Kempner Mayor Keith Harvey

Kempner Mayor Keith Harvey

In a lengthy Facebook post published Sunday, Kempner Mayor Keith Harvey lashed out at his critics and all three of the city staff members who tendered their resignations last week, going so far as to compare one of them to Lucifer.

The post came after a special council meeting Friday evening during which the city council accepted the resignations of the three staff members in the small town of about 1,100 residents just west of Copperas Cove.

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I've met Mayor Harvey and he seems like a nice enough guy. I'm not sure what's going on in their city government because I'm not a resident of the city. But I've been around Lampasas county for almost 40 years.

I think both sides need to take a step back and re-evaluate their positions.

The mayor needs to remember for whom he works. It doesn't take a very fast horse to run a one horse race. He needs to remember he was elected because he ran unopposed.

The "aldermen" need to realize the mayor outranks them when it comes to city functions like a council meeting and he can have them removed if, in his opinion, they're being disruptive.

As entertaining as this may be, the citizens of Kempner deserve better from their representatives and will soon tire of the shenanigans.

Getting worse before it gets better is not an option!

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