Public schools look at options for facilities

By PAT BROWN,

A facilities use plan commissioned by the Simpson County School Board offers a third party view of some of the options for the public schools’ physical plants and future needs. 

The options come with  hefty price tags that range from $30 million to $70 million.  However, another option pointed out was to do nothing about facilities. 







Taking care of unwanted animals is a challenge

By PAT BROWN,

Our community is faced with a dilemma when it comes to unwanted pets.  When people commit to welcoming an animal into their homes many times they do not realize it is for the lifetime of that animal.  People say, “It was so cute as a puppy or a kitten and before we knew it they had grown into adult pets that inconvenienced us,” and they have re








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