Fencing repaired, but neighbors say pig problem is far from solved

by Jackie Nunnery

LANCASTER—The Lancaster board of supervisors on Thursday, October 28, heard more on now familiar topics: fencing laws, public nuisances and problem pigs. Residents of the Iberis Road neighborhood again asked the board to do more in addressing problem pigs.

Denise Goodson, a 19-year resident of Iberis Road, said the problem isn’t recent, nor is it just pigs. “Over these years I’ve had many incidents with Jan Baylor, starting with 13 pack dogs running loose, chasing me and my dog down the street along with other neighbors who have tried to walk or jog along the street.”

Goodson went on to mention other problems at the property including malnourished horses and “derelict boats” in Bells Creek. “This pig infestation is just icing on the cake. We have been dealing with the pigs since 2019.”

Goodson said she knew “it was just a matter of time” before the pigs ended up on her property, and in early October Goodson alleges the pigs turned her yard “into a tossed salad. I guarantee you, she will not comply with any rules for very long.”

The situation, Goodson added, “is enough to make a preacher cuss ….[to-view-more]