VIP students in Mrs. Lurkins’ fourth-grade class at Grantfork Elementary for August and September were, front row from left, Emma H., Brooke H., Taylor D.; back row, Sasha A., Katie F., Jacob L., and Bryant S.
VIP students in Mrs. Lurkins’ fourth-grade class at Grantfork Elementary for August and September were, front row from left, Emma H., Brooke H., Taylor D.; back row, Sasha A., Katie F., Jacob L., and Bryant S. Courtesy photo
VIP students in Mrs. Lurkins’ fourth-grade class at Grantfork Elementary for August and September were, front row from left, Emma H., Brooke H., Taylor D.; back row, Sasha A., Katie F., Jacob L., and Bryant S. Courtesy photo

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October 08, 2015 10:27 AM

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  • Reactions to the 2017 solar eclipse at the Louis Latzer Library

    The Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, located at 1001 9th St. in Highland held an eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21. Members of the community came to view the event through the special filtered library telescopes. This is the first time in almost 100 years that a total solar eclipse has traveled coast to coast in the United States, and it might be the last one for another century, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The eclipse "path of totality" passed through parts of southern Illinois, though Highland was not on the bounds.