At least 19 children have been killed in a dormitory fire in Guyana

(CNN) — At least 19 children died in a “horrific” dormitory fire in Guyana that shocked the nation and led the president to declare three days of national mourning. The fire that engulfed the women’s dormitory at Mahdia Secondary School killed 18 girls and a boy, according to Guyana’s Department of Public Information (DPI), revising … Read more

Amesbury Honors Winners of Kids Poetry Contest | Local news

AMESBURY — The Amesbury Public Library continues to nurture the next generation of poets by giving the winners of the 20th Annual Kids Poetry Contest the opportunity to read their prose to the community. The public reading took place on Friday, May 12, after 119 poems were narrowed down to six honorable mentions and 17 … Read more

Audio of recording interview emphasizes need for independent oversight

Editorial Board Star-Tribune It’s been four years since a Riverton police officer shot and killed a man from northern Arapaho in the parking lot of a local Walmart. The shooting attracted a lot of attention at the time. Many Native Americans living in Fremont County expressed concern about how the police are handling this and … Read more

YMCA in Clarksburg, West Virginia Holds Summer Activities for Kids | Local news for Harrison County

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Former Bills recipient Stevie Johnson finds a second life as a children’s book author | Sport

LOCKPORT – All a young Stevie Johnson needed to get addicted to football was watch the NFL gameday packages, including his hometown San Francisco 49ers. But as he pursued his NFL dreams with the Buffalo Bills, Johnson wanted to go even deeper. If he ever broke through, he wanted to make sure he had a … Read more

Agriculture forum: why we need to teach children about food | Company

By Lauren Driscoll We eat every day, but most of us are not taught how. This idea has stuck with me since a conversation I had last year with Chef Nathan Bates in the kitchen at Boyne Falls Public School. As he diced carrots and I frantically took notes, we discussed the need for nutrition … Read more

In the past: Walmart announced construction plans in 2008 | News

15 years Walmart announced plans to build a superstore behind the Logansport Mall. The City of Logansport has launched a new program on its website that provides information about burials at Mt. Hope. Vandals left graffiti and damage at the River Bluff trail, Little Turtle Waterway, and the Reading Railroad home in Spencer Park. A … Read more

For the Kids: Special Friends Day at Porterville Fair | photos

The sounds of laughter and excitement filled the air as Special Friends Day at the Porterville Fair kicked off Thursday morning and students from all over Porterville gathered to enjoy a day of rides, food and animals. This year Special Friends Day was bigger than ever with over 2,000 students, parents, teachers and school staff … Read more

Homeless suspect arrested after alleged theft of car with children in it

A man was arrested Monday morning in Hoaquim after he stole a van with two children on board, according to Hoaquim Police Department. “About a little before 8:45 a.m., a mom handed off some paperwork to a friend and parked the car in the friend’s backyard, essentially next to the alley,” Hoaquim Police Lieutenant Jeff … Read more

How do you teach your kids independence in the kitchen?

As a parent of two kids ages 6 and 9, I sometimes have to remind myself to stop doing everything for them. Rather, my job is to teach them the important life skills that will set them up for success as they grow older and leave the family home. Jenna Smith Establishing independence in the … Read more