Bruce Upper Elementary School has received a $1000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to be used in their library. The grants are aimed at supporting teachers, schools and organizations with resources to strengthen and enhance literacy instruction. With BUES librarian Nancy Logan are fourth grade students Jasmin Tutor, Cadyn Humphries, Jason Brownlee and Lylla Howell. This local grant is part of $4.5 million awarded to approximately 1000 organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves.
Vardaman High School will celebrate a “Mardi Gras” Homecoming this Friday when the Rams host Strayhorn. The homecoming pep rally will be Friday at 1:15 p.m. Homecoming festivities will being at 6:30 p.m. Friday night at Carter Field. The four senior maids up for queen are, from left, Madison Mooneyham, Stacie Haimes, Caley Lloyd and Tori Wilson. Photo by Tania Nelson
Dorothy Taylor of Calhoun City recently traveled to the extreme Northwest Territory above the Arctic Circle to the tiny town of Inuvik with her daughter. Read about her adventure in the features section.