No city, county funds will be used on airport board's private plane, says chairman

By LARRY LIDDELL / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

To avoid any misunderstanding, Clarksdale-Coahoma Airport Board chairman David Huggins explained to the members of the board that the anti-collision system for its private plane will be paid through the private plane account and will not involve any government (city or county) funds.




Migrant education program will be offered at Sherard Elementary School

By LARRY LIDDELL / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

The Coahoma County School District Board of Trustees approved a request by the Mississippi Department of Education to host a Migrant Education After-School program at Sherard Elementary School.

The MDE will fund the program, paying the salaries of all teachers involved in the exercise, as well as meals and snacks served.





Work on new bus facility for county schools could begin in spring '19

By LARRY LIDDELL / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

Preliminary work for a $2.5 million bus maintenance facility for the county school system continues to move ahead.

The project is scheduled to go out for bids this spring and be completed within 10 to 12 months after construction begins, said William T. Mills, the principal architect at Mills & Mills Architects in Tupelo.


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