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Alumni briefed on jail sales tax

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Sheriff Ron Brown (left) explains to Scott Morgan of the Crawford County Leadership Alumni Association the need for a sales tax to support a new detention center. Early voting is underway for the May 20 primary which will decide the fate on a three-quarter cent sales tax to build a 270-bed, $20 million jail on U.S. 64 just outside the Van Buren city limits. Brown and County Judge John Hall spoke to the LCC alumni at a Monday meeting at C&amp;C Catfish.</p>

photo by KENNETH FRY

Sheriff Ron Brown (left) explains to Scott Morgan of the Crawford County Leadership Alumni Association the need for a sales tax to support a new detention center. Early voting is underway for the May 20 primary which will decide the fate on a three-quarter cent sales tax to build a 270-bed, $20 million jail on U.S. 64 just outside the Van Buren city limits. Brown and County Judge John Hall spoke to the LCC alumni at a Monday meeting at C&C Catfish.

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