An eastern Kentucky city
has asked the state's auditor and attorney general to look into how the
municipality ran into such heavy financial problems that it couldn't pay a
The Elkhorn City Council voted this week to call in state
officials as it looks for answers about where the city's money went.
City Councilman Greg Moore told the Appalachian News-Express
that council members wanted to make sure the attorney general and auditor got
to see anything they needed to regarding the financial situation.
City Clerk Karen Cantrell told officials last week that the
city's delinquent water bill, which grew to more than $35,000, hadn't been paid
because there were no funds to do so.
Cantrell said the city isn't taking in any funds, but she's
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