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School Board OKs tax levy, tax rate down from 2010-11

  State aid to education and property values are down, but the Seymour Community School District will have a lower tax levy and tax rate than last year.   The school board set the levy at its Tuesday, Oct. 25…

Seymour Community High School launches Seymour Online Academy

Rachael Wendt and Melissa Weyland work on their AP physics course as part of the Seymour Online Academy. The online school offers 37 courses. Photo by Rick Cohler By Rick Cohler, editor “On-line is truly the next-best-practice in education and…

Seymour Fire Explorers participate in Delivering Fire Prevention program

The Seymour Fire Explorers recently participated in the Delivering Fire Prevention program. The Delivering Fire Prevention program is a great program with the main focus on educating families and the local community about fire and Carbon Monoxide poison prevention. A…

Seymour BOE to meet Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.

The Seymour Community School District Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the High School Library. The agenda will include the following items: Resignations/Hiring, Out-of-State Field Trip, Student Fundraiser, Aquatic Center/High…

2012 city budget work underway

The Seymour City Council received the first overall budget figures for 2012 at its Monday, Oct. 10 meeting. The figures are those submitted by city department heads and will be subject to committee and full council review. “Each department made…

RYO store Kelly Jo’s Smoke Shop reopens

Kelly Jo’s Smoke Shop owner Brian Diedrick shows how the rolling machine keeps the customer informed through a video screen. – Photo by Rick Cohler Kelly Jo’s Smoke Shop reopened on Friday, Oct. 7 as soon as owner Brian Diedrick…

Seymour PD establishes Crime Prevention Tip Line

  The Seymour Police Department has established a Crime Prevention “Tip Line” at 833-0480.   This confidential line has been developed for the community’s convenience by providing a secure means to present the Seymour Police Department with information that will…