Nearly $700,000 cut from Hardeman County budget

Sep 27, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WMC-TV Memphis

A tough economy is hitting one small Mid-South town in a very tough way and officials hope county fire service won't be in jeopardy.

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1 - 10 of 10 Comments Last updated Feb 16, 2013
WoW

Somerville, TN

#1 Sep 30, 2012
damn they did tis cause all he money they stol an put in they pocket, hell all the people whowork in govenment in Bolivar period is crooked A** theives.I know this for fact an they can't even show or prove were the spent it cause they didn"t spend it on Bolivar. It was put in they pocket.
fact

Duluth, GA

#2 Dec 31, 2012
It is NOT a CUT when you reduce proposed increases. How stupid do you think we are? Expenses continue to go up year after year. Fund balance continue yo go down. It time for REAL management for the future of the County.
Really

Duluth, GA

#3 Dec 31, 2012
Ok I just read the article and I am a supporter of our county mayor. But your plan is to plan a county wide fundraiser to help with the budget problem. Now I am really out done on that one. Realistically how much money do you think you can raise off of that. And what about the years to come, I am speechless on that answer. I will really be glad when we admit that the jail complex has broke our county. Madison county's jail complex is not as grand as our and they have 10 times the people and homes to get taxes from. And for the person that did the first comment off this post please stop commenting and making false accusations about people stealing. It's not the time or place for your poor writing and foolish comments.
hiccup

Duluth, GA

#4 Dec 31, 2012
I'm thinking this is hilarious.
The new jail
The beautification of the square
Are just two things that has broke this county.
This county has been going down for years and the writing has been on the wall the whole time. The length of the Christmas parade was a give away.
Charity will not help this one bit.
bolivar bill

Oakland, TN

#5 Jan 1, 2013
hiccup wrote:
I'm thinking this is hilarious.
The new jail
The beautification of the square
Are just two things that has broke this county.
This county has been going down for years and the writing has been on the wall the whole time. The length of the Christmas parade was a give away.
Charity will not help this one bit.
yep size does matter. the only thing not getting smaller is that expensive jail.

after spending 9 million to redo the downtown area we got us an ATT store to show for it.. Someone need to ask the mayor and scott ledbutter where all them expensive restauarnts are they said we would get. and shoe stores and so on. aint nothing up there but damn lawyer offices.

any dumbass knows our folks are looking for the cheapest all you can eat buffeet for $9.99 with catfish, hush puppies and white bean and onions.

dim witted politicians is about all I can say. oh, by the way we did get the courthouse painted.
Truth

Duluth, GA

#6 Jan 2, 2013
It's time for a new county mayor. Also need a a a a few new commissioners.
Naredowell

Charlotte, NC

#7 Jan 7, 2013
Never gonna change.
real talk

Milan, TN

#8 Jan 8, 2013
What about all these millions we are spending on our airport. Why do we need a fuel station with grade A jet fuel and no jets land here?? We got this big fancy fence they put up to keep things off the runway and there are gaps under the fence that's you can walk under. The airport is the real waste of money in this town. Don't believe me ride out and look how dead it is!!
AC MAN

Pearl, MS

#9 Jan 9, 2013
real talk wrote:
What about all these millions we are spending on our airport. Why do we need a fuel station with grade A jet fuel and no jets land here?? We got this big fancy fence they put up to keep things off the runway and there are gaps under the fence that's you can walk under. The airport is the real waste of money in this town. Don't believe me ride out and look how dead it is!!
That money is a grant from the state and the feds. Would you rather not accept it.
? Mcnairy and fayeetw county are doing the same thing. That fence is part of our Homeland security depts doing.
Joe

Jackson, TN

#10 Feb 16, 2013
Why does EMS need all the supervisor vehicles. Looks like a waste of money.

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