Everly council boots dog from city
Pit bull charged at elderly woman last month; sent man to emergency room
June 4, 2020
Deeming it a potential threat to local children, the Everly City Council voted to uphold a removal order issued to owners of a pit bull that injured two people last month.
The council voted unanimously to remove the dog May 28 during a special hearing. The canine’s owners, Bruce Kilts and Melinda Cooke, were allowed to plead their case, but ultimately council members leaned on the side of caution.
“If a serious injury occurs in the future, I don’t know if I could live with myself,” said Council Member Shaun Iske.
Mayor Brad Behrens issued the removal order on May 21 after Cooke and...