Lawrence County Now a Second Amendment Sanctuary County

(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Commissioners passed a resolution naming Lawrence County a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.

The resolution states that the citizens of Lawrence County have the security of a free state and the right to keep and bear arms and that right shall not be infringed.

The Commissioners have sworn an oath of office that includes the solemn promise “to support the Constitution of this State and of the United States.”

The Commissioners hereby join the citizens of Lawrence County in opposition to any law or regulation that is repugnant to or infringes upon the rights of all citizens as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and the State of Indiana including the rights to keep and bear arms.

In other business:

The Commissioners voted to vacate an alley right of way between two lots of a Fayetteville subdivision. The request was filed by Mark Deebel and Michale Stone.

Sheriff Mike Branham, who was not at the meeting, reported there were 124 inmates in the jail. Of those 102 were males and 22 were females. Of those 6 were Level 6 felons.

Highway crews are patching roadways, cutting brush and doing ditching and replacing culverts.

The Commissioners approved all of the paving bids. Milestone will begin paving county roads next week

Bridge 121 over Indian Creek on Williams Silverville Road is now open.

Highway Superintendent David Holmes continued to work with state officials on the historic Bridge 150 on Mill Creek Road near Spring Mill State Park.

“We are bumping up on some time restrictions on this project,” says Commissioner Dustin Gabhart.

Commissioner Rodney Fish says residents need to take the time to fill out their census information.

“We would appreciate every household complete the census forms and make sure Lawrence County does its part,” Fish added.