Hosptial tax lawsuit on court docket


A civil lawsuit filed against the local hospital district appears to be making some movement in the courts, but it is also appears to be moving out of town.

The lawsuit, filed last year by the Farmers National Bank of Danville, begins the debate to decide who has the authority to establish a property tax for a taxing district that set its tax rate at zero since 1998.

Circuit Judge Judy Vance, a resident and landowner in Adair County, removed herself from the case following an informal opinion that remaining on the case would be a conflict of interest.

Judge David A Tapp, circuit judge for Pulaski, Rockcastle and Lincoln counties, will preside over the case.

... to read more get this week's issue of the Adair County Community Voice. Newspapers are in racks throughout the county this afternoon and in mailboxes Thursday.

By Sharon Burton


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