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life resident

United States

#1 Jul 15, 2009
I have seen signs all around the county with many different names of them wanting to be sheriff. I have lived here my entire life and have never seen them go up so fast or so many. The only one that I have heard of that I know is a local is Johnny Ensley. Does anyone know any of these others or how many there actually are planning to run?
Brysons own

United States

#2 Jul 15, 2009
Beats me who they are and more just keep surfacing sounds like. My vote goes to anyone who will let Jenny Hyatt go when they get in there. Well, maybe not just anyone, but that is a definate requirement in my opinion. I've lived here all my life too, and everytime what looks like a good person is elected they turn bad. Hope we do better next time. We need someone who won't get greedy if that's possible.
caring citizen

Coudersport, PA

#3 Jul 16, 2009
Brysons own wrote:
Beats me who they are and more just keep surfacing sounds like. My vote goes to anyone who will let Jenny Hyatt go when they get in there. Well, maybe not just anyone, but that is a definate requirement in my opinion. I've lived here all my life too, and everytime what looks like a good person is elected they turn bad. Hope we do better next time. We need someone who won't get greedy if that's possible.
Do you personally know Sheriff Cochran? Think he is a good man and is doing a good job. Everything that happens is not his fault. He has tried, but our so called "GOOD" commissioners have fought him from the beginning. Nobody is going to get anything done as long as the courts just slap the criminals on the hand and turn them loose. Just look at all the arrests that are made and see how many get anything done about it. Crime is continually rising, the population is growning and people have turned away from God and into everything the world has to offer! The best thing to do is turn back to God, put God back in our schools and pray for our leaders!
caring citizen

Coudersport, PA

#4 Jul 16, 2009
life resident wrote:
I have seen signs all around the county with many different names of them wanting to be sheriff. I have lived here my entire life and have never seen them go up so fast or so many. The only one that I have heard of that I know is a local is Johnny Ensley. Does anyone know any of these others or how many there actually are planning to run?
I don't know any of the people who have signs up.
Don't think any of them will do any better than what we have.
happy

United States

#5 Jul 16, 2009
caring citizen wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you personally know Sheriff Cochran? Think he is a good man and is doing a good job. Everything that happens is not his fault. He has tried, but our so called "GOOD" commissioners have fought him from the beginning. Nobody is going to get anything done as long as the courts just slap the criminals on the hand and turn them loose. Just look at all the arrests that are made and see how many get anything done about it. Crime is continually rising, the population is growning and people have turned away from God and into everything the world has to offer! The best thing to do is turn back to God, put God back in our schools and pray for our leaders!
I do know him and think he has tried to do the best he could with what he was given. I feel he is caring the blame for every employee he has had. You can only be as good as the people you have behing you. The few experiences I have had with his office have been handle great. Sheriff Cochran seems to be a part in everything his office is handling. Former sheriffs let their officers handle things most of the time. It was rare that I saw them out on the road or anywhere that law enforcement had been called to. Alot of the things that have been brought up lately are not new they just are not hidden or covered up. I don't know about the greed or money issue but if I were the only one that mattered there would be no need for a new sheriff. That is based on what I know as truth from my dealings with the current office.
tired of the ploitics

United States

#6 Jul 16, 2009
Brysons own wrote:
Beats me who they are and more just keep surfacing sounds like. My vote goes to anyone who will let Jenny Hyatt go when they get in there. Well, maybe not just anyone, but that is a definate requirement in my opinion. I've lived here all my life too, and everytime what looks like a good person is elected they turn bad. Hope we do better next time. We need someone who won't get greedy if that's possible.
you say greed. to that i would have to disagree with! the man has worked for the last two years with great sucess under conditions and a salary that 99.9% of the rest of us would have gave up and quit by now. In fact he has had deputies make more than he has. it's funny to me how many people are so blinded to the facts that our county government is crooked or maybe they do see it but are too afraid to do anything about it. I still believe that the mans stance and standards get the vote and not what is beside his name. a vote that our comm. will not get again. keep up the hard work sheriff not all of us are policitally blinded as some may think.
caring citizen

Coudersport, PA

#7 Jul 16, 2009
happy wrote:
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I do know him and think he has tried to do the best he could with what he was given. I feel he is caring the blame for every employee he has had. You can only be as good as the people you have behing you. The few experiences I have had with his office have been handle great. Sheriff Cochran seems to be a part in everything his office is handling. Former sheriffs let their officers handle things most of the time. It was rare that I saw them out on the road or anywhere that law enforcement had been called to. Alot of the things that have been brought up lately are not new they just are not hidden or covered up. I don't know about the greed or money issue but if I were the only one that mattered there would be no need for a new sheriff. That is based on what I know as truth from my dealings with the current office.
I agree wholeheartedly. Could not have been said better!
caring citizen

Coudersport, PA

#8 Jul 16, 2009
tired of the ploitics wrote:
<quoted text> you say greed. to that i would have to disagree with! the man has worked for the last two years with great sucess under conditions and a salary that 99.9% of the rest of us would have gave up and quit by now. In fact he has had deputies make more than he has. it's funny to me how many people are so blinded to the facts that our county government is crooked or maybe they do see it but are too afraid to do anything about it. I still believe that the mans stance and standards get the vote and not what is beside his name. a vote that our comm. will not get again. keep up the hard work sheriff not all of us are policitally blinded as some may think.
Sheriff Cochran is a very caring person for the people in our county and for the people who work for him. How many more would have the job he has and have his pay cut like his was,stand up for his deputies like he has. He's tried to get pay raises for them. It is all politics. If he was a democrat, it would be different! I'm glad he stands for what he is!
stop ignorance

United States

#9 Jul 21, 2009
curtis cochran isnt even blet certified!!! elect him in 2010 and he will get the criminals outta town.......wait he has already done that..3 escapes and he tries to blame the commisioners ... i know hes supplied with hand cuffs and shackles, can the ignorant fool use them? He responds with his family in the car on domestic calls ...boy isnt that a liability in the county! i would love to see the dare funds published in the paper Mr Cochran seems there is some concern, there mishandled.And all the great employees he has hired well he has a lesbian teaching SRO that is teaching our kids the dare program ? what a good christian man you are Curtis! and great morals you have..You walked around to my house before elections saying things would be done like this and that! You are a complete ignorant fool that should resign with the rest of your ignorant deputys.........i would also like to commend glenn jones, mrs lindsey, carson , and mr moon for there actions there taking for the best interest of the people of swain county! im so sick and tired of you pointing the finger blaming them for your ignorance...crime would be down if we had a sheriff that was blet certified! thats why crime is up.
just a thought

United States

#10 Jul 22, 2009
Any one who would agree with these commissioners is the ignorant fool . Wastefull spending, 300,000.00 revaluation down the tubs. And no one accountable. When you have trouble don't call for help just handle the criminals yourself. I am sure you know all the laws. You seem to know everything else. You just keep loving your commissioner you dumb a__.
stop ignorance wrote:
curtis cochran isnt even blet certified!!! elect him in 2010 and he will get the criminals outta town.......wait he has already done that..3 escapes and he tries to blame the commisioners ... i know hes supplied with hand cuffs and shackles, can the ignorant fool use them? He responds with his family in the car on domestic calls ...boy isnt that a liability in the county! i would love to see the dare funds published in the paper Mr Cochran seems there is some concern, there mishandled.And all the great employees he has hired well he has a lesbian teaching SRO that is teaching our kids the dare program ? what a good christian man you are Curtis! and great morals you have..You walked around to my house before elections saying things would be done like this and that! You are a complete ignorant fool that should resign with the rest of your ignorant deputys.........i would also like to commend glenn jones, mrs lindsey, carson , and mr moon for there actions there taking for the best interest of the people of swain county! im so sick and tired of you pointing the finger blaming them for your ignorance...crime would be down if we had a sheriff that was blet certified! thats why crime is up.
Wide awake

United States

#11 Jul 22, 2009
just a thought wrote:
Any one who would agree with these commissioners is the ignorant fool . Wastefull spending, 300,000.00 revaluation down the tubs. And no one accountable. When you have trouble don't call for help just handle the criminals yourself. I am sure you know all the laws. You seem to know everything else. You just keep loving your commissioner you dumb a__.<quoted text>
Now its time to look at the attitude and language you use when you disagree with someone's opinion. Your previous posts indicate you have something lacking in the thinking department, but here you are showing your colors completely. I don't agree with the commissioners but I don't think calling other people names and being downright mean is a compliment to you or anyone who might have previously shared your opinions. Try to be a little more mature and see if that don't help in many ways. I would have a hard time crediting your views in any positive manner after what you said here.
Red

Walthourville, GA

#12 Jul 24, 2009
Brysons own wrote:
Beats me who they are and more just keep surfacing sounds like. My vote goes to anyone who will let Jenny Hyatt go when they get in there. Well, maybe not just anyone, but that is a definate requirement in my opinion. I've lived here all my life too, and everytime what looks like a good person is elected they turn bad. Hope we do better next time. We need someone who won't get greedy if that's possible.
Looks like you really keep up with your politics there, Bryson's own. Because if you did, you would know that Jenny took a 3 month leave of absence in order to care for her elderly mother and when the layoffs were posted, she volunteered. So for all intents and purposes, she is no longer employeed there.
Jim

Walthourville, GA

#13 Jul 24, 2009
stop ignorance wrote:
curtis cochran isnt even blet certified!!! elect him in 2010 and he will get the criminals outta town.......wait he has already done that..3 escapes and he tries to blame the commisioners ... i know hes supplied with hand cuffs and shackles, can the ignorant fool use them? He responds with his family in the car on domestic calls ...boy isnt that a liability in the county! i would love to see the dare funds published in the paper Mr Cochran seems there is some concern, there mishandled.And all the great employees he has hired well he has a lesbian teaching SRO that is teaching our kids the dare program ? what a good christian man you are Curtis! and great morals you have..You walked around to my house before elections saying things would be done like this and that! You are a complete ignorant fool that should resign with the rest of your ignorant deputys.........i would also like to commend glenn jones, mrs lindsey, carson , and mr moon for there actions there taking for the best interest of the people of swain county! im so sick and tired of you pointing the finger blaming them for your ignorance...crime would be down if we had a sheriff that was blet certified! thats why crime is up.
I know of 2 escapes; Jody Smallwood who walked out of the courthouse because he was left unattended (and he paid for that with Mr. Cochrans fist to his face while he was handcuffed) and Jeff Miles. Who was the other one?
last lion

Walthourville, GA

#14 Jul 24, 2009
caring citizen wrote:
<quoted text>
Sheriff Cochran is a very caring person for the people in our county and for the people who work for him. How many more would have the job he has and have his pay cut like his was,stand up for his deputies like he has. He's tried to get pay raises for them. It is all politics. If he was a democrat, it would be different! I'm glad he stands for what he is!
Stands for what he is? Oh, so he stands for being a coward and a liar and a hypocrite? because thats what he is!
Brysons own

United States

#15 Jul 24, 2009
Red wrote:
<quoted text>Looks like you really keep up with your politics there, Bryson's own. Because if you did, you would know that Jenny took a 3 month leave of absence in order to care for her elderly mother and when the layoffs were posted, she volunteered. So for all intents and purposes, she is no longer employeed there.
Maybe I just don't keep my nose up everybody's behind or I would be as informed as you are.
BIG JOE

United States

#16 Jul 25, 2009
WE NEED TO KEEP CURTIS COCHRAN. GET NEW COUNTY COMMISIONERS. IT WOULD BE GOOD IF THE COUNTY COMMISIONERS TRIED TO HELP OUR SHERIFF.
caring citizen

Coudersport, PA

#17 Jul 25, 2009
BIG JOE wrote:
WE NEED TO KEEP CURTIS COCHRAN. GET NEW COUNTY COMMISIONERS. IT WOULD BE GOOD IF THE COUNTY COMMISIONERS TRIED TO HELP OUR SHERIFF.
AMEN TO THAT!!!
caring citizen

Coudersport, PA

#18 Jul 25, 2009
Who knows is the ones running for sheriff would
be any better, probably not as good as Curtis!
Is David Franklin BLET certified? Who is Billy Kiddy, Chuck Clifton? Names we've never heard of>
Wayne Dover - is he certified?
stop ignorance

Pittsburgh, PA

#19 Jul 25, 2009
david franklin is a crook that dont have a chance in hell! Bill Kiddy is some transplant just like chuck clifton......wayne dover is blet certified hes just on the wrong ticket!
life resident

United States

#20 Jul 26, 2009
According to Swain County tax results online, Bill Kiddy owns just half an acre on Pine St. It lists their mailing address as Plant City, NC but it should be Plant City, FL according to the zip code 33567. When searching I could not find any property listing for Chuck Clifton or Charles Clifton. I thought you had to be a resident of the county to run for office. Unless the county records have not been update neither of these gentlemen are true residents of Swain county.

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