Ex-mayor Accused of Campaign Violation in Poplar Bluff

Scott Faughn, former Poplar Bluff (MO) mayor and current publisher of SemoTimes, has been identified by the Poplar Bluff Police Department as the person who ordered the printing of the fliers urging a “no” vote on the city’s $20 million bond issue.

“We know Scott Faughn was identified as the person who ordered, approved, paid for and picked up the fliers, which violate Missouri election laws because there is no disclaimer on them,” he (deputy police chief Jeff Rolland) said.

According to (Capt. David) Sutton’s report, employees at Office Depot provided him a note containing the name of “Scott” and a mobile