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Our View - County commission again ignores state law

The Hill County Commission apparently has appointed a new Hill County attorney.

It also apparently, and ironically, broke state law in its appointment of the highest legal officer in the county.

The commission’s weekly calendar for next week reports the oath of office will be administered Monday to the new county attorney, who will take the place of Karen Alley, who resigned to take a position out of the area.

Appointing a county attorney to fill the term is not the problem, in fact, it is the duty of the county commission to do that.

The problem is, the commission didn’t bother to tell the pu...


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