Nashville School Superintendent Doug Graham recognized board member David Hilliard during Tuesday's school board meeting. Graham said that Hilliard had received a service pin for completing 25 hours of board training. The entire school board was also recognized at the recent state school board meeting for all five members having at least 25 hours of training. They are required to receive at least six hours of training per year.
Officers with the Nashville Police Department now have jurisdiction in the county. Howard County Sheriff Bryan McJunkins deputized city officers during a ceremony held Tuesday. He says this will benefit residents, especially near the city limits. City officers may can respond to a nearby call faster and assist with the situation until deputies arrive. The county SWAT team consists of officers from both departments and those individuals, as well as reserve deputies, are also deputized. The police department includes Dale Pierce, Amy Marion, Larry Marion, Mark Barnes, Casey Parker, Chris Gates, Jimmy Steely, Ty Basiliere, Jackie Thomas, Randy Bohn, Greg Parker, Clint Tedford, Aaron Quick, Tim Bowlin, Keith Philamlee, and Justin Garner.
Nashville's New Light C.M.E. Church held a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday. The speaker was Brandon Williamson of First Church of God in Tollette (pictured at left). More photos have been posted to our Facebook page.