Students unleash Lego robots at educational competition
"A lot of kids lose interest in math and science after they leave middle school," one of the organizers said, adding that competitions like Saturday's FIRST Lego League event are a good way to keep kids engaged with the subjects.
Boy Scouts serve food to retired military members on Veterans Day
For the members of Boy Scout Troop 706, the day was an opportunity to learn about past wars from the people who experienced them firsthand. For the veterans at Truman Veterans' Hospital, it was an opportunity to open up about experiences that are often swept under the rug.
Martin Hook remembered as a mentor, musician, performer and friend
Martin "Marty" Hook spent his life performing at community theaters and directing the choir at Hickman High School. Hook is remembered as a kind and fun-loving teacher who cared deeply about his students.