Here are the three winning essays in the Ike Weatherly Jr. Black History Month essay contest for fourth and fifth graders.
Mrs. Tauri Ivey
By Emma Williams, Liberty Christian School
By Lesly Rosas, St. Mary’s School
'Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Bill Cosby'
By Meghan Kirkpatrick, East Side Intermediate School
- Paranormal investigators visit Paramount The Paranormal Answers Research Team, a group of investigators who travel to alleged haunting sites, recently visited the Paramount Theatre to see if the building filled with history is also filled with ghosts.
- Jim Bailey: It’s a rough life when you’re six years old going on adulthood My granddaughter Gracie turns 7 in a couple of months. Two of her mother’s sisters, Becky and Sarah, can forewarn her on what she’ll face when Gracie’s age gets into double digits.
- Kelly Dickey: Ghost hunting leads to more skepticism and a fun story The thought of spirits terrified me as a kid, intrigued me as a teen and added to the various questions I have about life as an adult. But mainly they’ve been entertaining.
Community Briefs: April 17
A compilation of community news items as published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- Review: Classic Cole Porter tunes in 'Anything Goes' Light-hearted entertainment reigns at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre as the stage is filled with sparkling costumes, quick stepping and even a little slapstick thrown into the mix. “Anything Goes,” now playing through May 11, may be a musical celebrating its 80th anniversary, but the humor is not lost on modern audiences.
- Community Briefs: April 16 A compilation of community news as published in the Wednesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- Community Briefs: April 15 A compilation of community news as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- Multiplication tourney sparks interest in math Alexandria teacher creates multiplication tourney to make math fun.
- Community Briefs: April 14 A compilation of community news as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- A helping hand Brian Morson’s time as a volunteer at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital started as a patient when he had a hip injury. After he made a comment that hospitals in London have greeters, the director of Volunteer Services at the time told him he had the perfect voice and accent to do it at St. Vincent. Twelve years later, he’s volunteered more than 4,500 hours.
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