Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
School officials have been crunching the numbers and say things are not looking
good. If voters decide to say no to an upcoming levy, district jobs may be on
school is asking for a renewal of a half percent, and a three-quarter percent
income tax levy. The levies will generate $1.6 million. This time around,
officials are trying a more aggressive campaign, but they say they don't have
much money to do it.
have to do the mailings, the yard signs," said Superintendent Tony Borton. "Luckily
for us, we have old yard signs we're re-using. I have to do all of that for 500
bucks. One mailing is going to cost all of that."
superintendent says it's hard to tell which way people will vote.
still gotta wonder what's out there in the community," Borton said. "The fear
of taxes is pretty strong right now across Ohio."
says he's hoping that fear doesn't scare people into voting against the levies,
which are responsible for 14 percent of the district's income. Borton says that's
money they can't do without.
good thing for us is they're still on the books through all of 2014, so we've
got some time, but we don't want to get to crunch time," he said.