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Experienced deputies hired in SRO roles

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County School Board has approved a contract for school resource officers with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department. The approval was made Monday evening. Deputy Chris DeJarnette said the Sheriff’s Department and district is fortunate to have hired two highly-qualified candidates. Sheriff Dale Bozarth has hired Mark Powers and Frank…

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Schools and county leaders committed to student safety

By C. Josh Givens In the mournful wake of the May 24 killing of 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, by a gunman armed with an AR-15 rifle, school safety and protecting the lives inside school buildings from those wishing to do harm is at the forefront of most…

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