A large crowd gathered Sunday afternoon on the lawn of the Clinton County Courthouse for a prayer rally in response to the proposal between DHL and UPS which would cause the loss of 8,200 to 8,500.

Clinton County Commissioner Randy Riley said in the last six weeks, local, county, state and federal officials have done everything they can think to do to stop the pact. “And that includes praying. We thought it was very appropriate that we gather at the courthouse steps and pray,” he said. “We don’t know what is going to happen. God will get us through this as a community and we will come through this just as strong and we will stay united. We’re not going to give up,”

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