All-business pinewood derby supports scouts
News 8 Mar 2014 | 11:21 pm
SIERRA VISTA — About a dozen area businesses looking to support local Cub Scouts tried their hand at the organization’s signature event at the All-Business Pinewood Derby on Saturday. Held at the Lawley Automotive Center on Fry Boulevard, business owners competed against each other and seasoned Cub Scouts for a chance to take home a trophy while having a good time. “It brings back a lot of old ......
Girl Scouts' Barbie connection blasted
News 8 Mar 2014 | 10:23 pm
A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts....
Bil Lepp: Hands off my Pinewood Derby car, Dad
News 8 Mar 2014 | 5:37 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Every year, Cub Scouts have a Pinewood Derby. Each Cub gets an officially sanctioned block of pine about 7 inches long, an inch tall and 2 inches wide. The block comes with four plastic wheels and nails for axles. The theory is that ea......
Girl Scouts take over RiverCenter for Journey the World
News 8 Mar 2014 | 5:04 pm
Vivian Chang found herself surrounded Saturday afternoon by Daisies, Brownies and Girl Scouts, all wanting to see how a little experiment she threw together really worked, or if it worked at all....
Cub Scouts host 5K to support Food Bank
News 8 Mar 2014 | 4:24 pm
The Super Scout 5K, held Saturday at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School by Cub Scout Pack 733, supported the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. Read more...
Girl Scouts Urged to Boot Barbie
News 7 Mar 2014 | 2:29 pm
Critics say long-legged, large-chested, stiletto-wearing Barbie is not a good role model for Girl Scouts. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and Center for a New American Dream are reportedly ......
Cub Scouts remind me of newspaper’s legacy
News 7 Mar 2014 | 10:39 am
The Cub Scouts were few in number but when the doors were closed they seemed to expand until the room, which can comfortably accommodate at least twice as many adults, felt full at the atomic level....
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