Area News

Non-Profit Organization is Seeking Local Families for Hosting High School Exchange Students

America was founded as a nation of ideals, where people of different backgrounds, cultures, religions, and viewpoints can share mutual freedom and equality. Every year on July 4th, we come together to celebrate this special character of the USA, and show the rest of the world why we are proud to be American. You can also play a part in keeping these ideals alive by hosting an international high school exchange student for the upcoming academic year and help them learn more of our American culture!? ?ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls ages 15–18 for the next academic year. Students from all over the world – places like Germany, Spain, Italy, Taiwan, and Ukraine, to name a few have already received scholarships to study in the USA; all they need now is you!

Kosse PD Brett New promoted to sergeant

After a two and a halfhour executive session at the end of their regular June meeting, Kosse City Council voted unanimously to promote Officer Brett New to Sergeant of the Police Department and increase his salary to $38,500. Though Mayor Brooks Valls had no further comment to provide after the lengthy executive session regarding the Kosse Police Department, Sergeant New shared a few details about the opportunities that come with this promotion.

Grand Jury Indictments

The following indictments were handed down by the Limestone County Grand Jury on May. 20. Those listed are not guilty unless and until a court finds otherwise. An indictment simply means there is enough evidence to warrant a trial.


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