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Carthage teacher honored for starting math class for Spanish-speaking students
Melissa Box uses examples, pictures, conversation and humor to teach math to Spanish-speaking students at Carthage Junior High School.
Ryan Richardson: Storms a stark reminder for pet preparedness
Sunday afternoon marked the beginning of my second storm season as a Joplin resident. As the sirens were going off near my apartment, I grabbed my dog, and we went to our safe place together to ride out the storm.
Members of Globe's All-Area Academic Excellence Team had teachers that taught lasting lessons
The first time George Bennion saw teacher Kate Ely in the halls of East Newton High School, he thought he should steer clear. After all, the teacher eventually made his brother cry over a bad grade (which turned out to be a B).
Lisa Brown: Cookbooks offer many fresh ideas
Now that spring has finally arrived -- sort of -- my mind is turning to farmers markets and my gardening skills, which are pretty much limited to growing ridiculous amounts of basil, along with less ridiculous amounts of parsley, mint, chives, oregano and lavender.
Frankie Meyer: Years before Route 66, travelers used National Road
One of the most interesting aspects of genealogy is the discovery of information about our ancestors' journeys.
Ryan Richardson: Weekend fundraiser pays off for pet rescue
If you have been a regular reader of my column, you might remember last October when I mentioned the first time that I boarded my dog locally with Golden Paw Pet Resort.
Blind ambition: Nevada junior a top performer, singer in show choir despite limited vision
Nevada junior Landon Delgado stands out on stage, but it isn't because of his physical impairment. It's because he is a born performer -- a fine tenor able to memorize and execute complicated dance steps, one who enjoys dressing in a modern, trendy clothing style that might include a bow tie and fuschia skinny jeans.
Ryan Richardson: Benefit important to Humane Society's mission
The one thing that surprises me more and more about living here is the amount that people in this area like to give.
Frankie Meyer: Universities have great resources for researchers
When researching your family history, plan to visit local colleges and universities. Those institutions often have archives that will be helpful in your search.
Jeana Gockley: Coming-of-age story deserves every award it earned
In "Inside Out & Back Again" by Thanhha Lai, 10-year-old Ha does not want to leave Vietnam. But in 1975, when the war reaches Saigon, she and her family have little choice but to board a ship and flee their homeland.
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