CC Emergency Water Agreement sent back due to lack of clarity

October 11, 2017 An emergency water agreement between the Cave City and the local nursing home will not move forward this month due to a lack of clarity in the agreement. The Cave City Council tabled the agreement at its Sept. 26 meeting because of concerns over what the purpose of the water would be used for in case of an emergency. The agreement states: … Continue reading CC Emergency Water Agreement sent back due to lack of clarity

Hardy Mayor ousts another police officer, council backs descision

October 11, 2017 A former Hardy police officer’s request to have the council reconsider his Sept. 30  termination by Hardy Mayor Jason Jackson failed following a vote by Hardy City Council Oct. 7. Officer Scott Hart, who was terninated and is still in the police academy, approached the council at the beginning of the meeting and told the council he was appealing his termination. As … Continue reading Hardy Mayor ousts another police officer, council backs descision

Highland School Board approves Hall of Fame

Aug. 22, 2017 The Highland School Board approved the bylaws of the Highland Rebel Athletic Hall of Fame at its regular meeting on Aug. 15. This vote makes this the official hall of fame for Highland High School. “They added some things,” Sharp said. “They separated the selection committee from the board.” He said there is now language about how the selection committee is picked … Continue reading Highland School Board approves Hall of Fame

Hardy recorder/treasurer resigns

August 9, 2017 Myranda Hobbs, recorder/treasurer for the city of Hardy, announced her resignation at the Aug. 1 city council meeting. Hobbs was appointed July 19, 2016, by the council to replace former recorder/treasurer Carolyn Groves, who herself resigned. Hobbs said that moving out of the city limits is the reason for her resignation. “I greatly appreciate the opportunity,” Hobbs said. “You had a mess … Continue reading Hardy recorder/treasurer resigns

Council adopts zoning code on third reading

August 9, 2017 Cherokee Village officially voted to adopt a zoning code by reference at its July 20 meeting.  It was the third reading of the ordinance in as many meetings. An ordinance to adopt a zoning code by reference and other purposes . “I still am not happy with it so I am going to voting against it,” councilman Chuck Kristopeit said. In the … Continue reading Council adopts zoning code on third reading

JPs asked to consider how they choose waterworks board members

March 22, 2017 The Sharp County Quorum Court appointed Darrell Kehrli and Anne Verkler to the Cherokee Village Waterworks Facilities Board of Sharp County in another short meeting on March 13. But questions were raised about appointing elected officials from Cherokee Village the next time the appointments come around. “Where did those names come from?” asked Peter Martin, a resident of Cherokee Village. “How does … Continue reading JPs asked to consider how they choose waterworks board members

Highland Council votes to make Rebel Drive a two way street

March 22, 2017 Rebel Drive is now a two-way street 24/7 after a vote by the Highland City Council to end the one-hour, one-way traffic in the mornings on school days. The Highland City Council voted 7-0 to remove the ordinance at its March 14 meeting at the City Hall. Mary Jo Clark, council woman for Ward 1, Position 1, was absent due to a … Continue reading Highland Council votes to make Rebel Drive a two way street

School Board Members honored during Highland meeting

February 6, 2017 January was School Board Recognition Month and the High-land Schools Board of Education was present-ed with gifts and cer-tificates at their Jan. 31 meeting. The meeting itself turned out a full house, with many people standing as there was not enough seats for everyone. Some of the youngest students at High-land Schools worked hard to make each school board member something special. … Continue reading School Board Members honored during Highland meeting