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Structure fire caused by candle

  Barbara Lawlor, Wondervu. A fire ignited by a candle in a wood shed next to a Wondervu home destroyed most of the building. What was left standing sustained smoke and water damage. Coal ...
eighth orchestra

Eighth graders move up to high school

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Eighth grade students don’t have far to go when they leave middle school. In fact, their journey is just as long as one hallway. At Nederland Middle Senior ...
fifth grade flutes

Sending them off in style

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. They’re leaving home. The Nederland Elementary School students are leaving the nest, moving on up to the west side of town, to the Nederland Middle School—or, ...
rowing team

NHS alumni on NCAA champion rowing team

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Nederland’s Rose Filer, a junior at the University of Washington and a member of the Huskies Women’s Crew, placed fourth in the NCAA National Championship ...
tennis schlosser

Tennis, anyone?

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. There is nothing quite as pleasing as the thwonk when a tennis racquet hits the ball in its sweet spot and torpedoes it  across the net. Nederland area tennis ...
central city photography

Central City prepares for summer events

    Barbara Lawlor, Central City. Nicki Friedeck, owner of the Nicki Lee Bed and Breakfast in Central City, scrubbed away at many layers of grime on the windowsills of an historic ...
theater awards dancer

Curtain closes on theater, music

  Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. It was the final act, the swan song, for the seniors.   It was the beginning of many more moments on the Nederland Middle Senior High School stage ...
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Seniors earn awards, scholarships

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. A plethora of door prizes, a stack of plaques, a pile of scholarship checks, and cum laude sashes awaited graduates at the Nederland High School Senior  ...
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A white rose of gratitude

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Traditionally, the white rose is a fitting way to honor a friend or loved one in recognition of a new beginning or a farewell. The pure whiteness of the petals ...