Over 400 students and 60 faculty at Petersburg Elementary came together last week in support of first-grader Gage Besing, who is out of school battling cancer. The students and teachers shot this video in one take.
In the Fifth Street School cafeteria Monday morning, first-graders huffed and puffed while vigorously shaking baby food jars of whipping cream. Half of them were clad in paper Native American headdresses, the other half in paper bonnets and top hats to represent both sides of the first Thanksgiving celebration. And just like those early settlers, the first-graders were churning up some tasty butter.
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department’s newest deputy was born in Maryland, trained in Mississippi and is only 2 years old. Karma, a black German shepherd, is the K-9 partner of deputy Jesus Monarrez. The new narcotics dog is trained to detect marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.