“…once you’ve completed the clean-up on that designated road -whether it’s one mile or up to ten miles- you will report back that it has been done, and we will contribute a hundred dollars per mile to your civic organization” said Cara Rose

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The Pocahontas County Board of Education will reconvene the March 9th Special Levy meeting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the Board of Education Office in Buckeye.
The agenda for the Levy meeting will consist of approval of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Tax Levy estimate which was presented at the March 9th meeting
The regular Board of Education meeting will begin immediately after the Tax Levy meeting with the following agenda.

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Whether or not these MTA services will continue here and even expand in the future may very well depend on the decision by the County Commissioners to continue their funding for the MTA through the next fiscal year. The commissioners are scheduled to take this issue up at their April 20th meeting.

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“And for a rural county like Pocahontas, I do believe our numbers are way ahead, I mean if you combine those together, it’s like 1,900 plus 127, this is success. It is like three to one what we do in Webster County, and Webster County has been on our route schedule for many, many, many years” said MTA General Manager Tim Thomas

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The proposed changes to the county Towing Ordinance would also permit Fire or EMS personnel, in addition to law enforcement officers, who are at the scene of a traffic accident where a vehicle needs an emergency tow to contact 911 Dispatch and request a tow truck be dispatched from the next tow company on the rotation. However, if the vehicle owner makes a request for a specific towing company, a law enforcement officer would still have to make the dispatch request.

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“In the minutes of the old books up here in the Durbin Town Hall, there was a fire on the East end – now that’s the end where you come in from Bartow and Frank – across from the railroad station, the Depot there” said Bauserman. “I had heard that there was a fire, and I finally came across it in the minutes. It actually happened in early July of 1913” said Jason Bauserman

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The Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold a Local School Improvement Council meeting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the Green Bank Elementary-Middle School. This will be followed immediately afterwards at that school by their regular board meeting. In-person public attendance will be limited.

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