Bear Creek residents question $2,000 boat purchase

By Chad Fell
Northwest Alabamian

BEAR CREEK   -  The issue of the Town of Bear Creek obtaining a boat to be used in search-and-rescue operations, as well as general patrol on waterways has been questioned by some residents of the community.
Ricky Hines approached mayor Rob Taylor and town council members on Monday, Aug. 2, seeking clarification over the purchase of this boat.
“I am not saying I’m pro or against the boat,” Hines began.  “Being in the rescue squad before, if I had a loved one who was underneath the water, I would want them found.  I understand the need for somebody to go look for them, whether it be Haleyville, Russellville or Bear Creek.

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