Statue Stays

County officials in western Kentucky have decided to keep a century-old Confederate statue at the community’s courthouse.The Calloway County Fiscal Court voted unanimously Wednesday morning to leave the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee where it stands, The Paducah Sun reported.The decision came despite calls over the last six weeks for the statue’s removal, including a resolution from the Murray City Council asking county officials to “expeditiously remove and relocate” the monument.

Source: MG News

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