• Three Rivers College Chemistry instructor Dr. Mairead Ryan-Anderson received a Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at a Missouri Community College Association luncheon. “Dr. Ryan-Anderson is a remarkable instructor and an exemplar of what you want in a faculty member,” said Dr. Wesley Payne, President of Three Rivers College. “Dr. Ryan-Anderson sets a high level of expectation for herself and her students and successfully uses hands on demonstrations and lots of interaction to share the world of chemistry with her students,” said Dr. Mary Lou Brown, Dean of Academic Instruction. Ryan-Anderson strives to help students meet their career goals, appreciate chemistry, and understand how it relates to their everyday lives. “Many of our students at Three Rivers are underprivileged. They

    May 15,
  • Memphis, Tenn., has an intriguing new lodging option and playground for outdoor enthusiasts -- and it's located in a city landmark. After sitting vacant for more than 10 years, the 32-story Memphis Pyramid, formerly an arena, reopens today as Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. [read more]

    Apr 30,
  • UPDATE: The state-ranked Bears move to 15-0 after a 7-4 win over Neelyville Tigers and secure the OFC Title unless a make-up game is scheduled with East Carter. It was not hard to notice a man with a blue VC baseball cap holding a radar gun at the games. The Greenville pitchers and team was being scouted during the game by Valle Catholic. Trey McDaniel pitched 6 innings, striking out 10 batters, 6 hits and 4 walks on 3 earned runs. Blakeney Kearbey (who had pitched 7 innings in Monday's game versus Clearwater) came in as the closer in the last inning facing only 3 batters with a strikeout and two ground outs. According to the radar gun, Kearbey's fastball

    Apr 29,
  • Duane Lester, of the Missouri Torch, has written an excellent article exposing an exchange between a citizen and Missouri State Board of Education member, Michael W. Jones, during a hearing on April 20th, in Jefferson City. The hearing was mandated by HB 1490 which calls for the state board to hear testimony on the progress of the 1490 state standards work groups, as well as public comment. Parent and Common Core State Standard Initiative opponent John Beckett is seen on the video screen as he testifies before the state board in the adjacent room. The Common Core opponents were put in the room next to the actual hearing room where they had to watch the testimony on a big screen while waiting to be led

    Apr 28,
  • The mid-April Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings were released today (4/19) and Greenville Bears moved up two spots to the #2 rank in Class 2 baseball. Many will claim “rankings don’t mean anything” but those that do are usually not on the list. Rankings do mean something; rankings come with school pride and team excitement and a target on the back of your jersey. Everyone knows that state ranking gives your opponents even more reason to bring their “A Game.” [read more of this story] [read about Bear's players and team success] Class 2 State Ranking Valle Catholic Greenville Linn East Carter Sturgeon Plato Cooter Bernie Scotland County Crane [See all State Rankings]

    Apr 19,

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