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A Lamar County School District teacher was terminated Thursday after allegations of a possible inappropriate relationship with a student.
Superintendent Tess Smith said school officials were notified of the incident last week and began an immediate investigation.
Lamar County mosquito control crews will begin spraying for the annual warm-weather insects on Monday, the Board of Supervisors announced last Thursday. Area beekeepers should contact county officials so that spraying can be avoided in those areas.
Strengthened by improvements in manpower, training and water supply, eight Lamar County volunteer fire districts improved their State Fire Ratings Bureau class ratings recently. Northeast Lamar led the group, jumping from a Class 7 to a Class 6, increasing savings on insurance premiums by about 25 percent.