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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Tunica County

Our View

With stories of child abuse in so many forms making the headlines these days, Our View looks at the recent story of a parent leaving his child in a cranked vehicle while he went into a casino and urges everyone to help end disregard for the safety of our most vulnerable. (September 15, 2014, Page 4)

Learning from first class of charter schools

Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board chairman Tommy Cardin released last week a list of 12 potential charter school programs that could be approved for the state under a law passed last year. Editor Don Whitten looks at the list and wonders how much all educators in the state will learn from the charter schools that gain approval and open in the next year or two. (March 19, 2014, Page 4)

County OKs $61 million budget

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a $61 million budget Wednesday for the 2012-13 Fiscal Year budget, while maintaining the second lowest county tax rate in the state. (September 14, 2012, Page 1A)

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