Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Guess who didn't show up at the Pelahatchie Board of Aldermen meeting last night?

The Mayor asked a Rankin County court to remove all five Board members two weeks ago.  It is natural to wonder how she would face the Aldermen and Alderwoman she wants to kick out of office.  It appears she isn't going to face them.  However, her lawyer did appear at 6:30 and serve some papers on the Board. 


Chicken in a basket said...

Can't wait till election day comes up to kick her butt outta office!

Anonymous said...

The title to this should be changed from No-Show to Shit-Show.

Anonymous said...

If you don't kick them all out, you are part of the problem. Governor should dissolve the whole thing and put them back in the county.

Anonymous said...

I vote to give Pelahatchie to Scott County. Rankin doesn't need that drama. We already have Robinhood Lakes.

Anonymous said...

She’s actually right on this one. The state law is clear on this type of governance.

Anonymous said...

I'm with her.
Took an outsider to uncover the assumed privilege and dishonesty of this board.

Anonymous said...

Do we know if any of the defendants have filed an answer or any other news on the state of the case?

Do your job said...

12:48 and 1:34. Do you think she is correct in not showing up to the board meeting to DO HER JOB. The job she was elected to do. Will she not show up for any more board meetings while her lawsuit is pending? DO YOUR JOB!! If you don’t know how to do it, ask somebody!

Anonymous said...

@ 2:02

She was probably still in justice court receiving another judgement for stealing credit cards.

Anonymous said...

For a state that touts it’s alleged small government conservatism, we are quite possibly the most over governed state in the union. Why does a 1,300 person shit again on the side of the road need a city government? What do they do (ok anything they do they do it poorly apparently) that a county board of supervisors and county sheriffs department couldn’t do just as well? What a waste of money for a crap town like that to have a city hall, a board of aldermen, a police chief, it’s own police force etc when all of this stuff could be consolidated with the county.

Anonymous said...

Between her and the stolen credik cards and the Canton employee who was irrestid and no is running for judge, these womenses think they can break the law and get away with it

Cynical Sam said...

@2:59 PM - it is about "rice bowls," and power, and jobs for unqualified people who otherwise could not find similar paying positions with benefits.

Anonymous said...

2:59 is correct, even if ham-fisted. There may have been a day, long ago, when it made sense for Mill Town to have its own government and law enforcement. But those days are long gone. Unfortunately, the logistics of dismantling a municipal infrastructure complicates things tremendously. It's not as simple as "disband it and give it to the county." For two quick reasons, the county is not in the water business nor the sewer business, both of which are present and operating. The city has outstanding debt obligations (bonds) that must be repaid, for another example. Could the hurdles be overcome? Likely.

Anonymous said...

State government is ready to take over failing school districts but when it comes to failing municipalities and counties they turn away with indifference.

Anonymous said...

I'm glad they do turn away. There is no need for the State government to get involved in this hot mess. Grown ups need to follow the rules and figure it out. The State government can't handle their own messes much less get involved in every small town mess in the State.

Anonymous said...

The state is taking over the airport.

Surely they can take over a city where the aldermen are alleged corrupt ridden under the law.

Cynical Sam said...

Maybe she "called in sick." It could happen.

Anonymous said...

Per advisement of counsel, she likely didn't show for 1) symbolic/political theatre - which her constituency will love - and 2) with the pending legal allegations, she can say she doesn't associate with criminals. Stay tuned obviously.....

Anonymous said...

Ryshonda when I am unable to go to work I have to let them know why I am missing work and how long I will be out. I am sure you don't have to get permission like most working people do. You posted on your social media and commented to the news you were not feeling well. Well, well you looked fine at 6:15 when you and your husband stood in a classroom full of parents smiling at everyone. Be honest and say my child has something I really don't want to miss. You have a bunch of witnesses to this lie. I had some faith in you until this.

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