A 9-year-old Eugene Field Elementary student was selected to introduce the keynote speaker at a regional conference in front of 600 educators. "If I can speak in front of this school, I can speak in front of everybody," Makayla exclaimed.
Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend Show Me Day on Saturday, Feb. 17, and Monday, Feb. 19, on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. A Diversity and Inclusion Showcase is planned during the Feb. 19 event.
The 81st Annual Campus Lights, a long-standing Murray State University tradition, will take place Jan. 19–20 at 7 p.m. as well as Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. Campus Lights is the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south.
The Chicago Bears have hired Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their new head coach, hoping he can help lift a floundering NFL franchise emerge from one of its worst runs in history.
Alex Smith threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns, Kareem Hunt ran for 155 yards and a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs routed the turnover-prone Los Angeles Chargers 30-13 on Saturday night to seize control of the AFC West.
A student-led effort at Lake Road is aimed at reducing the elementary school's carbon footprint. Students volunteer during breakfast and lunch to separate out food, liquid, plastic and cardboard in recycling bins supplied by Chartwells School Dining Services.
The Marine Corps League Toys For Tots program is holding a 24 hour toy collecting marathon at the Osage Centre. The goal is to collect toys for the needy children in the community and present them as gifts for Christmas.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is preparing to welcome home National Guard soldiers deployed to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. They have been providing security, escort relief convoys, and conducting law-enforcement patrols on the island.
Don't drink and drive. That's the warning from Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel and Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmunds. Beginning with the night before Thanksgiving, the long holiday weekend is statistically the most deadly holiday on the nation's highways.
A total of 43 students from 11 high schools in Kentucky, Illinois, and Tennessee recently participated in Murray State University's 47th annual High School Chemistry Scholarship Tournament. The annual event held November 9 was sponsored by the department of chemistry at Murray State in conjunction with student members of the American Chemical Society and Fisher Scientific.
Following a guest lecture about forensic odontology on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Poplar Bluff High School, local dentist Dr. Eric Blaich took the opportunity to provide career advice to students. "Do something you like, don't go for money."