Following county school board member Patrick Fisher's arrest on Monday,
Dec. 3, the future of his service on the school board is still unknown.
was charged with possession of both a Schedule II and Schedule IV
controlled substance as well as driving under the influence of an
intoxicant and possession of a weapon while under the influence of an
Rhea County School Board Chair B.J. McCoy said he
could not comment on the incident since it is a legal matter but
confirmed that under state law, the board cannot remove Fisher from
For further details, see the Sunday edition of The Herald-News.