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Girl Scouts cookie shipment has arrived
Snow sprinkles hills of Upper Cumberland

Search begins for new school director



Girl Scouts cookie shipment has arrived

Leah Thomas/OCN staff
Girl Scouts Amy Thomas, left, and Madison Carter, along with MadisonŐs mom, Julie Carter, get cases of cookies ready for distribution. Berkline again volunteered use of its facility until the cookies could be unloaded off the truck, sorted, and picked up by individual Scouts. A total of 564 cases, or 6,768 boxes, came on the truck. The Girl Scouts have expressed appreciation to everyone who has bought cookies so far. Cookies may be purchased from any local Girl Scout or by calling Jo Little at (931) 823-2335.

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Snow sprinkles hills of Upper Cumberland

Becky Oliver/OCN staff
Snow began to fall across Middle Tennessee on Wednesday night, Feb. 8 then took a break until Friday, when a couple inches accumulated through most of the Upper Cumberland but much more in the higher elevations such as Monterey. Sledders and snowman builders made do with what they got over the weekend until it began melting as temperatures started to rise slightly. Then late Sunday night and into the early hours of Monday morning, new snow came and stuck enough to call off school and cause some minor complications for drivers on their way to work.

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Search begins for new school director

Overton County Director of Schools Bill Needham has chosen to return to the ranks of the retired when his current contract expires.

Thus, Overton County Board of Education recently began taking applications for a new school director. As of the February 6 deadline, the Board had received 18 resumes.

The candidates are Dawn Abell of Clover, SC, Gary Beaty of Livingston, Jane Bustos of Huntington, IN, Roger John Cole of Wallace, MI, Anthony Finger of Walnut, MS, Mike Gilpatrick of Livingston, Emerson Hall of Knoxville, Lisa Hinely, of Springfield, GA, Larry Mason of Decatur, John Meredith of Lewisburg, Rick Moles of Rickman, Bruce Mullinix of Jamestown, Bentley Rawdon of Gallatin, David Roper of Elizabethton, Danny Springer of Double Springs, AL, Larry Stein of Sweetwater, Charles E. Thomas of Maynardville, and Harold Watson of Livingston.

The School Board will look over the resumes and then conduct a series of interviews before selecting a new school director.

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