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WELLSTON, MO (KTVI) – The You Paid For It Team answers the call from a north county resident angry that her kids can't use the playground because the city of Wellston hasn't cut the vegetation and now it's overgrown. All kids can do is look at the new playground equipment in the city park from a distance.
Neighbors even complain of the overgrown park being infested with snakes.

Investigator Elliott Davis talked to an unusually candid Wellston councilwoman who admits the city is a mess. That citizen’s aren't getting service but officials are getting paid.

A judge threw out the last mayor. The Council can't agree on an interim mayor but all the officials are in agreement that they should get their paychecks even if services for citizens are lacking.

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  • Yep

    Why don’t some people in the area get together and cut the area by the playground. I know someone in the area could do this

    • Mike

      Has anyone cut this grass yet?? If not where is it at?? I’ll bring my lawn mower & weed eater down to cut it myself. I love mowing grass & it’s all about the kids at this point. Please contact me

  • John

    They don’t want to do any work. They want it all done for them!! Like they have doen their whole life. They want someone to take care of them from craddle to coffin!! I bet most of their yards at home look worse than this.

  • Groovy Chick

    That council should get their paid butts out there and clean it up. Who paid for that brand new playground anyway?

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