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New survey: Should surplus county schools be converted into community centers?

A new survey is posted today. It asks, "Should surplus county schools be converted into community centers?"

The question grows out of a suggestion by Tom Fisher of the Knifley community to convert Knifley Grade Center, Shepherd Elementary School, and Sparksville Elementary School into combination community centers, broadband internet centers, and fire houses.

Mr. Fisher's contention is that better fire insurance ratings will mean many more dollars saved by Adair County taxpayers than the cost to taxpayers to support volunteer fire departments.

Mr. Fisher says that he is getting enthusiastic support from many candidates, financial and civic leaders, and that he thinks that the Adair County School Board would go to great lengths to help with the plan he proposes.
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This story was posted on 2006-03-23 07:49:39
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