Carmi mother says no to school masking mandate

BY LEN WELLS

Minerva Lovell says she does not believe the Carmi-White County School District has the authority to require her children to wear a mask in class, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status.  Her opinion on the issue has resulted in her children being sent home from school for refusing to mask up.

“I took my pre-schooler to school and informed the teacher that I don't feel comfortable with him wearing a mask,” Mrs. Lovell said. “She told me you have another child who needs to wear a mask too  -you need to come up and get her.”   Mrs. Lovell questioned the teacher about...

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