Archive for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

25 years ago: Possible school reorganization brings protest

July 7, 2010


Recent decisions about school reorganization were bringing protests from many parents who preferred that the system stay the way it was. School officials were defending their actions, saying that expected increases in the number of students made reorganization necessary. Some of the changes being discussed involved boundary changes and the establishment of middle schools.

The head of the local health department spoke positively about the seven nursing homes in Douglas County. Records showed only three complaints filed in the previous six months, which was fewer than in previous years.

An armed man entered Raney’s Pharmacy, 404 Maine, threatened the manager with a pistol, and demanded all the narcotics in the pharmacy. He escaped with about a dozen different narcotic drugs, including Demerol and codeine. Police had no suspects so far.


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