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County crews busy replacing signs, for good reasons and bad

A Barton County Road and Bridge Department crew replaces a sign that was vandalized. The department has replaced 14 vandalized signs in the past couple weeks.

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Sign, sign, everywhere a sign.
This is a reoccuring theme for the Barton County Road and Bridge Department of late.
First, Director Dale Phillips reported to the County Commission Monday morning that his crews have repaired 14 vandalized road signs in the past couple of weeks. “Most of the signs were intentionally ran over by some type of vehicle.”
Phillips said the incidents are scattered throughout the county. The department handles between seven and eight incidents each week where signs have been run over, yanked out of the ground or shot.
 With the cost of the sign, the post and ...

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