Ozark kidnapper caught

Abbey Hammons, Student Life Editor

March 8, 2018

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Ozark had an exciting and scary week when 37 year old Waite Aaron Showalter, stole a car at a Rogersville Kum and Go, and then realized when driving that there was a baby girl in the backseat. Police officers say that Showalter didn’t ...

New generation new problems

Katie Wells, Advertising Editor

March 1, 2018

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Early in February the Ozark Junior High School held an assembly discussing the dangers of sexting and bullying, where many kids held different feelings on the topic. Most of the students who attended agreed that in today’s time ...

Super blue blood moon

Madison Roland, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2018

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A super blue blood moon has not happened in over 150 years. This rare event happened January 31 and will not happen again in 19 years. A supermoon is when the moon appears to be 14% bigger and 30% brighter. A blue moon happen...

Flu epidemic

Kendra Beard, News Editor

February 28, 2018

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This flu season the virus has proven to be even more dangerous and widespread. According to the Center for Disease Control, “All U.S. states, but Hawaii and Oregon, continue to report widespread flu activity and the number ...

How does the government shutdown affect civilians?  

Amy Surface, Reviews Editor

February 28, 2018

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On Saturday, January 20 at 12:00 a.m EST, the U.S. government began a shutdown because Congress failed to pass a new funding law before the old one expired. It only lasted four days because the senate voted on the bill and ...

Wedding bells ring for British prince and actress

Amy Surface, Reviews Editor

December 18, 2017

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On November 27, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Twitter. The wedding is set for May 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Markle and the prince began dating in early July of 2016. They w...

Nuclear disaster

Thomas Rushing, Video Editor

December 18, 2017

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Some time in early October or late November a North Korean nuclear test site know as the Punggye-ri facility was destroyed when a nuclear test went wrong. It is said that close to 200 people were killed at the test site, at leas...

Boy gets chance of a lifetime

Kendra Beard, News Editor

October 4, 2017

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When 11 year old Frank Giaccio from Falls Church, Virginia, sent a letter to the White House in August asking to mow the White House lawn, he probably wasn’t expecting the reply he received. The young boy said in his letter it would be...

Nation’s tallest dam causes thousands to evacuate

April 10, 2017

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In California February 10, the Oroville Dam had water spilling out and creating a hole 300 feet wide with a million gallons of water rushing out per second. The dam has two spillways, the primary and the emergency spillway, whi...

U.S. Navy Seal Killed in Yemen

Heather McConnell, Copy Editor

February 17, 2017

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On Sunday in Yemen, two Americans were killed. One was decorated 36 year old Navy SEAL, William “Ryan” Owens. The other was an 8 year old girl, who was the daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki. Owens enlisted in the military in 1998 and w...

Trump inauguration held Friday

Garrett Coggin, Technology Editor

February 3, 2017

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The new president of the United States was inaugurated on Friday, January 20. The amount of people that attended the inauguration was far less than Barack Obama in 2009. It also generated 80,000 fewer Metro rides by 11:00am th...

Fort Lauderdale shootings

Heather McConnell

February 3, 2017

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Friday afternoon the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was on edge after 26 year-old Esteban Santiago killed five people and injured six in a shooting. “The area was crowded with newly-arrived passengers retrie...

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