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The Junktion will have classes with its vendors such as ceramics
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Fire Report: August 8, 2019

By STAFF,

Monday, July 29

• Medical, 151 Old Morgantown Road, 2:23 p.m., Foxworth responded.

• Medical, 3161 Mississippi 13 S., 7:28 p.m., Pine Burr responded.

• Medical, 457 Stringer Bullock Road, 8:42 p.m., Foxworth responded.

• Medical, 215 Horseshoe Bend Drive, 11:06 p.m., Columbia responded.





County school board hires 4

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Business was short and sweet Tuesday night at the Marion County school board meeting.

The budget for the school year was approved. The advertised amount of the district’s annual budget was $23.4 million.

In other action the board approved the resignation of Topeneka Bridges as a bus driver.

It approved four new hires:



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Jerry “Wine Dogg” Polk 65, Tulsa, Okla.

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