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St. Martins Student Council gives back to the community

When more than 200 students, faculty and staff from St. Martins Elementary School leave their classrooms to line the roadway in silent prayer, it tends to make a significant impact on the grieving families leaving funeral services.

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LU hosts FFA students looking to hone skills

Judging and being judged

Hunched over lab tables with clipboards in hand, students were keenly studying the contents of seed samples Tuesday at Lincoln University.

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No limits for St. Martins man with new heart

Chad Nierman received a none-too-soon heart transplant in September. His pre-teen son Zane was quick to point out that his dad’s original heart was operating at 8 percent at the time of the surgery.

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El Salvador grows on LU extension specialists

4 travelers schedule program on exchange experience

Local gardener Hugh Flowers and his cohorts from the Lincoln University Cooperative Extension recently took their valuable experience and tested programs to growers in El Salvador.

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Calvary seniors to direct one-act plays this weekend

Already a tradition at Calvary Lutheran High School, seniors have the option to direct at the spring One-Act Festival.

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Russellville school adds care before, after classes

Russellville Elementary School added a before- and after-school care program this semester to provide a safe place for students to release energy or do homework between parent schedules and school hours.

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Vitae offered vital answer

A military career behind him, Pat Castle is on a dual marathon of running and running Vitae Foundation

Two years ago, when Carl Landwehr extended the invitation to take over the Vitae Foundation, Pat Castle had never considered Mid-Missouri as an option after retirement from the U.S. Air Force.

Ping pong offers fast serving of fun in Jefferson City

From junior high to senior citizens, paddles always ready

Ethan Johnson and Elliott Lammers approach the green table, paddles in hand. They ease quickly from palling around to sorting out who wins the first serve.

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New facility allows FFA program to better meet enrollment needs

A safer, larger and more efficient space will allow the California High School FFA program to better meet the needs of its continuously-increasing enrollment.

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High Street building traces history from taylor shop to travel agency

For nearly a century, 207 E. High St. was a staple of men’s fine clothing in Jefferson City. The ownership changed hands and the styles certainly took their turns, but the location was dependable.

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