Area News

School bus fight is up to school board

“Fighting is against the rules, regardless of who started it,” is the viewpoint taken by the school district, school board attorney Conrad Mord said. He was responding to a question from The Times regarding a fight between two students on a county school bus that was filmed and placed on Facebook last week.

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Bogue Chitto men arrested for taking trailer; Lincoln theft

Investigators from three counties recovered a utility trailer stolen from a construction site on Jan. 6. The trailer, parked in front of the former Fred’s store on Plaza Drive, contained equipment being used in the remodeling of the store to house a Guy’s Pharmacy location. In addition to the local theft, the suspects are also…

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MLK AWARDS

Receiving awards at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day program at Southwest Events Center were, from left, Doris Coleman Holmes, receiving the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award on behalf of her son, the late Marvin Darnell Holmes; Rhonda Varnado, RN, receiving the Business of the Year Award on behalf of Eagle Health Care…

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