Quote worthy

Quote worthy

June 8th, 2014 in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for June 1-7:

"We have children that we feed that came some mornings crying, because they had the day before seen death right at their front door."

-- Chris Rolle, who with his wife, Dorothy, were honored as local heroes for their program to feed Avondale children waiting for the school bus in the mornings

"When we leave, there are going to be people touched by it even though we're not going to know about it. That's what ministry is: not always knowing the end."

-- Margaret Crawford, a member of Builders for Christ, which helped construct buildings at a Christian ministry and boarding school near Dunlap, Tenn., recently

"Is that Nathan? Oh my God."

-- Meghan Bennett, identifying from the stand the man, Nathan Lalone, who wounded her and killed her boyfriend in a 2011 ambush shooting in Apison

"Obviously it's a serious problem in Tennessee when one out of every 20 adults has used prescription drugs that weren't prescribed for them for medical reasons."

-- Gov. Bill Haslam, speaking about his new "Prescription for Success" initiative to combat prescription drug abuse

"It's horrible. When you see your buddies get killed right in front of you ... it's rough."

-- Fred Matthews, 92, who took part in the D-Day invasion in June 1944