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Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Remembrances become few as the anniversary comes closer

Kaitlyn Marsh April 29, 2012

Our memories are one of the most cherished substances. There has to be a little pocket of brain cells that connect to all other cells, and that little pocket holds our childhood and remembrances. And...

Extreme Makeover homes instills hope in citizens

Kaitlyn Marsh April 8, 2012

When I heard the Extreme Makeover Home Edition show would be conducting its series finale in Joplin, I could hardly contain my excitement. The home makeover show has been one of my favorites since I could...

Joplin tragedy prompts increased safety precautions

Kaitlyn Marsh March 25, 2012

When the air suddenly turns chilly, the wind picks up and the clouds start dancing in circles, Mother Nature is hinting that it could be time to duck and cover. The severity and danger of rotating winds...

Tornadoes destroy another memorable town

Kaitlyn Marsh March 11, 2012

Reports of more deadly tornadoes sweeping the  surrounding Columbia areas have constantly been on my mind. First Joplin, practically a remembered home for me, and now Branson, Mo., a place my family...

New memorial captures the heart of those helping rebuild

Kaitlyn Marsh February 26, 2012

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of the outdoors. I grew up in hillbilly-ville; what can I say? Our home sat on acres of farmland, and we had a '70s box television, which flipped through a whopping...

Families have no home, no insurance in wake of Joplin tornado

Kaitlyn Marsh February 12, 2012

When people insure their homes, they don’t usually expect the worst situations when deciding what to cover and what not to cover. Some may expect a little wind or fire damage with a slight possibility...

Tornado’s strength surpassed expectations

Kaitlyn Marsh January 29, 2012

The night the tornado hit Joplin is a night I will remember for a while. That night Columbia was having some unpleasant weather as well. With the thunder, lightning and rain, I was upset my parents wouldn’t...

Power lines offer hope

Kaitlyn Marsh January 15, 2012

I grew up in Neosho, Mo., a small town 20-minutes southeast of Joplin with no mall, one Wal-Mart and a small skating rink for entertainment. So, of course, a short trip up the road to Joplin was a common...

Joplin revisited, remembered, reborn

Kaitlyn Marsh December 27, 2011

The devastation from the tornado that hit Joplin was almost more than I could take. I grew up there, and now I go back to see the town it is becoming.

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