West Alabama Voters Speak at the Polls

Voters in Sumter County, Ala., defeated a measure that would have been used for school recreational facilities.

The proposed 4 mill levy would have been in place for 20 years.

Voters defeated the school tax by a 2851 to 2010 margin.

Choctaw County, Ala., voters were asked to decide a couple of issues.

Voters approved the adoption of a legislative act that made county commissioners part-time and adopted the unit system of road and bridge management 3134 to 1459.

Choctaw County declined to approve a one-half mill tax for 30 years to be used for a public library. That measure failed 2682 to 1694.