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Martha Powell Reaves was a U.S. Postal Service retiree

Funeral services for Martha Powell Reaves, 72, will be held Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. in Tilly Swamp Baptist Church with Pastor Scott Altman officiating. Burial will follow in the Reaves Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Mrs. Reaves went Home to...
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Dewey Public Schools Approves FY2022 Budget

The Dewey Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education has approved its Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. Superintendent Vince Vincent said they have just under $11 million in estimated revenue in the budget for the year. Vincent said they have $1.1 million dollars in the ESSER program. He said that is an estimate in the amount of reimbursement funds that they will gain this year because that is the money they will be potentially spending.
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DPS approves bids for bond projects

During a special meeting of the Duncan School Board of Education on Tuesday night, the board discussed bids for two of the bond projects, including demolition of the transportation department and for asbestos abatement of the transportation department. In opening the meeting, the board discussed the bids for the demolition...

Thomas R. Voss

VOSS Thomas R. Voss, 76, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2021, on the first day of an event that he loved with all his heart, the State Fair of West Virginia. Tom was born October 30, 1944 in Baltimore, MD, and was a son of Edward A. and Naomi L. Voss. He completed high school in Cincinnati and graduated from the University of Cincinnati. He had hoped to teach math and science at his own alma mater, Anderson High School in Forestville, OH, but there were no openings. While visiting Lewisburg, friends suggested he check with the Greenbrier County...
The Nebraska City News Press

NCPS budget includes stimulus, refinancing

The $21.9 million 2021-2022 Nebraska City Public Schools budget includes almost $800,000 in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds from the federal government, almost $1 million in a district line of credit, and $2.35 million in refinancing Tax Anticipation Notes (TANs) relating to the construction of the current Northside Elementary and remodeling at Hayward Elementary and Nebraska City High School in 2010.

School board meets to pay end of fiscal year bills

End-of-the-year financial claims, the upcoming year's budget and COVID-19 related funding were on the agenda when the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education met on Aug. 31. The board traditionally holds a special meeting prior to the end of the fiscal year to approve the payment of any claims for...
Columbia Basin Herald

Dolores Viola Provost

Dolores Viola Provost, 96, went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Aug. 25, 2021. She was born in Bellingham, Washington, on Dec. 31, 1924, to Henry and Effie (Kosa) Cook. Delores attended Mount Baker High School in Deming, Washington, graduating in 1942. She met Bill Provost in high school and later married him in November 1942 in Rossville, Georgia. They then moved to Battle Creek, Michigan, where she worked at Michigan Carton Factory, later for BB Furniture and then for Puget Sound Power & Light in Bellingham, Washington. In 1945 they made their first home in Everett, Washington, where their daughter, Marcene was born May 25, 1947.

FNBNA Bank announces $50,000 pledge to Berryville Library Building Project

Friends of the Berryville Library members and community leaders gathered outside the First National Bank North Arkansas main bank on the Berryville square as FNBNA President Doug Carr announced the bank’s intention to pledge $50,000 toward the construction of a new Berryville library. The library kicked off a $2.5 million dollar capital campaign in April, and this announcement puts the library at 35% of their fundraising goal.

Rosetta L. Schaffer, longtime federal employee, dies at 97

Rosetta L. Schaffer, who was a longtime employee of the federal government, died on Aug. 16, 2021 at her home in Elkins Park, PA. Schaffer was 97. Schaffer began her professional career as a key punch operator for the Veteran’s Administration and retired as office manager of Federal Contract Compliance. She worked 30 years for the Federal Government.