Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Articles in the Weekly Leader

Reservoir FD begins hydrant testing.  Said testing continues this week throughout the Rez FD coverage area.  Keep up with the Rez FD on both their website and Facebook page.  

Jury duty scam resurfaces.  If someone calls you, requests you put money on a pre-paid card, stay on the phone with the caller while you drive around to purchase said pre-paid card, and then requests you give the card details to them, its a scam.  According to Raymond Duke, Chief Investigator for the Rankin County Sheriff's Office, "the Sheriff's Office might call someone and tell them they would like them to come to the office for an interview, but no one here would ever solicit money over the phone.  If fact, we never take money from anyone, even if they do owe a fine; all that is done through the courts."

Slots available for Flowood Golf Tournament.  Mayor Rhoads still has availability in his annual, two day golf event at the Refuge.  This year, the money raised goes to Safe Families for Children.

RCSD elects Kersh Parent of the Year.  Highland Bluff Elementary room mom, Christy Kersh was named by the Rankin County School District as Parent of the Year.  Reading the lengthy article about all the projects she spearheaded or worked on, she absolutely earned it.  Congrats Christy, and a shout out to her husband Scott, who I know worked hard as well to improve Highland Bluff!

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