Liberty schools are fiscally stable

LIBERTY — Liberty School District has come a long way since three years ago, but it still has obstacles to getting out of fiscal emergency.

Three years ago, the district had a large deficit and was answering to rumors that it would shut down, said David Malone, school board president.

“And to turn it around in that short period of time ... that’s outstanding,” he said.

The board and the state-mandated commission that oversees the district’s finances met today, and the board learned it would have a balance of $1,143,000 at the end of the fiscal year in June.

The district has been making cuts and paying off debt.

For the complete story, read Tuesday's Vindicator and

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