Batesville Schools superintendent talks with Gary B. regarding possible district restructure


W.R.D. Entertainment (WRDE) news director Gary Bridgman recently visited with Batesville Schools superintendent Dr. Michael Hester about the administration’s planned restructuring. On Pioneer Update (sponsored by Citizens Bank), heard Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings on WRDE radio stations Arkansas 103 and 93 KZLE, Gary B. asked Dr. Hester about why the restructuring is needed.

Hear Dr. Hester’s comments here.

The superintendent also told Gary B. retaining and hiring staff is one of the most important areas the district needs to address and that means having much better pay.

Hear his comments regarding this, here.

Dr. Hester will the featured guest on next week’s Official Word to discuss, point by point, the district’s suggestions for improvements. The program, sponsored by First Community Bank, will air near the top of the 1 p.m. hour on Tuesday, Dec. 12 on Arkansas 103, and near the top of the 9 a.m. hour on 93 KZLE. will post that particular program next Wednesday.





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