The next chapter in the ongoing battle over Hammond's Festival of the Lakes took place on Facebook, where Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. took aim at Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa, who has questioned the lack of transparency regarding festival finances. McDermott took the opportunity Tuesday to post a photo of Hinojosa "enjoying his VIP access" at the festival. This swipe is far from the final word in the controversy. We expect to be seeing a financial report on the festival issued soon.
Blog: McDermott hits back on Festival of the Lakes
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