Quote of the Week: 'It is apparent that Burton Webb’s legal problems are more extensive than either he or I realized...'

"It is apparent that Burton Webb’s legal problems are more extensive than either he or I realized, and this afternoon I became aware of an issue that he is going to have to address."

—Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, in a statement issued April 13 after firing his newly appointed finance director, Webb—who (he had just discovered) was indicted on a theft charge in Washington County, Ky., with a warrant issued for his arrest.

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