What you’re saying: A grandfather’s protest of ‘No Drugs Today’

  • Melisa Lyons
  • Staff Writer
12:10 p.m Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 Homepage
Staff Writer
Parkamo Avenue resident Denny Matheny placed a sign Monday, July 31, outside his home in an effort to curb drug use in the neighborhood. Matheny was joined throughout the day by Hamilton Police Chief Craig Bucheit as well as various neighbors, family members and even strangers in support of his efforts. GREG LYNCH/STAFF

A 69-year-old Butler County man took a stand earlier this week against what he calls “Heroin Alley.”

Dennis Matheny told this newspaper he was so fed up with the drug activity in his Hamilton neighborhood that he sat outside in 80-plus degree weather to warn anyone thinking of selling or buying drugs. 

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Here is how some on social media reacted to Matheny’s peaceful protest: