30 Years Ago
August 23, 2018
Thursday, August 25, 1988
Smoking banned from local school buildings
When the new school year gets underway in Broadus next Monday, there will be no ashtrays at either the elementary or secondary facilities.
The Unified Board of Trustees banned tobacco smoking in any school owned building, at any time. The vote for the ban was unanimous among the seven Board members attending a meeting Monday night. That means the single smoker on the Board even supported the ban.
Sports fans, nervous about the outcome of a game, will now have to step outside to light up. And, teachers used to smoking du...