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Nominee turns down county board seat

Modified: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014

CLINTON — After suggesting during the August 14 county board meeting that “rumors don’t always turn out to be true,” county board chairman Sherrie Brown, on Thursday, nominated Jeff Gibbs to fill a board vacancy, just what rumors claimed would happen. But, Gibbs surprised residents at the meeting by rejecting the nomination and recommending Brown appoint Christy Pruser.

The county Republican Party and residents who attend county board meetings have for weeks been passionately urging Brown to appoint Pruser to fill the vacancy left by the death of her husband Tom Pruser. Brown maintains she alone is responsible for appointing board members and has refused to entertain motions from board members to appoint Pruser.

For the complete article see the 08-26-2014 issue.

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