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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mike Pickens

Funds needed to clean roads

Supervisor Chad McClarty asked his fellow board members to consider using grant funds to help clean up Lafayette County roads. (January 8, 2015, Page 1)

Warehouse deal in jeopardy

Plans for a new warehouse being built by McGregor Steel for Caterpillar’s use at the industrial park in Lafayette County could be put off due to city regulations.

 (January 6, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Let the races begin

Those considering a run in a variety of elections in 2015 have until Feb. 27 to qualify to be in those races, but some local officials have already made up their minds. As a result, voters will have an opportunity to decide whether the longest-serving locally elected county official will be returned to office one more time, and voters will probably be selecting at least one new member to the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors. (January 1, 2015, Page 1A)

Road work begins on CR 406

Work started Monday on the new CountyRoad 406 that will help control school traffic in Lafayette County.​

 (December 16, 2014, Page 1)

Supervisors and their input

We hold to the belief that you shouldn’t complain about what government officials do if you didn’t vote. By the same token, it appears government officials should attend the meetings and do the things they were elected to do as well. (September 17, 2014, Page 4)

County looks for illegal dumpers

The Board of Supervisors tabled a request Monday to allow county employees to clean up an illegal time, granting more time to find those responsible. (November 19, 2013, Page 1)

County nixes resort status request

The Board of Supervisors declined to grant a letter of support for Goose Creek Club in Wellsgate a resort status so it can sell alcohol in its future restaurant. (October 22, 2013, Page 1, 14)

Can county control cruel canines?

Lafayette County Board of Supervisors will be considering a new ordinance that will address vicious and nuisance dogs. (October 8, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Neighbors claim property a safety hazard

The Board of Supervisors told neighbors on CR 226 that they’re nothing more the county can do to get a messy neighbor to clean up his act. (January 23, 2013, Page 7A)

Banks snub county’s $20 million

When the Lafayette County officials sent out requests for proposals to area banks looking for a home for the county’s $20 million checking accounts, only one bank applied. (December 18, 2012, Page 2)

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