Finances are looking better for the city of Springfield, according to auditor and certified public accountant Danny Hardin. He spoke at the city council meeting on Jan. 10.
“Things are a little bit better, but we still feel uneasy,” he said. “The city has taken a lot of steps to improve, and watch over things. So, we want to ask you to continue a vigilant effort to keep expenses under control, and to make sure all the taxes are collected and managed also.”
Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most thoughtful.The home of Juanita Hodgens and her husband, Robert Hodgens, Sr., is where hundreds of pillow-case dresses have been made, mostly for young girls in Haiti. Some have also ended up in Africa and Mexico.
Juanita Hodgens said the idea was created from tragedy, after her granddaughter and her three children died in a car accident five years ago.
The Cantuc Whistlers Chapter of Washington, Marion and Nelson counties with the Quail Unlimited will be holding their 6th Annual Fundraising Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield.
The doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. There will be games to win guns and also a five-gun raffle. There will be a raffle on a number of hunting items.
Megan Cloyd is the sixth grade Student of the Month at North Washing-ton School. Megan is the daughter of Jeff and Stephanie Cloyd. Her favorite teachers are Mrs. Sims and Mrs. Whitaker.
Megan’s favorite activitity outside of school is baseball. In school, Megan likes playing basketball.
Seventh grade - Lauren Mattingly