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“Homeless philosopher”

Since: May 08

Boulder, CO

#1 Feb 13, 2009
DLR

Rowlett, TX

#2 Feb 14, 2009
What no strippers
Get Real

Boulder, CO

#3 Feb 25, 2009
Interesting story in today's online edition about the resignation of Lexington R-V School Superintendent Jim Judd.

Although he gave personal reasons for resigning, the fact is that Judd is going to a smaller school district, Fayette, and TAKING A CUT IN PAY to do so.

What's really going on here?
Bear Scat

Boulder, CO

#4 Feb 26, 2009
Get Real wrote:
Interesting story in today's online edition about the resignation of Lexington R-V School Superintendent Jim Judd.
Although he gave personal reasons for resigning, the fact is that Judd is going to a smaller school district, Fayette, and TAKING A CUT IN PAY to do so.
What's really going on here?
The captain not willing to go down with his ship?
insider

Higginsville, MO

#5 Feb 26, 2009
huh? story i read said juddy is headin' off to be closer to his mom and his wife's mum
david lee roth

Dallas, TX

#6 Feb 27, 2009
Its all bull shit, where is charlene
Get Real

Boulder, CO

#7 Feb 27, 2009
Yes, insider, but the alternative is to move the two mothers closer to Lexington, and certainly more cost effective since Judd is taking a pay cut at Fayette.

Doesn't seem to pass the smell test. Especially since Wednesday's edition also contained stories about a severe budget crunch for the R-V School District and the resignation of a school principal.

Anybody in the know care to post info anonymously?
whoa

Higginsville, MO

#8 Feb 28, 2009
hold on get real...have you seriously ever ried to move elderly people who just dont want to move?...we have been touched by just this sort of predicament...sometimes elderly people just won't move
Bear Scat

Boulder, CO

#9 Mar 2, 2009
But 2 years left on his contract? Which the R-V School Board released him from, apparently without hesitation. A pay cut for him at Fayette. The Middle School principal also resigning, and offering a similar explanation about wanting to be elsewhere. And a severe budget crunch, meaning hard decisions will have to be made in the immediate future.

Call me a cynic, and you're right -- my experiences with public officials in Lexington made me that.

I don't think we're getting the real story here, just as we never got it when the previous (female) superintendent left Lexington.
Get Real

Boulder, CO

#10 Mar 3, 2009
I've never trusted the Lexington R-V School Board since they hired Brian Eads as Middle School basketball coach back around 2000 ... Eads' sister-in-law, Taffy Morgan, was on the Board at that time, and she knew about his arrest for marijuana possession in 1995, but apparently kept quiet to other Board members and simply abstained from voting on his hiring as required by state law.

Eads' record was wiped clean in the marijuana case as the result of his guilty plea and a Suspended Imposition of Sentence (complete a brief probation, your criminal record is cleared). That's why the MSHP criminal records check on Eads came up clean, so the R-V District could hire him. It's still on the front page of the newspaper from summer of 1995, however.

How do you parents feel about a pothead coaching middle school kids? I don't think Eads lasted very long as coach, once "a concerned citizen" alerted the Middle School Principal and Superintendent at that time ...
take a look

Mesa, AZ

#11 Mar 3, 2009
take a hard look at lafayette county and see for your yourself who,s gett,en the shaft. look and then you tell me what you find out ok. you have the power of the vote and thay konw it. no more budy budy deals kick backs or under the table contracks. just look yourll see; thay now who thay are and you will to if you just look.

“Homeless philosopher”

Since: May 08

Boulder, CO

#12 Mar 6, 2009
Interesting letter-to-editor in today's Fish Wrap:

http://www.lexington-news.com/LN_detailheadli...
nadx

Higginsville, MO

#13 Mar 7, 2009
"take a hard look at lafayette county and see for your yourself who,s gett,en the shaft. look and then you tell me what you find out ok. you have the power of the vote and thay konw it. no more budy budy deals kick backs or under the table contracks. just look yourll see; thay now who thay are and you will to if you just look.

Wow, i hope you're not a product of Lex. schools.
nadx

Higginsville, MO

#14 Mar 7, 2009
FormerLexingtonResident wrote:
Interesting letter-to-editor in today's Fish Wrap:
http://www.lexington-news.com/LN_detailheadli...
personally as an outsider (from higginsville) looking in....i say this guy nailed it. but sadly, i dont think much will change for lexington any time soon.
xxxx

United States

#15 Mar 8, 2009
nadx wrote:
<quoted text>
personally as an outsider (from higginsville) looking in....i say this guy nailed it. but sadly, i dont think much will change for lexington any time soon.
I agree. Lex won't change. Nice thought though.
Get Real

Boulder, CO

#16 Mar 9, 2009
Lexington must grow or die; either way, it's change.
bob

Dallas, TX

#17 Mar 10, 2009
where is charlene

“Homeless philosopher”

Since: May 08

Boulder, CO

#18 Mar 25, 2009
Innocent children shouldn't have to endure as much as these kids have:

http://www.lexington-news.com/LN_detailheadli...

Let's all pray that things turn out okay for them in the future.

“Homeless philosopher”

Since: May 08

Boulder, CO

#19 Apr 1, 2009
I'm proud to endorse Brian Eads for Lexington City Council 4th Ward. The incumbent, who is running unopposed, had this to say in today's online edition of The Lexington News:

"I'm going to be the champion of people ..."

http://www.lexington-news.com/LN_detailheadli...

Good enough for me!
Get Real

Boulder, CO

#20 Apr 3, 2009
FormerLexingtonResident wrote:
I'm proud to endorse Brian Eads for Lexington City Council 4th Ward. The incumbent, who is running unopposed, had this to say in today's online edition of The Lexington News:
"I'm going to be the champion of people ..."
http://www.lexington-news.com/LN_detailheadli...
Good enough for me!
APRIL FOOL!!

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