Roadside memorials issue dies

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Family members, others object to proposed rules

By Trista Lutgring

TELL CITY - An intense discussion ensued during the Dec. 7 meeting of Perry County commissioners as an ordinance governing memorials along county roadways was presented but went nowhere, putting the issue to rest for the time.

The ordinance that would require highway memorials to be on country rights-of-way died after discussion between the board and those present grew heated. Commissioner Jody Fortwendel had made a motion to approve the ordinance and Commissioner Bill Amos seconded it, but withdrew it, saying he thought they were discussing another issue.

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