Today
44°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
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31°
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52°
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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Mercer County Commissioner Jerry Laffin explains to would-be neighbors of the proposed new jail that he and the county auditor are working on language for a sales tax increase issue to finance the law enforcement complex on the grounds of the Mercer County Home. He hopes to get it on the November general election ballot.

Related online story:
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey and proposed jail architect Rick Axline promised Silver Lake residents that a high berm, trees and landscaping would be put in place to hide their view of a new jail complex that may be built along state Route 29. [More]
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