Annie Alpha Hart Lewis Photo Collection

hart-lewis-2394.jpgAshland’s senior center was crowded Monday night for a presentation of photos and history on the one-room schoolhouses of Boone County. Presenter Dianne Hart Miller brought along lots of photographs to share as she discussed the life and times of her great aunt, the first woman superintendent of Boone County schools. Many in the audience had attended one-room schools and some were even in the photos. They had a great time remembering their childhoods and filling in forgotten names of the children pictured.
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“Three Cups of Tea”

  Dr. Barney Forsythe, President of Westminster College led the discussion of this year’s runner up book, “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson, in Fulton last night.  He has spent time in Afghanistan and brought a special perspective to the conversation. He started off the discussion by asking each of us to talk about one particular thing that impressed us most about the book.  What stood out most in your mind after reading the book?

Monday, Sept. 15 we’ll discuss “Three Cups of Tea” at the Columbia Public Library at 7pm. 

 Greg Mortenson will be at Jesse Auditorium Sept. 16 at 7:30pm. Call the library 443-3161 for more information.