Principal Randy Rose receives a pie in the face from top Make-A-Wish fundraiser Ryan Stuck. All of the high school students and staff gathered in the teachers’ parking lot to witness the event.
ASHLYN PACE – Hoof Prints Staff
Stars, chains and roadblocks galore. These things ran through Carol Hamrick’s mind. This [...]
Frequent substitute teacher Kay Staggs stands in her yard amidst all her Christmas inflatables. As of press time, Staggs has a collection of 46 of the decorations.
JILLIAN KEY – Hoof Prints Editor
It all began in 1999. The weather was cold. Santa stood outside of Wal-Mart shaking his bell, [...]
Clay Turner uses goat clippers to shave the head of choir director Kane Bradley as a reward for making first chair in All-Region Choir tryouts.
GREYDON WILLIAMS – Hoof Prints Staff
The crowd at the MAC anxiously watched the action on the court, but they weren’t watching basketball. It was “skin, sweat, [...]
Steve Brummett discusses the robot design with Kyle Rollins and Christian Bradshaw during a recent work day.
ASHLYN PACE – Hoof Prints Staff
“We want to do good for his last year” Kyle Rollins said.
Comments like this are frequently heard among members of the Robotics club. This year strikes as an [...]
After math teacher Mrs. Leah Gathright got her two youngest daughters through their flu shots with ease, she had to trick her oldest daughter Madalyn into sitting on her lap so that she could physically restrain her from running away. Angered that she had received tricks and not treats, Madalyn rewarded her mother with looks [...]
(Editor’s Note – This story is a follow-up to a previously published story about the the Hughes family’s adoption of their son Adam.) AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Editor Mrs. Lisa Hughes wasn’t aware that she had been playing the waiting game again until it was already over. After finalizing the adoption of her now three-year-old son Adam back in April, she had been keeping track of his two older sisters through her Facebook friendship with the woman in charge of the sisters’ foster home. Knowing that her husband had grown up not knowing one of his siblings and that it had been difficult on him, Mrs. Hughes wanted to ensure that Adam had the opportunity to know his sisters – both the ones that were related to him biologically and the ones through adoption. [...]
MORGAN BARNES – Hoof Prints Staff Mr. Shy. Mr. I hate Rap. Mr. Single. Mr. Kane Bradley. Recently hired choir and music teacher, Mr. Kane Bradley loves his new career. After graduating from Arkansas Tech University in his hometown of Russellville, Mr. Bradley began searching for job opportunities. Obviously BIC was calling his name. [...]
AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Staff “I’ve got pictures. Want to see? She sure is a cutie.” Principal Randy Rose proudly shows off pictures of his newest grandchild, Harmonie Karson Hicks. He loves her just as much as he loves his other two grandchildren though she’s different from them in one very distinct way. Her birth mother is a fifteen-year-old in foster care who measures a staggering six feet and two inches. “We may have ourselves a basketball player,” Mr. Rose said. [...]
RACHEL SIMMONS – Hoof Prints Staff He was walking down the hall and out the door, minding his own business. What came next was something unexpected. Science teacher Eddie Dunigan thought that Monday morning would be just like any other. It was the first day back from Christmas break, so the most that he expected was cranky students with bad attitudes. Little did he know, he would get a little more excitement than that. [...]
AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Staff The waiting game was over. Mrs. Lisa Hughes felt a rush of emotions as she prepared to walk through the door. Nervousness. Anxiousness. Immense joy. Glorious relief. She worried about how her youngest daughter Alissa would react. After all, she’d been the baby of the family for 10 years. Would she be jealous? Or would Alissa be overwhelmingly happy like she was? [...]