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Marine Corps to raffle $500 gift card, shotgun

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    Marine Corps League Det #1280 selling raffle tickets in front of Kroger. Pictured are (l -r) William Pless and Ken Hulsey. Tickets will be available until the drawing on July 4.   

     If you want a chance to win big prizes and support troops overseas, you’ll want to be sure to purchase raffle ticket from the local Marine Corps League before their drawing on July 4.

Purdy hired at JMS, LeMieux goes to PHS

Tate renovation discussions continue
By Eileen Steinhauer
Progress Contributor
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Shane Purdy was recently hired as the next principal of Jasper Middle School.
   

     Last Friday, at a called Board of Education meeting, it was announced that Dr. Chris LeMieux, current principal of Pickens County Middle School, will be the next principal of Pickens High School, and Shane Purdy, current assistant superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, will be the next principal of Jasper Middle School. 

Sign up now to be in July 4th parade

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     4th of July Parade applications are now being accepted! A copy of the application is shown here. It may be clipped and mailed to the address on the application or you may download a copy from the Jasper Lions Club website: www.jasper lions.com

Sheriff investigating death of horse, donkey

Ten other animals found in a malnourished state

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 One of the starving horses found at a Yellow Creek area pasture.

 

     In what is being called one of the most severe animal cruelty cases ever seen by the Pickens sheriff’s office, investigators are looking at conditions that led to the likely starvation deaths of a horse and a baby burro and the severely emaciated condition of ten other animals.
     Local Save the Horses supporter Chipa Wolfe wrote in an e-mail to the Progress of the shock that he and other volunteers had upon finding the condition of the animals.

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