Month: August 2015

Hillsboro High School staged a walk out due to Transgender Student

A boy student at Hillsboro High School decided to start dressing like a girl and only feels comfortable using the girls bathrooms and the girls locker room.  The idea arose for him/her to use a private bathroom however feels as if he is being segregated. Since this has come to light this transgender student who is a senior has caused quite the out cry. An overflow crowd apparently drawn by the controversial topic led the Hillsboro R-3 Board of Education to move its monthly meeting Thursday night (Aug. 27) from the district Learning Center to the nearby Hillsboro Intermediate...

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Tragedy hit Osage Beach as a Fire takes the life of 4 children

Osage Beach, MO – Tragedy hit Osage Beach this morning and on behalf of the City, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, our condolences to the family and loved ones of those lost in the early morning fire at Compass Point Condominiums. Our thoughts and prayers are foremost with their families and loved ones. Fire, police, and EMS services were on scene in less than 10 minutes from the first call preventing an even greater loss of life. Following the established system for investigating such incidents the State Fire Marshall and the Police Department will conduct a thorough investigation...

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