The Board of Trustees for Southeastern Community College (SCC) has revealed the three finalists in its search for a new college president.
They are Dr. Michael Ash, Dr. Keith Cornille and Dr. Dale Doty.
Dr. Ash currently serves as Executive Assistant to the President for Resource Development and External Affairs at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO.
McDonough County will upgrade security at its courthouse by the end of the year.
Sheriff Rick Van Brooker has been pushing for the upgrade. He says it will act as a deterrent.
He says, “I thought it was important that we did it right the first time. A lot of research went into it, a lot of time. And at this point I feel confident with what we'll get.”
The system will record video constantly and store it for several days. The sheriff says it will require virtually no maintenance and should provide years of service.
Hancock County's Ambulance Service has not shown improvement in the last six months.Blessing Hospital's Medical Director, Dr. Kelly Cox, oversees the service along with those in three other counties.
He says, “We're actually not moving forward. We're actually progressing backwards. And that's a very large concern on my mind that the system needs to take ownership of these issues and address them.
Ed Fletcher has taken the helm of the Monmouth-Roseville School District. He spent the last six years as principal at the high school in Staunton, Illinois.
This is the first time he has been the top administrator for an entire district. He has spent a lot of time during his first three weeks on the job learning the names of faculty and staff.
Fletcher says it's important to him not only to get to know them but also to know their expectations for the district. He says the employees have a great passion for education.
A storage building owned by Chad Hunziker will be spared destruction. The Macomb City Council removed it from a list of buildings slated for demolition.
Alderman-at-large Don Wynn says Hunziker has made a lot of improvements to the building.
He says, “I went out and looked at that building. And it's, from the outside of it, it's pretty secure. I mean, it's got a new roof on it (It) does have some problems.”
Fifth-ward Alderman Dave Dorsett says the progress must continue.