Head north on Elm Street in Mullinville and you’ll hit a road block–a series of them actually. It’s not the city that has closed that stretch of road–it’s M.T. Liggett. He says he owns it.
Liggett says the street is vacated property and therefore belongs to adjacent landowners including himself.
Traffic can still pass through on the east side of the street–the side Liggett says his neighbor owns. The situation is not causing a traffic jam, but Mayor Andy Kimble says it’s far from an ideal situation.
“It’s a fifty to one hundred-year technicality that could have been taken care of quietly, but now we’ve got what we’ve got,” Kimble says. Read the whole story here.