The Basile Weekly newspaper is reporting that the town’s police officers must check with their chief or the town clerk before working a shift – to make sure there’s money to pay them.
Here’s the newspaper’s Facebook post:
We’re reached out to Mayor Mark Denette and Chief Allen Ivory Jr., but haven’t heard back.
Just a couple of weeks ago, we told you about the town having to lay off all dispatchers due to budget issues.
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