School board member resigns

Members of the Kirksville Board of Education are now looking for a new member following the resignation of a current member.

Matt Copeland, who is currently vice president of the board, has resigned his position, saying he is pursuing employment that would be in conflict with his remaining time on the board.

The Kirksville School Board has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday night to discuss how the fill the open position, among other items on the agenda.

Wednesdayâ??s meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the school administration building on Hamilton Street, and the meeting is open to the public.