Lynch Pen - It’s time for Independents to step up to the plate

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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With the improvement in the weather, the relaxed schedule of ice breaking allowed me to make my annual pilgrimage to a Quorum Court meeting. Even though it was only a Committee of 13 meeting, it gave me an opportunity to see some of the members still present since my days there. It was interesting, but the agenda item to discuss the county judge’s handling of the remodeling project was tabled before it actually got off the ground. This was probably the most sensible thing to do since the investigation by the Arkansas State Police will provide ample opportunity for clarification of the situation. However, at the end of the meeting few spectators were left. Perhaps there was a great deal of interest in the judge’s action and the public wanted to hear how their representatives felt about the matter.

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