Former Grambling Mayor Martha Andrus has been cleared by the state Board of Ethics in a claim filed by three city employees.
Mike Dupree, deputy general counsel for the board, said Friday that a higher standard of proof required for convicting public officials of ethics violations led to the dismissal of the charges, in which the employees claimed Andrus retaliated against them because they were “whistleblowers.”
Sophia Parkman, a fourth grade student at A. E. Philips Elementary School, won first place in the Dairy Poster contest in 4-H. Her poster was titled “From the Farm to The Field, Dairy Will Get You There!”
The village of Simsboro will have a second meeting in the month of July because Monday night’s regular meeting was only 29 days after the June 9 meeting.
Aldermen will meet again at 6 p.m. Monday to vote on Resolution 01-16, which will set the 2014 millage rate. Mayor Willie Hendricks told aldermen that the recommendation will be that the millage rate remains at 5.08 mils, the same rate as the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Lee Robbins, of Dubach, has been elected as a delegate to the 129th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, Nov. 12 in Louisville, Ky., reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
Olitsa Robbins, of Dubach, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 129th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates.