I’m glad for that because it provides a valuable public service and because, whenever our community loses a member, it’s … Continue reading

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Worth repeating: Snow estimate

“A whole bunch.” -unnamed Jamestown-area law enforcement officer, when asked for latest snow measurement over the radio.

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Worth repeating: Gas capades

I can’t quote it, but earlier this evening a call came over the scanner that someone getting gas at SuperPumper drove off with the nozzle still in the filler hole of their car. The driver ripped the hose off the … Continue reading

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Worth repeating: True wisdom on voting

“First, you can’t not vote. Too many people have paid too high a price for you to shrug off that privilege and duty.” -Field & Stream Writer and Rifle Expert David E. Petzal, in an otherwise humourous piece on the … Continue reading

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Worth repeating: Don’t push that!

“What’s this pretty little red button over here?” “That would be for the ejection seat.” -Two Jamestown police officers discussing a button for a camera system in a police cruiser Monday evening

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Worth repeating: Tea party protest reaction

"Were you aware of any organized protest around the corner of First and First?" -overheard on scanner from a Jamestown Police officer who didn’t know about the TEA party protest today. Reports indicate police are worried people will overflow into the street … Continue reading

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Worth repeating

"It’s snowing" "Outside?" -two folks discussing the weather over the scanner.

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Worth repeating | Bird trouble

"I’m a little upset about my uniform being all feathered up." -Jamestown police officer after helping to get a domestic turkey back in its cage after it got out.

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Worth repeating: Dangerous driver

"She was texting on her phone while listening to some music on her iPod." -Jamestown Police Officer, assuming I heard correctly, after pulling a driver over and issuing a citation.

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Rat reports

According to scanner reports and an anecdote from a coworker that there have been rats sighted in Jamestown recently. Now, these animals could very well be muskrats, woodchucks or beavers — as a member of the police pointed out over the … Continue reading

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