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Old 12-05-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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Elderly Man threatened with eviction no electricity in his recreational trailer th

Elderly Man threatened with eviction FROM OWN LAND his recreational trailer that he calls for living "too simply"

http://www.wishtv.com/dpp/news/local/north_central/madison-county-evicts-man-from-trailer?ref=scroller&categoryId=10001&status=true

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Madison Co. to evict man from camper

Updated: Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010, 11:39 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010, 10:25 PM EST


By: Brad Edwards
MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) - 72-year-old Dick Thompson isn't sure if he wants to fight or give up.

"I want to get the hell out of here right now — too much hate," Thompson says one minute.

"I think it's a bunch of bull," he says another, vowing to stay.

Thompson faces eviction from his 38 acres in Madison County. The county lawyer tells 24-Hour News 8 it's because Thompson is breaking too many rules, laws and ordinances; Thompson has no water, no sewer and no electricity in his recreational trailer that he calls home.

"I'm a country boy," explains Thompson. "I just want to be left alone."

Thompson is mighty fine, thank you very much — along with his dog, Ace, his horse, Fritz, his bird, Sunshine, and many more.

The eviction papers state go-time is “Nov. 30 at noon,”' though no one came — not yet.
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There are far too many variables, as yet unknown, to form any opinion or view of this story. Remember, news media always slant a story to obtain the most public reaction and interest in follow-up stories. I'm not saying anything is untrue, just that it is written in the best interest of the paper.
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