IF YOU ARE THINKING OF MOVING HERE - DON'T!!!
If you value your heath, as well as your sanity, stay away from this town. Leaf and garbage burning take place around the clock. The city constantly smells of burnt leaves and garbage - the latter being illegal. However, both go unchecked. The tree outside of my house is dying and is covered in a black soot, but no one cares.
I live right next to a school, in a nice area. However, people come to the school parking lot to deal drugs. I called the Police and they just told them to go home. The cop did not even get out of the car! I guess the punishment for dealing drugs in Murphysboro is slightly less than in other locations. Must be a city oridinance thing.
And finally, they really enjoy spraying for Mosquitoes with fogged Diesel Fuel. Nothing like being outside, only to get smoke bombed with a known carcinogen. Why not just set off a nuclear bomb? That would kill them too, you morons!
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