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Everett: Jeffersonville High School 1955 yearbook • Purse, card: Greater Clark County Schools

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by The Editors
Posted 2/28/19, 12:45 pm

Handbag in hiding

Martha Everett recently recovered the purse she lost at Jeffersonville High School in Jeffersonville, Ind., but she didn’t get it from a lost-and-found bin. That’s because Everett is 82, and she lost the purse when she was a student at Jeffersonville High in 1954. Workers found the purse behind cabinets in a science classroom when they were demolishing part of the school in January, and school officials used social media to track down Everett in Florida. Among the purse’s contents: a wallet, a prom invitation, lipstick, photos, and gum wrappers.

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An international emergency

News analysis | Unwanted anywhere, floods of migrants overfill shelters in Mexico
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/20/19, 05:04 pm

By geographical misfortune, Central America’s Northern Triangle—Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala—is the passageway for drug shipments between Colombia and the U.S. market. Together with grinding poverty and political corruption, the drug empires have corroded the Central American society and economy. 

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by The Editors
Posted 2/14/19, 02:40 pm

Out with the new

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