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Smithpeters, his wife, Carrie, and their children will be relocating closer to Mizzou.
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Local coach accepts position at Mizzou
Drew Hawkins, Staff Writer • May 13, 2022

Harrisburg’s very own Kyle Smithpeters recently accepted a job as an assistant coach at Mizzou.  Smithpeters played basketball at Harrisburg under his father Randy Smithpeters, also a decorated coach.  Smithpeters had a humble beginning starting...

Junior Jolee Porter works on ceramics project
Last day of school creates confusion
Kelee Mills, Staff Writer • May 16, 2022

The state finally made a decision on when the students' last day of school will be.  “The final decision of the students' attendance is...

Key Club members pick out their lunch at the picnic
Key Club celebrates end of year with annual picnic
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2022

Key Club celebrated the end of year with their annual Key Club Picnic. They celebrated with KFC, Dairy Queen and other treats at lunch May...

Students compete in tug-of-war
Good Dogs Day returns after two years
Sarah Girtman May 9, 2022

Good Dogs Day has been put on hold since school closed due to COVID in March 2020. Between remote learning and block schedule, they haven’t...

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Smithpeters, his wife, Carrie, and their children will be relocating closer to Mizzou.
Local coach accepts position at Mizzou
Drew Hawkins, Staff Writer • May 13, 2022

Harrisburg’s very own Kyle Smithpeters recently accepted a job as an assistant coach at Mizzou.  Smithpeters played basketball at Harrisburg...

The Bulldog infield hands the ball back to senior pitcher Drew Hawkins after a throw down to second base.
Bulldogs take conference championship
Drew Hawkins, Staff Writer • May 9, 2022

Bulldog baseball has a 24-6 record currently. They are building off  a big season last year when they went to Super Sectionals but lost to the...

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Leak reveals Supreme Court's challenge to Roe v. Wade
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Reporter • May 12, 2022

Due to a leak, many have heard about the Supreme Court’s reconsideration of the 1973 Roe v. Wade court ruling. In short, this case ended with...

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April is a time to embrace, accept autistic community
Francesca Messerschmidt, Staff Writer • April 25, 2022

Now that April has arrived, there are hundreds of Facebook posts and Instagram stories being shared about Autism Acceptance Month, formerly...