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Mayor Taking Time Off After Arrest

Leaders in a Southern Kentucky community will take over the mayor's duties following his arrest over the weekend.

Police arrested Burnside Mayor Charles Fourman after they say he led them on a two county chase. In a special meeting Tuesday night, the Burnside City Council agreed to split up Fourman's responsibilities while he takes time off

The council also formed a committee to study the willingness and ability of Fourman to continue as mayor. The council did sign a proclamation which said they support the mayor in his trying times.


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