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Twilight of a era? Or will schools continue winning vector?



2016-11-19 - Adair County Board of Education Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com (c).
The Community got the stunning news Thursday evening here, about an hour after this photo was taken, that Supt. Alan Reed would retire December 31, 2016. In his brief tenure as Superintendent, he did as much as any other Adair Countian ever, to advance the educational and maybe more importantly, the economic position of all facets of the local economy - education, itself, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, health and other facets - of the county, and it was all done in the face of shrinking financial support for public schools in Adair County and across the state. Now there is an uncertainty about the future of those Adair County School District gains, and with it, an uncertainty about the very future of Adair County. Local leaders are hoping for the best. Clicking Read More accesses the text of Mr. Reed's letter announcing retirement. - EW.
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