By Roxanne Thompson
Opponents of the proposed high-speed rail project fulfilled their intent to gather petitions from others opposed to the railway, delivering 3,400 signatures to Limestone County commissioners court.
Commissioners received the petitions at their July 12 meeting and heard one other report that touches on the quality of life in Limestone County: the AgriLife Extension Agent Report.
“There has been a lot of opposition in the county to the high-speed rail project, as planned to go through part of the county,” said County Judge Daniel Burkeen, who credited the work of Logan Wilson and his wife, Mary Ann, for placing petitions around the county.
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