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Discussing the immigrant situation

left to right, Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass, Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum, Franklin County Judge Scott Lee, Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, Franklin County Commissioners Jerry Cooper, Charlie Emerson, and Sam Young, and Franklin County Attorney Landon RamsayFranklin County officials and area law enforcement authorities gathered Friday, April 23 to discuss the dilemma of illegal immigrants in the local jail who Federal authorities would not accept custody.

Those joining the discussion were, left to right, Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass, Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum, Franklin County Judge Scott Lee, Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, Franklin County Commissioners Jerry Cooper, Charlie Emerson, and Sam Young, and Franklin County Attorney Landon Ramsay. See the April 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for the full story on this situation.