Some notes on enrollment and immigration
(Column ~ 10/19/16)
This year's announced enrollment at Southeast Missouri State University is 11,970 students. Similar to national averages, 57.6 percent (6,899) are women and 42.4 percent (5,072) are men. The number of men 20 and older without paid work is 32 percent...and only 15 percent of men 25 to 54 who worked not at all in 2014 said they were unemployed because they could not find work...
Fire destroys Lilbourn home
(Community News ~ 10/19/16)
What was know as the old Dillard home, corner of Second and Dawson St. in Lilbourn was destroyed by fire early last Wednesday morning, October 12. The Lilbourn Volunteer Fire Department received the call around 2:30 that morning. Fire Chief David McClarty said the New Madrid Fire also responded to the call for mutual aid. ...
A short story of Beekeeping hope in Missouri
(Local News ~ 10/19/16)
Alejandro Reed, a student of St. Eustacius Christian School in Portageville, was born in 2002. In 2009 with circumstances beyond his control, he needed a place to go after school for awhile. 1 or 2 days a week he came to the home of Ray and Jane Nabors. ...
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