Donna Rooney, the English teacher for grades 7-9th at Drexel R-IV School gave an assignment to write an "argument essay." She told the students that if any of them were good -- well written, valid points, supportive evidence, she would submit them as an editorial to the Drexel Star. There was only one and it was written by Kelsie Goth, 8th grade. Here is here essay. To read her essay get the May 16th Drexel Star and look on page 3.
Susie Rea, 68, of La Porte, Texas passed away on May 2nd, 2013. She was born in LaCygne, KS on July, 15th, 1944 to Chester and Opal Hunziker Bullock. Susie also attended school and graduated from Drexel High School. For more information about the obituary read the May 16th Drexel Star newspaper.
The Drexel Fire Department would like to remind members of the community that in the event of an emergency to please dial 911. This is a free service that will provide for a more timely response and quicker care.