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A local shooting, closed border and genetic modifications

A local shooting, closed border and genetic modifications

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 26, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Thomas Bruce allegedly sexually abused three and murdered one woman at a Catholic Supply store, Nov. 19. Inform: Bruce, 53, allegedly entered the store in Ballwin around 3:19 p.m. He sexually abused three women at gunpoint before killing Jamie Schmidt, a customer at the store. After his rampage, Bruce left the scene, launching a manhunt for the armed gunman on the loose. Police arrested Bruce two days later, charging him wit...

A suspended teacher, stopping Juul sales and an Ebola outbreak

A suspended teacher, stopping Juul sales and an Ebola outbreak

Ethan Fine, Emi Myers, and Journalism Writing & Reporting

November 19, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Poplar Bluff School District suspended a teacher after one of the teacher’s students wore a Ku Klux Klan outfit in class, Nov. 12.   Inform: A student in a 9th grade history class giving a report over the 15th Amendment dressed as a KKK member, Nov. 9. Students often wear costumes...

Election results, a bar shooting and a continuing caravan

Election results, a bar shooting and a continuing caravan

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 12, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Fifty-three percent of eligible voters in Missouri went to the polls, Nov. 6. Inform: Josh Hawley (R) won the Missouri seat up for election in the U.S. Senate, Nov. 6. Hawley, the current Attorney General of Missouri, beat his opponent Claire McCaskill (D) with 51.5 percent of t...

A volleyball victory

A volleyball victory

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The varsity girls volleyball team won the Class 4 State Championship following a sweep of Lafayette High School, Nov. 3. “It’s a feeling I have been waiting to feel for all of high school,” Regan Inglis, middle hitter, said. “It doesn’t seem real.” Inglis had 11 kills during the championship gam...

Medical marijuana, a Florida shooting and Iran sanctions

Medical marijuana, a Florida shooting and Iran sanctions

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 5, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Missouri has three medical marijuana-related bills on the Tuesday, Nov. 6 ballot. Inform: Missouri Amendment 2, Missouri Amendment 3 and Missouri Proposition C all would legalize medical marijuana in Missouri. Missouri Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, legalizes ...

2018 Election preview

2018 Election preview

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Missouri will hold the Midterm Elections, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Senate  Senator Claire McCaskill (D) will take on Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley (R) in the Missouri Senate race, Tuesday, Nov. 6. McCaskill’s seat is one of the 35 Senate seats up for election in this year’s midterms. ...

A new voting rule, pipe bombs and a president-elect

A new voting rule, pipe bombs and a president-elect

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

October 29, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local: Know: Cole County Senior Judge Richard Callahan ruled that Missouri voters will not need to present a photo ID at polls, Oct. 23. Inform: The recent ruling confirmed a previous ruling that Missouri voters who show up to the polls without photo identification will not have to sign off on an affidavit to vote, Oct. 10. The Missouri Supreme Court declined to overturn the ruling, Oct. 19. The former law required that those who attend polls w...

EBN | 2018 Friday Night Lights

EBN | 2018 Friday Night Lights

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Finding balance

Finding balance

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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Minimum wage, another caravan and a confirmed murder

Minimum wage, another caravan and a confirmed murder

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Voters will have the opportunity to raise the state minimum wage on the Nov. 6 ballot. Proposition B proposes a $.75 increase effective, January 2019. Inform: The current minimum wage for the state of Missouri sits at $7.85. If passed, Prop B would raise the wage to $8.60, effective Jan...

Shifting meal plans

Shifting meal plans

Audrey Brown, reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Featured multimedia, News, Schedule, Top Stories

Take attendance. Get out Chromebooks and notebooks. Listen to the teacher. Review homework or classwork. The tasks of the start of class can easily consume 10-15 minutes. By the time instruction and learning really starts, a few minutes later, the bell rings for lunch. After lunch, students retur...