The Pope County Quorum Court has much to consider following a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
The court called a special meeting to discuss holding another election to allow or disallow Judge Ben Cross to submit a letter of recommendation for a casino. Citizens came out in droves to discuss with the court concerns, raise questions, and voice their opinions and research findings. People both for and against a casino coming into Pope County spoke both in favor of and against the proposed election. Several local business people also suggested alternative solutions and ideas for the court to consider. No decisions were made, and the court certainly saw that Pope County residents are still divided on the issue and still need answers to a myriad of questions before making any decisions.
Watch the meeting in it’s entirety here: