published Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Quote worthy

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for July 15-20.

"We all want clean water. It takes a price for clean water."

-- Mayor Ron Littlefield, on the negotiated agreement that will cost Chattanooga more than $251 million over the next 15 years for improvements to the city's sewer system

"Packs of wild turtles running rampant in the Harrisburg area. Be advised."

-- Chattooga County Sheriff's Office investigator Matt Hayes, on the comic aspect to the theft of metal barn siding that allowed some 1,600 turtles to go free from a turtle farm outside Summerville, Ga.

"My daughter's kids ... one of them's not breathing. She thinks he might already be dead!"

-- Mike Kile, in a June 28 call to Bradley County 911 as he tried to get help for his two grandsons, River and Leland Bates, both of whom died as a result of hyperthermia

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