Ira resident Mel Heard (left) addressed the Scurry County Commissioners’ Court during today’s meeting about the financial state of the county. Heard said the county had not spent money wisely in the past which led to an increase in the tax rate. Today’s meeting was the first of two that will include a public hearing on the county’s proposed tax rate. Listening as Heard made his point were County Treasurer Nelda Colvin, County Clerk Melody Appleton and Pct. 3 Commissioner Shawn McCowen.

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