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Downer is back on board as
Webster County Superintendent

From the April 17, 2013 issue of The Journal
By CHIP JONES
The Webster County Board of Education (BoE) met April 8 at Webster Co. High School at 6 p.m. The first order of business was to amend the agenda, which included an item to rescind the acceptance of the resignation letter from Superintendent/Principal Janie Downer and reinstate her.
Downer had tendered her resignation at the February meeting. It was accepted on a 3-2 vote. An emotional outpouring by the community at
the March meeting presented a strong argument for the board to reconsider the matter regarding Downer. A number of called meetings in March apparently arranged for the board to reconsider its action.
BoE Chairperson Linda Rogers asked for a motion ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.