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Highway marker discussed at council meeting

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Several citizens filled the city council chambers last Tuesday to voice their opinions about a highway marker on Main Street bearing the name of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The highway marker has come into question over the past month, brought to the council’s and the community’s attention by citizen Randy Krapf. During the Elgin City Council’s previous regular meeting on September 3, Krapf brought information he obtained through research and talking with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to the council during public comment. He said he first noticed the marker while walking to Elgin Memorial Park after it was recently ...

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