October 10, 2015

EDITORIAL: Food stamp use skyrockets

Add another item to the list of soon-to-be-unsustainable government social programs. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1 in 7 people in the United States relies on food stamps. The problems are myriad. The original intent of the program was to stimulate demand for agricultural products. It was used as a Continue Reading

District to increase school lunch fee

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com At the demands of the Department of Agriculture, Spring Hill district officials were forced to adopt an increase in fees for the 2011-12 school year at Monday evening’s board of education meeting. “The only change we’re asking for is on lunch and breakfast,” stated Bart Goering, Spring Hill Superintendent.  “The minimum increase Continue Reading