Judge rules in favor of Parish Government in suit filed by Alan McMurtry

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A district judge ruled against Alan McMurtry and in favor of  Parish Government during a hearing Tuesday morning.

McMurtry had sought a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction to stop the Parish from buying  materials to be used for road maintenance in emergencies.

Judge Bruce Bolin said temporary restraining orders prohibiting emergency declartions were moot since two such declarations had expired.  He said he was not inclined to grant injunctions for future actions since true emergencies might occur in the future.

Read details of the hearing in the Thursday edition of the Natchitoches Times.