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A vehicle from last year’s Cruise Night.

Cruise Night this week in Martinsburg

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Submitted by Rhonda Arens You stand in the street; you hear the engines roar.  The smell of fried taters and grilled meat fills the air.  You see the souped-up muscle cars, classic cruisers, custom-built choppers, and the one-of-a kind street rides.  These sights, sounds, and smells can only be experienced at an event like our Cruise Night, held in scenic downtown Martinsburg, Missouri.  This year, Martinsburg Community Betterment will be

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  • Ralls County 4-H teens attend state conference at Mizzou

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Halynna Yager, Rebecca Moore, Sydnee Brothers, and Jaylyn Hudelson.

    On March 28-29, four Ralls County girls, Halynna Yager and Rebecca Moore, of Vandalia’s Brice Happy Hustlers; Sydnee Brothers, of Center’s Wise Guys; and Jaylyn Hudelson, of New London’s Rocky Point 4-H Club, were among the 342 people attending the 2015 State 4-H Teen Conference, at the University of Missouri and the Holiday Inn Executive Center. The delegates, ages 11-13, attended workshops to develop belonging, generosity, and mastery of new

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  • Fitness Night set for Van-Far Elementary

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    Van-Far Elementary School will be having their annual Fitness Night on April 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to celebrate the end of our “Jump Rope for Heart” fundraiser. This is a night for Van-Far Elementary students and their families to come out and get active together. Make sure you wear your tennis shoes!

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Community R-VI FFA Greenhand Officer Katie Miles helps 3rd graders with their Christmas Tree Snow Globe.

R-VI FFA hosts Food for America event

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Audrain County R-VI Chapter and Greenhand Officers planned a Christmas themed Food For America program for Kindergarten-5th grade classes at Community R-VI Elementary School. FFA members taught elementary students about Christmas tree production, then created Christmas tree snow globes in mason jars. Officers plan a monthly program for the elementary students to educate them about different areas of agriculture, ranging from food production, commodities, plant science, and animal science.

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  • Community R-VI holds Winter Concert

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    The Community R-VI Middle School Choir performs during the Winter Concert held last Tuesday, December 10.

    A Winter Music Program featuring Community R-VI Middle and High School students was held last Tuesday night inside the new gym. The program took place under the direction of Eva Eikel and Rose Wilburn. The High School Choir sang “Rise Up Shepard, and Follow,” “Sing Hey!,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and “All I Want for Christmas.” The 6th grade band followed with “Angels Diggin’ It,” “The Green Rushes of

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  • Van-Far’s 5th/6th grades perform

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Van-Far’s 6th grade band students perform.

    The Van-Far Elementary School 5th and 6th grade students presented “North Pole Exposure” on Monday, December 16 in the gymnasium. The 6th grade band opened with “Jingle Bells” and the 6th grade choir performed a “Jolly Jingle Christmas” medley. The “North Pole Exposure” play consisted of eight scenes. Scene one- Welcome to the North Pole; Scene two- The Four-Hooved Flying Red-Nosed Reindeer, Volunteer Delivery Corps; Scene Three- I’m Tired; Scene

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