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Carol Whipple has a long and distinguished record of community service on some of Oregon’s most influential panels, but she says one of the toughest positions she’s ever held was that of school board member in her hometown of Elkton.... Read More
When I was a younger mother (a long time ago), I was worried about my 15-year-old son. He was defiant and frequently angry (usually at his dad). He was a marginal performer at school and lacked motivation to do much of anything. I... Read More
Kaylee Graham, a student from Florence, recently received the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for her work in creating a volunteer day to benefit the Florence area. The award proclamation summed up her efforts:Ten young Americans were... Read More
When a group of Florence friends heard there were students who didn’t have enough to eat on weekends, they went to the elementary school principal to see if there was any truth to the rumor. They were stunned to find out the extent of the... Read More