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A new way to play: New IAC playground will be accessible to kids with disabilities

Local non-profit group April’s Angels is moving forward with a project that would make the organization’s namesake proud. Members of April’s Angels — named after IAC teacher April South, who passed away in 2011 — have approved a design for a playground area that can be used by children with physical and/or mental disabilities. Designed […]

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School tragedy heightens safety awareness

In the wake of last week’s school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., even local teachers and parents are, likely, a little on edge. That feeling is natural, said officials with both the Itawamba County school district and law enforcement; but it’s also important to remember that such incidents are, mercifully, rare. […]

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