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A Different Memorial for Memorial Day

Riley Bell, Staff Writer

June 2, 2014

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who fought for our country and are true heroes. Therefore, it might seem odd to be reflecting on Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential memorial. But war takes a big toll on both those...


Allie Runser, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

American drones are searching through a large region in northern Nigeria for nearly three hundred Christian schoolgirls kidnapped an Islamic warlord, but there has been little progress in finding them. The terror group known...

Oklahoma Execution Gone Awry

Jack Connors, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

An Oklahoma inmate died Tuesday night, as he was supposed to, but the execution did not go according to plan. Clayton Lockett was a rapist and murderer, but Tuesday night he was the one who was suffering.  He was on death...

Family Tries to Travel Around World With Young Children

Sophia Mills, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

A family of four sets out on a trip around the world seems normal. However, two of the family members are babies and cannot fend for themselves. The Kaufmans, along with Lyra, a 1-year-old, and 3-year-old Cora, were two weeks...

Gunman Kills Three, Self in Fort Hood Shooting

Jack Connors, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014

In November 2009, the unthinkable happened as a gunman opened fire at the Fort Hood military base in Fort Hood, Texas.  As they say, history repeats itself. On Wednesday, Iraq veteran Ivan Lopez opened fire at Fort Hood,...

Stabbing Occurs at Local High School, Wounding 24

Riley Bell, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014

On Wednessday April 9, 2014, the Franklin Regional Police station got a call regarding a school stabbing. The call was made by a Franklin Regional High School security guard at 7:13 a.m. It is reported that at least 24 people...