Murray Bishoff: The call of Roaring River
(Column ~ 02/25/17)
There’s something to be said about adversity for providing satisfaction for overcoming an obstacle. What’s the fun in climbing a mountain that hardly has an incline? You can float down White River and have the satisfaction of getting from Point A to Point B, but the experience is more satisfying when the rapids are behind you...
Hannah Reid wins honors with Harry Potter essay
Purdy High School sophomore Hannah Reid received the National English Honor Society (NEHS) Intellectual Freedom Award for her essay, “The London Witch Trials of Harry Potter.” The essay was one of 12 winning entries, earning a cash prize of $100 for Reid, along with an additional $50 for the Purdy NEHS Chapter. ...
Purdy Elementary students recognized for acceptance
Purdy Elementary School students received medals for character education in January.
Purdy FBLA advances four to state
Fifteen Purdy High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members earned medals at the 2016-2017 District Leadership Conference, held in Mt. Vernon on Feb. 7. Qualifying for state competition were Bayleigh Schad, second in FBLA principles and procedures; Rion Boyd, sixth in business calculations; Layne Skiles, sixth in personal finance; and Tyler Keeler, eighth in personal finance...
Local retired teachers participate in Capitol blitz
(National News ~ 02/25/17)
Several retired teachers from Lawrence and Barry counties participated in the MissourI Retired Teachers Association Day at the state capitol on Feb. 15 in Jefferson City.
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