Steve Miller from the Community Partnership of the Ozarks conducted a meeting in Aurora recently and will be back for a second meeting at 5:30 p.m., June 18, in the Carol Morris Meting Room at the hospital.
The old children’s rhyme from the book is “Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?” But recently the tables have been turned and it’s more like, Missouri, Missouri, what do you see? I see a black bear looking at me.
Patrons of the Verona School District came out to congratulate Bill Sweet on his approaching retirement. He has 31 years as an educator and administrator to his credit. Sweet is completing his seventh year as superintendent in Verona.
The Aurora Youth Empowerment Project will use a $2,500 Coover Place-Based education grant to expand on programs and partnerships to help fight growing concerns with poverty and its effects in Aurora and Lawrence County.