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Wilcher lawsuit against county dismissed
Judge dismisses case, calls it 'childish spat'
'I stood up to the school-yard bullying tactics of a grown, long-serving elected official as I would hope any citizen would if treated the same way for voicing their opinion on an issue before their elected officials,' said County Commissioner Michael Shane Wilcher.
The lawsuit filed by County Commissioner Michael Shane Wilcher against Warren County government and Commissioner Ron Lee is over. Federal judge Travis R. McDonough dismissed the case with prejudice, meaning Wilcher cannot refile.At the heart of the case was a verbal exchange between Wilcher and Lee on Aug. 18, 2014. Caught on video, Lee states, “If you ever send a piece of mail to my property again, at my house, I’ll whip your ass.