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Student competes at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered recently in San Antonio for the 2014 National Leadership Conference. The conference is based on the student-originated theme “SOAR.” White Hall High School students Corin Reed and Candace Casey along with their advisers Mika Bishop and Sheri Deaton, were among them.

Caught!

I keep seeing the "It Can Wait" public service commercials. There's a website, itcanwait.com, where you can sign a pledge to never text and drive. I'd go there and sign the pledge, but I don't need to. I have my mother instead. And my girlfriend. Together, they converted me (through strategic harping) to a "no texting while driving" policy.

AgDiscovery provides interesting experiences for teens

PINE BLUFF — When asked the proverbial question, "How did I spend my summer vacation?" eight Pine Bluff area students can respond like only a few others. Banding geese, extracting strawberry DNA and ear tagging cattle are only a few of the things they did during the 2013 AgDiscovery Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.