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AMMS student arrested for having BB gun at school

On Thursday, March 19, staff at Admiral Moorer Middle School were alerted a student had a gun on campus.

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Friday 03/27/2015
Eufaula City Schools Central Office salaries 4.23 percent of personnel expenses

Amid social media criticism regarding they pay scale for Central Office Administrators, Eufaula City Schools recently provided complete salary information detailing how money is spent on personnel in the school system.

Tuesday 03/24/2015
Eufaula keeps Coast Guard station

U.S. Representative Martha Roby quoted a letter from the Department of Homeland Security Tuesday afternoon as she offered up some good news for the Eufaula Coast Guard station. The letter from U.S. Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Paul F. Zukunft states that after careful consideration, the U.S. Coast Guard Aids to Navigation station in Eufaula will remain open.

Eufaula Police report arrests

A 13-year-old juvenile was arrested Thursday at AMMS on possession of a deadly weapon on school grounds charge. According to Det. Donald Brown, the juvenile was in possession of a BB gun.

National championships change some for the worst

My favorite of the big-time coaches are those that perhaps do not take themselves too seriously. They know that they are coaches, which makes them in the grand scheme of things no better than a police officer, no better than a rec center instructor, and dang sure no better than a second-grade teacher.

Saturday 03/21/2015
Eufaula Police arrest three on drug charges

Alexsandra K. Lepore, 20, and Amanda Jean Dunn, 19, both of Tewksbury, Ma. were arrested Tuesday on possession of drug paraphernalia charge each. Lepore was also charged with possession of marijuana second degree.

Lakeside headmaster has mixed feelings on Common Core

Dee Bennett, headmaster of The Lakeside School, isn’t completely against Common Core standards; there are just a few things about it she doesn’t agree with.

Friday 03/20/2015
Eufaula community, superintendent clash over coach 'firings'

Community members turned out Tuesday evening to petition the Eufaula City School Board regarding Superintendent Eddie Tyler’s management of the system and recent “firing” of head coaches Dan Klages and Mike Henry.

Barbour County Jail inmates apprehended

Two female inmates escaped from The Barbour County Jail Saturday (March 14) at approximately 7:45p.m.

Saturday 03/14/2015
'Crack' made in Eufaula burglary rash

Lt. Larry Hubbard announced a “crack” in a rash of 4-5 burglaries that have occurred in the past 5-6 weeks around Lake Drive, Marina Drive and Park Hill areas.

Friday 03/13/2015
Emails are hardly first issues for Hillary

During my years in Arkansas, I heard more Bill Clinton stories that I could shake the proverbial stick at… whatever that means.

Barbour County School Board votes 4-1 in favor of Phase I BCS consolidation

Monday night, Barbour County School Board members voted 4-1 in favor of Phase I of BCS consolidation.

Tuesday 03/10/2015
Eufaula man arrested on attempted assault of police detective charge

Eufaula police recently arrested an 18-year-old on multiple charges, including the attempted assault of a police detective.

Monday 03/09/2015
Eufaula child struck by vehicle, dies of injuries sustained

On Friday, a 19-month-old child was struck by a vehicle and died soon after of injuries sustained.

Saturday 03/07/2015
Eufaula Primary students 'Get Caught Hatted' in honor of Read Across America

Monday at Eufaula Primary School was “Get Caught ‘hatted’ Day”.

Thursday 03/05/2015
Eufaula City Schools' Teacher of the Year nominees honored

“The greatest honor someone can receive is recognition by their colleagues,” Eddie Tyler, Eufaula City Schools Superintendent, remarked to the five ECS Teacher of the Year nominees.

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