Slater splits season debut
(High School Sports ~ 11/21/07)
CARROLLTON -- The Slater girls' basketball team led wire to wire, while the boys blew a nine-point second-half lead, during Tuesday's season opener at Carrollton. The Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 14-3 lead in the first quarter, en route to a 49-40 non-conference victory...
Vikings win Murray State Rodeo, lead Ozark Region at mid-point
(College Sports ~ 11/21/07)
MURRAY, Ky. -- The Missouri Valley College men's rodeo team will go into the second half of the season in March atop the NIRA Ozark Region. The Vikings scored a huge victory last week at the Murray State Rodeo, beating second-place Tennessee-Martin by 300 points (825-525) to pass by the defending champion Skyhawks in the season standings at the halfway mark...
OBTW/Teach by learning: The gift of giving doesn't give itself
(Column ~ 11/21/07)
"Teach your children well ... and feed them on your dreams." -- Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Every day, with everything we do, we teach our children something about ourselves and about them and about their place in the scheme of things. Mostly, we don't even know we're doing it...
Darren Keith "Doc" Williams
(Obituary ~ 11/21/07)
Darren Keith "Doc" Williams, 45, of Springfield, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev Wayne Doolin officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com...
- Angel trees await generous givers (Local News ~ 11/21/07)
Salvation Army bell ringers begin traditional collections
(Local News ~ 11/21/07)
Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 21, the local chapter of The Salvation Army, sponsored by Marshall Ministerial Alliance, will have their Red Kettle outside the south entrance of Wal-Mart once again. Standing at the Kettle will be representatives from local churches who work together to raise funds from the community to assist those throughout the year who need assistance during difficult times...
On the street/Wednesday early school dismissals: Good idea or inconvenience?
(Local News ~ 11/21/07)
Editor's note: The Marshall Public School District began last year carving out a little time during one day a week to allow teachers time to collaborate more, part of the professional learning communities approach the district has been phasing in. This year teacher collaboration time is Wednesday afternoons, requiring early dismissal on Wednesdays -- at 2:15 p.m. generally and at 12:30 p.m. one Wednesday each month...
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