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Laundry packets ‘pack’ a harmful punch to children

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 4:04 pm

   Laundry packets offer loads of temptation for curious children. Kids like the colorful, squishy soap packets, says Angie Fletcher, specialist with the University of Missouri Extension. While they may look and feel fun, they are anything but when broken or eaten. Highly concentrated soap pods cause rapid vomiting, wheezing, gasping, sleepiness, eye damage and, in rare cases, death. Pods poisoned more than 11,700 children in 2014, according to the

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  • Elite Booster Club bringing the cure to your sweet tooth

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:02 am

    Looking for the right gift for your special someone for Valentine’s Day? The Elite Booster Club at Aim High Elite continues their annual fundraiser with the sales of chocolate covered strawberries. The delicious delicacies are sold in a onehalf pound or one pound boxed option. You may select either milk chocolate, white chocolate or a combination of both. Payment is due at the time of order (cash or check only

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  • R-III Chartwells employees show their holiday spirit

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Chartwells Gifts

    Eighty R-III School Chartwells employees collected gifts for the children who visited Santa Claus at this year’s Night of 1,000 Stars. This is the fifth year they have done this, and they bested their total from last year, collecting over 320 gift items, each individually wrapped. Pictured from left are Donna Aslin, Karen Hooks, Dana Skaggs, Diane Ketchem, Teresa Compion, Diamond Harmon, Sissy Broyles, Jackie Rausch, Holly Gossett, Carolyn Harrell,

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