Archive for Wednesday, May 15, 2002

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Deaths
May 15, 2002
Baldwin in brief
May 15, 2002
SRO position guaranteed for next school year
May 15, 2002
When Suzanne Evinger steps into the Baldwin schools, she’s much more than a law enforcement officer. The Baldwin School Resource Officer is also an educator, a counselor, a role model and a friend for district students. But because of recent budget problems, the Baldwin School District is unable to provide funding for its part of the SRO grant next year, thereby eliminating Evinger’s position and making the Baldwin district the only one in the Frontier League without an SRO.
Fourth officer files complaint against city
May 15, 2002
A fourth Baldwin City Police Officer, Chuck Hensley, has served notice to the city of his intention to sue. However, Hensley is only seeking $100,000, unlike the $300,000 apiece the other officers are after.
Board accepts bids for schools
May 15, 2002
The Baldwin School District is one step closer to beginning the construction of its building projects and it comes with a less expensive price tag than originally expected.
MSES teacher retiring after 33 years in district
May 15, 2002
It has never seemed like work to Charlene Potter and she has her students to thank for that. In the 34 years Potter has been a teacher, she has taught approximately 1,000 students. While that might seem like a lot to some, she said she has continued to teach for so long because the students, who affectionately refer to her as Mrs. P, make her job enjoyable. “Kids are what make teaching what it is,” she said. “It’s a fun job. It really is.” But in less than two weeks, despite her love for her job and the students, the Marion Springs Elementary School fifth-grade teacher will retire. “The hardest decision was deciding to do it,” Potter, 69, said. “But this is just a nice time to stop.”
Letters to the editor
May 15, 2002