It took a lawsuit, but the Paragould Daily News finally got the details on the Greene County Tech football coaches who did a little nightclubbing in Monticello when they should have been back at the motel with the team, resting for a playoff game with Monticello.

For this silliness — and the school district’s determination to shield the coaches from exposure — the district will pay $2,500 in legal fees to the newspaper, $4,466 to the local attorney who defended them and perhaps more to an attorney associated with the Arkansas School Boards Association, editor Janie Ginocchio says. Expensive lesson for the kids in lack of accountability.

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