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Candlelight Vigil Planned for Ben Hughes

Friends, family and members of the community are organizing a candlelight vigil Sunday for former City Manager Ben Hughes.

Friends and family have organized a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Sunday at Wahby Park in front of the Blossom Heath Inn for former City Manager Ben Hughes.

The vigil is open to friends, family and members of the community who knew Hughes.

Hughes remains hospitalized following a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

dennis karwoski November 11, 2012 at 03:04 AM
In spite of what you know or think of Ben, everyone should attend this vigil to show support to Ben and Rachel in this time of turmoil. Sometimes life makes us all think of not so rational actions, myself included. Ben and Rachel, no matter what has happened or what will happen, we want you to know that there are many residents in SCS are concerned and do care about all three of you.
Proud SCS resident November 11, 2012 at 12:47 PM
It's terrible to hear the news on Mr. Ben Hughes, I honestly can't believe it. He was always approachable with a smile, I called him out of the blue once and he generously returned my call willing to assist. Neighbors were proud to say they know him and never said anything bad. I believed he had his heart in SCS. I wonder why there isn't more details on this event. As a resident and SCS tax payer, I have many questions on what happened and I believe we have the right to know what was discussed in this private meeting. Why did city council vote him out? Thanks for posting Dennis, I care and It's just sad for Mr. Hughes my prayers out to him and his family.
D M November 11, 2012 at 02:50 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hughes family.
Tom Poeschel November 11, 2012 at 05:22 PM
we will be there to support them ,was it all the stress that those evil people on consul gave him with there pettyness and own agendas ? or the same weird residents with constant complaining that have no common sense aka rat problems ,clean up your junk homes and dont expect someone else to do it for you ,ive lived here 54 yrs and yet to see a rat ,
Major Questions November 12, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Way to wait for all the facts Tom....or any of them at this point. And its COUNCIL.....

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