- Meet the 2013 YWCA Women of Achievement Eight area women and one local business will be recognized for their extraordinary efforts and accomplishments in the community at the 40th annual presentation of the YWCA Woman of Achievement awards. The honorees were selected from nominations in e
Camanche woman wins awards for pool play
CAMANCHE -- It's not that Janey Finn hasn't been a good pool player since picking up a stick in 1977. The Scottish-born Camanche resident is known around the area and the state for being a markswoman on the pool table. But these past few weeks of suc
- Student's watercolor paintings featured in campus art show CLINTON — Senior student Sarah Bauer’s watercolor paintings will be featured in Ashford University’s annual juried student and senior art show opening April 8. The show runs throughApril 19 with a reception planned for 2-4 p.m. April 16. The artwork
- Sexual violence awareness brought to forefront CLINTON -- For his first time wearing heels Josh Schupbach picked a vivacious pair of red stilettos. He took off the flat shoes he'd been wearing Tuesday morning, slipped on the pumps and grabbed a purse. Then he ran. Schupbach wasn't the only man
Fulton Book Club celebrates 40 years
For four decades a group of area women has fostered friendships and sharpened their wits through their love of reading and intelligent conversation.
Herald's Visitor and Newcomer Guide available for pickup
The Clinton Herald's 2013 Visitor and Newcomer Guide has arrived.
- Living with autism CLINTON -- The moment Jennifer Medinger was turned away from helping her 4-year-old son Kyle during an Easter egg hunt was one of the hardest she faced as a mother. "He can pick up an egg. If you guide him to it, he will pick it up. I knew it was s
Education goals stress keyboarding - not cursive
A new set of national standards don’t require children to learn how to read and write in cursive. They do, however, require students demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills by the end of fourth grade.
Cursive writing at risk in U.S. schools
Cursive writing is fading from American society thanks to the ubiquitous computer keyboard. Longhand's advocates also blame education standards introduced by the National Governors Association and now adopted by 45 states. Debates over dropping cursive from school curricula pit teachers against teachers, and stoke a fear among historians that we are raising a generation of handwriting illiterates.
Meet Your Neighbor: Annie Chezem
Ashford University Student Annie Chezem is getting ready for a luau. The Gateway Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding its ninth annual luau at 6 p.m. Friday at Rastrelli's Tuscany Special Events Center.
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