April 9, 2014

RS Fiber Co-Op invites you to attend Public Meeting/Q&A session

The RS Fiber Joint Powers Board will host a public meeting on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m. to provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions and share opinions.

The meeting will be held at the Fairfax Auditorium.

For additional information, please call 1-800-628-1754 or visit the website at www.rsfiber.coop.

April 2, 2014

GFW teacher receives Golden Apple Award

By Denise Peterson, Publisher

Everyone hopes to be successful in their chosen profession. How you define and measure that success is likely different for everyone. 

GFW Middle School Teacher, Melissa Hunter says she’s known she wanted to be a teacher since she was in second grade. But she could never have predicted, even a week ago, that she would win an award for her efforts. 

On Wednesday, March 26, KEYC Reporter Colin Oraskovich presented Ms. Hunter with the “Golden Apple Award” based on a nomination from one of her students, Macy Lee.

The award is given to people who make a dramatic difference in education, according to KEYC’s website. 

Ms. Hunter teaches Reading, Math and Title I to 6th graders. She is also in the process of furthering her own education, working toward getting her K-12 Reading Endorsement, and her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

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Morgan City Council holds special meeting

By Dave Bonsack, Publisher

The Morgan City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday, March 25 to review and discuss options relating to the water/sewer project. 

Megan Gernentz, with Rural Development, USDA was on hand to review the financing and talk through the various options with the Council.

The project consists of three parts – water, sewer, and storm sewer. And within those larger parts, there are options available to the Council to scale the total project up or back, depending on financing.

The project in its entirety will cost between $21 and $22 million.

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