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Sheryl Crow Donates $21,600 to Kennett Teachers

KENNETT, Mo. (AP) – Musician Sheryl Crow has surprised teachers at her former southeast Missouri high school with a $21,600 donation.

The nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter is “adopting” all the teachers at Kennett High School through AdoptAClassroom.org with a $600 donation each for classroom supplies. 156 more words


Kennett, Mo., native begins Peace Corps service in Tonga

Katie Briscoe, 23, of Kennett, Mo., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Tonga Aug. 31 to begin training as a primary education teacher trainer volunteer. 472 more words