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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

County pulls YAC funding

During its regular meeting Monday morning, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 to not approve the $15,000 originally budgeted for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council due to a controversial art show. Read more about this vote in today’s EAGLE. (October 3, 2011)

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    4 Responses to “County pulls YAC funding”

    1. Pulling funding from the arts is significantly more shameful than dirty pictures. Be careful Lafayette County. What will the Moral Majority take from you next?

    2. john lanford says:

      Ignorance. Plain and simple. Scratch and sniff this.

    3. valerie wilson says:

      Shame on you, Lafayette County Board of Supervisors. How embarrassing for the Oxford/University community. Grow up and stop trying to mandate *your* version of morality to everyone else.

    4. Michael says:

      The best part of Mississippi is the arts. Keep legislating morality and Mississippi will rank last in every good category.

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