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Stories from Sunday, September 25, 2011

Salem students learn of bus safety (09/25/11)
Salem Elementary School students raise their hands to answer questions asked by Jason Kaufman, of Farm Bureau Insurance. Kaufman talked to students, kindergarten through third grade, on Sept. 15 about school bus safety rules. One tip: stay "three giant steps away from the road" while waiting at a bus stop. Kaufman later met with the whole student body to discuss tornado awareness and safety...
Imboden Area Charter School hears 9-11 presentation (09/25/11)
Lauren Isbell and Nathan Gann from the East Arkansas Agency on Aging gave presentations about 9-11 to classes at the Imboden Area Charter School on Thursday, Sept. 8. Each presentation was geared to the appropriate grade level. Books were read about firefighters, police and emergency personnel during the 9-11 attacks. ...
Cherokee Village writers win awards (09/25/11)
Members of the Cherokee Writers Guild recently won awards at the White River writer's conference. Earl Belcher received third place for "The Angel in My Life" and "A Simple Task" and the first honorable mention for "Complete Satisfaction." C. J. Clark received a second honorable mention for Lyric Poetry, and the second honorable mention for a Western short story. ...
Thayer Homecoming Oct. 14 and 15 (09/25/11)
Thayer Homecoming is set for Oct. 14 and 15, starting with a parade in downtown Thayer at 2 p.m. The homecoming queen crowning ceremony will be at 6 p.m. at Bozeman Field. The high school football game against Hayti starts at 7 p.m., with a reception in the elementary school after the game. At 6 p.m. Oct. 15, there will be a banquet in the high school gym. Call the elementary school office to reserve a room for visiting after the reception...
Quail Forever banquet on Oct. 1, youth hunt Oct. 8 (09/25/11)
The Heart of the Ozarks Chapter of Quail Forever will have its annual fundraising banquet at 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at Ridgecrest Plaza on Highway 63N in West Plains. The event will help finance quail-friendly land management practices. There will be an auction at 8 p.m., including six firearms and other items. ...