Schools

$88M+ 2020-21 school district budget adopted

Last week the Baker County school board finalized a new roughly $88.5-million budget that includes about $25 million for construction of a new K-5 elementary school on SR 121 South, with a property tax rate of roughly $5.96 per $1000 of taxable property value.

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Student tailgaters welcomed back

The first Wildcat Warm-up tailgate party of the 2020 football season started slowly at 5 p.m. before Friday’s kick-off against Bradford County, just outside Memorial Stadium near the Lyons & Lyons accounting firm’s parking lot.

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‘Wildcat Warmup’ makes return

Lea Rhoden, Baker Prevention Coalition executive director and Wildcat football booster, was naturally excited last week to announce the return of the “Wildcat Warm-up” this Friday at 5 p.m., two hours before the 2020 season kicks off. The tailgate will be open to any high school students and take place in a new location near Memorial Stadium with food, games, …

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