Demolition Halted By Judge's Order

A judge halts a developers demolition project at a Lexington trailer park.
Several homes in the Ingleside Mobile Home Park, on Devonshire Avenue, have already been demolished.

The judge's ruling also stopped any utilities from being cut off, and ordered the developer to provide security for the remaining tenants.

Some of those still living there say they're only being offered $1,000 to move, for homes that are worth at least $5,000.

The judge's order remains in place until a hearing can be held on the matter next week.

The mobile homes are being demolished to make room for a student housing complex.

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  • by Get r done on Mar 17, 2008 at 04:51 PM
    Sounds like one of my favorite movies, Ernest saver the trailer park- GET R DONE
  • by looiitup on Mar 16, 2008 at 01:35 PM
    Isn't it against the law to move a trailer as old as these are to live in. Some sort of codes thing for safety? $1000, though not much is more than the scrap value of what is left.
  • by Jan Location: Barbourville on Mar 16, 2008 at 09:18 AM
    So your telling me that students who are only in the area for 4 years are more impotant then life long Lexingtonians? Where is this world coming to? This sounds like something off a cop show on tv
  • by Chris Location: Downtown on Mar 16, 2008 at 08:32 AM
    Looks like the demolition has already started...oops, sorry, it's just a dump.


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