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Celebrating the man with a dream

In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood in front of thousands on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and proclaimed to give a speech that would ‘go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation." This week Missouri Western and the students at the Center for Multicultural Education celebrate the man with a... Read More

Movie Review: Trolls

Trolls Trolls is a cute, colorful adventure inspired by the tall-haired troll dolls that first became popular in the 1960s. We all knew someone who had one, even if it wasn’t necessarily you. Although the original dolls weren’t in fact as cute as everybody believed, the movie depicted them much better. They did get one thing right about the troll... Read More

“The Voice”

“The Voice” Do you have what it takes to be the Voice of Western? For some people, singing is their life. Singing brings them joy and happiness, and what better way to bring happiness than by singing your heart out? The Western Activities Council once again held their annual “The Voice of Western” competition on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.... Read More

Putnam County Spelling Bee

Let’s go back to sixth grade. Remember the sweaty gymnasium that always smelled just a little bit funky, and the rows upon rows of bleachers where people were crammed together a little to close for comfort. Maybe you were the one on stage, up at the microphone waiting for that long, impossible word the principal would give you, and you... Read More