The Columbus school district is in desperate need of some repairs. That's why their asking the voters for $30 million this May. The district wants to build a new two-story building for the 1st through 8th graders, renovate the high school and football stadium, as well as add storm shelters. Even though they haven't had a bond issue on the ballot in over 30 years, Superintendent David
Missouri Southern State University's search for a new president is hitting the home stretch. Scott Meeker, MSSU communications and new media specialist, tells News Talk KZRG they're no longer taking applications.
"They have 35 applicants so far. Their screening commiteee is going to be meeting on Monday to begin reviewing those applications. They're reviewing those behind closed doors, and that's not in open information, so we do not know any of the names of the candidates who have applied at this time."
So there's no word if interim president Dr. Alan Marble is one of those 35 applicants. Meeker says the goal is to hire a new president by mid-summer.