Search Site

This search form uses an instant search feature. As you type, search results will appear automatically below the search field. When you've entered you desired search terms use tab to navigate through the available results and hit enter to open the selected page or document.
Jackie O
Jackie O
Jim Chasse
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Thank you, Jackie! 


Friday, September 17, 2021 16:21 (FoxBangor)

Hermon bus driver retires after 46 years behind the wheel

Written by 

HERMON — A Hermon Middle School bus driver retired Friday after serving the community for nearly 50 years.

Jackie Overlock has been driving buses for Hermon Middle School since 1975.

She said she took over her father’s bus route at a young age.

For 46 years, Overlock has driven bus No. 3 becoming a familiar face to the Hermon community, transporting her children, grandkids and other Hermon students safely to school and back home.

“I can’t accept to think that it’s the end of my workdays. I worked for so long. I worked since I was 15 years old. I basically worked all my life,” said Overlock. “I raised my family, husband and students. I think I’ve done my job.”

Overlook said she will enjoy retirement spending time with her husband.

She also said it’s a tough time to retire especially with the shortage of bus drivers affecting schools nationwide.