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  • UPDATE: One lane of Route 20 near Hinton is back open

    BREAKING: Route 20 in Hinton blocked by rockslide

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:39:43 GMT
    Dispatchers in Summers County are asking people to use caution this morning while traveling on Route 20.The road was closed at around 8:40 a.m. after rocks tumbled into the roadway.  Route 20 is closed
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  • 1800s schoolhouse found in barn in Mercer County

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    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:38:55 GMT
    A property owner finds an old schoolhouse during demolition on his barn near the Moncalm area of Mercer County. Historians say the structure is the old Mullins School and believe it's hundreds of years
    A property owner finds an old schoolhouse during demolition on his barn near the Moncalm area of Mercer County.
  • Thanked an emergency dispatcher? It's their day

    Thanked an emergency dispatcher? It's their day

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:06:19 GMT
    Thursday is national Dispatcher Day. We are also in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It's a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public and to set aside
    Thursday is national Dispatcher Day. We are also in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It's a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public and to set aside

County: Mineral

High School: Frankfort High School
GPA: 4.75

Activities and achievements: Not only is Karalee committed to her academics, she is an athlete and involved in the arts. She has been a member of the cross-country team for four years, plays percussion and has appeared in 25 theater productions. She received second place in the state science fair and was invited to the Central Intelligence Agency for special recognition for another science project. She has been involved with the Hugh O'Brian Youth Ambassador program, Governor's Honors Academy, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society and The National Society of High School Scholars. 

Plans: Karalee is still deciding which college she wants to attend. With an open career path, she maintains interest in a variety of subjects. Business, political science, theater, foreign language and the sciences are a few major possibilities.