The Lenox Time Table Area News

Several races on June Primary Election ballot

There are several local, state, and national races on the June 2 Primary ballot. County races for county auditor and two supervisor districts are on the Republican ticket. There are no Democratic candidates for those offices. Bethany Murphy, county auditor, is seeking re-election. Shawn Bucher is a new candidate for that office. Charles Ambrose and…

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Talks of Cable TV rate increase continues

increasing cable TV rates continued at the May meeting of the Lenox Municipal Utilities Board on May 14. Current cable TV rates do not cover the costs. John Borland, manager, said they have been losing almost $6,000 per month since the first of the year. Major fluctuation in prices comes with programming. However, cable TV…

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Meet the Candidates for District 1 Supervisor and County Sheriff

There are three races for county offices in the June 2 primary election. Questionnaires were sent to county candidates to publish between now and the election. This week will feature candidates for District 1 Supervisor and Taylor County Sheriff. Josh Weed, sheriff, is the sole candidate for that position. Charles Ambrose is currently serving as…

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Council agrees to hire engineering firm for trailer park; city cleanup set

The Lenox City Council agreed to hire an engineering firm for development of the former trailer park, set city-wide cleanup for May 26 through June 2, and approved to continue with Wellmark for employees’ health insurance at their May 11 meeting Allison Kitzman, city administrator, talked about two different ways they could use to develop…

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Lenox Municipal Utilities honored with national award for outstanding safety practices

Lenox Municipal Utilities has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2019. The utility earned first award in the category for utilities with 6,140 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. “Strong safety programs are essential to ensuring that electric utility employees are informed and trained on safe work…

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School board moves forward in Bidding elementary roof project

The Lenox School Board held a lengthy meeting on Wednesday, April 8. They held three public hearings, approved the resignation of one teacher and hired a replacement, reviewed plans for updating elementary playground, approved list of 2020 seniors for graduation, and approved items dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The first hearing dealt with the 2020-2021…

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