From Our File - October 11, 2023 Edition
October 11, 2023
Oct. 11, 1973
On a motion by sometimes-smoker Betty Dedman, the Sweet Home School Board banned all smoking in the meeting room with the specification that a 10 minute break be called and a room be designated for smoking. Puffing on a cigar, Board Member Walt Mulholland questioned the legality of the action and added, "I usually don't smoke here at all, but it gripes me when people tell me that I can't." He bought a pack of cigars specifically for the meeting, and Board Chairman C. Paul Moore said he might put the rule into effect immediately if Mulholland continued smoking next to him for...