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Aberdeen, MS: Concerned Aberdeen residents hope to see a ban on pit bulls

A small (but apparently motivated) group of residents in Aberdeen, Mississippi, is lobbying their city and county officials to ban Pit Bulls.  So far, legislative action has been postponed until an unspecified time in October 2009.

City Contact Info:
THE CITY OF ABERDEEN, 125 W. Commerce St., Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730

Aberdeen City Officials Contact Info:

Mayor Jim Ballard

Ward 1: Alonzo Sykes
1113 Elk Circle, Aberdeen, MS 39730

Ward 2: Cloyd Garth
310 S. James St., Aberdeen, MS 39730

Ward 3: David Ewing
P. O. Box 1095, Aberdeen, MS 39730

Ward 4: Randy Nichols
P. O. Box 1161, Aberdeen, MS 39730

Ward 5: John Allen
1006 W. Commerce St., Aberdeen, MS 39730

Law Office of Robert Faulks, City Attorney
408 Highway 145 North, Aberdeen, MS 39730

Monroe County Officials Contact Info:

Monroe County Board of Supervisors, P. O. Box 578, Aberdeen, MS 39730

District One: RANDLE GRAY
60182 Hatley Detroit Road, Amory, MS 38821

52259 Highway 25 S., Amory, MS 38821

District Three: BRUCE WEST

District Four: FULTON WARE

District Five: SYKES LAGRONE
30015 Central Grove Road, Nettleton, MS 38858

County Attorney John Creekmore
P.O. Box 716, Amory, MS 38821
(662) 256-8208 Phone
(662) 257-0306 Fax

Concerned Aberdeen residents hope to see a ban on pit bulls

October 2, 2009

by Jeff Clark/Monroe Journal

ABERDEEN – Concerned residents in the Meadowlane neighborhood have taken their issue to both city and Monroe County officials – the issue of banning pit bulldogs (American Pit Bull Terriers) in the City of Aberdeen.

[…] Young and his group first approached the Aberdeen Board of Aldermen on the issue during the September 2 meeting. It was tabled until the following meeting. At the September 16 meeting, Young and other once again brought the notion of banning pit bulls in Aberdeen before the board. The board tabled the measure at the request of city attorney Robert Faulks until October.

[…] Monroe County Board of Supervisors President Randle Gray said the county would also have board attorney John Creekmore address the issue.[…]

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