|Published: 8:20 AM, 06/18/2013
||Last updated: 8:21 AM, 06/18/2013
Author: Rick Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-For a second time, members of the Cocke County
Legislative Body haved voted to deny providing a surplus police cruiser to the
Town of Parrottsville.
After much discussion during Monday's regular monthly
meeting, members voted 7-4 against a resolution providing the town with the
car. A similar vote was recorded last month when the issue first arose.
Finance Committee Chairman Phil Killion, who was unable
to attend Monday's meeting, had requested the matter be put back on the CLB's
agenda during last week's Finance Committee meeting.
Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes explained the surplus
cruiser being considered is a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria with more than 160,000
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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