The last two months we have reported on potential expansion options due to overcrowding for two local county jails. Although these are much needed projects, I wonder if we are just putting a band aid on a huge public health problem. According to several recent surveys that I have seen, a high percentage of our nation's prison population has exploded because of substance abuse. Now this may not be a surprise to you but while we build bigger jails, we also need to be proac...
The expression "play ball" will mean just a little more to a group of local ballplayers next month when players from The Highland Challenger League will play an exhibition game during this year's Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
While our students may have the opportunity to enjoy a more relaxed pace during the summer break, it is a very busy time for the EVSC. Every year we complete a long list of projects during the break, but two in particular stand out this summer.
Over 100 tornadoes have hit the mid-west in the past 3 days. Luckily the Tri-State has been spared, but the memories are still fresh in the minds of many when it comes to the damage Mother Nature can cause.