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CPR Lesson in Schools

CPR Lesson in Schools

London Beck

April 21, 2017


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    Did you know that CPR lessons in health class this year are actually a requirement by law? Public Act 711, signed on June 14, 2016, requires the training to be based on the American Heart Association and that students must have hands-on manikin practice, watch a training DVD (not alone), and...

Australian Refugees

Australian Refugees

Adam Evans

April 21, 2017


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    Some of you may have already heard about the situation going on in Australia with the Syrian refugees, but for those of you that don’t even really understand the situation with the refugees at all then this article is for you. This whole business with the refugees from Syria all started in 2011,...

Third Thursday Starting up.

Kecia Houpt

April 21, 2017


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    Third Thursday is an event that takes place in Joplin. Third Thursday has been going on for about three years now, and  it’s a great chance for families to get out and enjoy an evening while spending barely any money. Almost everyone in Joplin that you ask has either heard of or attended...

Candy House

Kecia Houpt

April 21, 2017


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    The Candy House is located on 510 Kentucky Avenue in Joplin. For many couples, this is the go to spot to get your significant other a gift for Valentine’s Day or a special occasion. The Candy House features multiple unique arrangements of gift baskets. You can also choose your favorite choco...

A History of Prom

A History of Prom

Casey Richardson

April 21, 2017


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    Have you been asked to prom yet? Do you plan on going this year? Or are you completely confused as to the purpose of prom in the first place? All of these questions will soon be answered! First, the word “prom” is short for promenade. A promenade is “the formal, introductory parading o...

Thinking Out Loud II

Tim Kowis

April 12, 2017


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If you have any comments, concerns or complaints to the following article or just thoughts you want to add please let us hear you in the comments below as these articles are to hear your voices so that the conversation is not only myself talking to you, our wonderful audience but you can speak back to...

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Adam Evans

April 12, 2017


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    Mardi Gras is one of the craziest holidays celebrated in our country, but do we really know what it’s about? Or is it just an excuse to get drunk and party? It is actually part of the Catholic season of Lent. Mardi Gras is in fact a Christian holiday, though it started off as a pagan holid...

Zodiac Fiasco

London Beck

April 12, 2017


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 Many people have been upset and confused because it has been said there is a new zodiac sign. This confusion is based on the website spaceplace.NASA.gov in their article “Constellations and the Calendar.” Where it says that there were originally 13 constellations the babylonians saw out of th...

Third Party Candidates III: Final

Tim Kowis

April 12, 2017


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Election day has passed, but, politics never sleeps so, rather than covering one particular candidate I will wrap up with a few candidates that have managed to catch my own eye.  These candidates will include Darrell Castle of the Constitutional party, Zoltan Istvan of the Transhumanist party, and Ch...

Soccer

William Sherwood

April 12, 2017


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The Carl Junction Bulldogs Boys Soccer Team finished their season November 1st with a record of 16-11-1 and for the first time in thirteen years they won the district title. Districts started with Carl Junction being the first seed, facing the fourth seed McDonald County and number two Neosho playing t...

Racing Rodents

Tim Kowis

April 12, 2017


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 Ms. Jones’s psychology class is preparing for another year of building tracks and preparing hamsters for these said tracks.  The training and course-management will end sometime in November.  Ms. Jones and 35 students will be teaching hamsters, and a few rats, to leap, climb, and traverse the m...

Priceless

Bailey Larson

April 12, 2017


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Priceless is a Christian film about human trafficking based on true events. James Stevens (played by Joel Smallbone, who is also the co-producer) is the lead role in the film. James’ life has been booze-filled ever since the death of his wife. After losing several jobs, and getting involved with at le...