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Mississippi Co. approves concealed carry on county property

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The Mississippi County Quorum Court unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will allow county employees or elected officials to carry a concealed handgun on county property.

Those employees must have a proper license to carry a concealed handgun on county property.

According to Mississippi County Judge Randy Carney, the ordinance states the weapons must be carried on the person or be locked in a secure location while on county property.

This rule does exclude carrying a weapon inside courtrooms without the expressed permission of the presiding judge. 

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