Jeffrey Bryant, Cleburne County High School principal, was attending his first Homecoming On Main event, having been hired as the school’s principal during the summer, and was celebrating with hundreds of others near a bonfire. “I think it’s great, anything we can do to draw interest to downtown can involve the school and the community together."

Cleburne County’s Board of Education unanimously agreed on a number of transfers, resignations and hires during a Tuesday meeting at its central office.

Jamie Smith was approved for a one-year principal contract at Ranburne Elementary to start July 1 and end on June 30, 2019.

The town of Ranburne is going to lose up to $70,000 in revenue due to 709 unprocessed municipal tickets, according to Mayor Jim Smith during Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

 It was a session of routine business for the Cleburne County Board of Education at its monthly meeting Tuesday at Cleburne County High School.

• Trenton Ray Hill, 22, Roanoke, receiving stolen property, criminal mischief, burglary, fugitive from justice.

 • Richard Searcy Clay, 35, Heflin, possession marijuana.

Piedmont Rescue & Emergency Medical Services will answer medical calls in the north end of Cleburne County, according to a unanimous vote of the Cleburne County Hospital Board on Thursday night. The Piedmont agency will receive $6,000 per year to serve the Borden Springs area and the rest of Cleburne County above County Road 202.

Cleburne County Commission Chairman Ryan Robertson proposed a resolution to remove the $3 per quarter fee on the residential garbage bill, but was met with resistance from his fellow commissioners during the work session Monday night.

Cleburne County Middle School student teacher Trenton Townsend found himself in a sticky situation as students taped him to a wall during the annual pirate dance Thursday. Townsend smiled as layers and layers of colored duct tape sealed his fate.