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Deborah Yoo (senior) and Eugenie Riga (junior), defense attorneys in a case involving a car accident, stand for their closing statement. The trial consists of an opening statement, followed by the direct and cross examination of witnesses for both sides, ending with each sides’ closing arguments.

Loonies to Lawyers

In Law & Justice class, Leesville students learn about the many complicated philosophies and underlying systems and terms of American law. During the first semester,…














Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, former Olympic skaters turned NBC Olympic skating commentators, captivated audiences with their chemistry and witty remarks in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. It was difficult not to love these Olympians’ quips about the technique, outfits and competition of competing Olympians.

Why Weir and Lipinski win

Unknown, incredibly talented skaters from around the world train and compete vigorously for Olympic gold, silver or bronze medal of honor. How does one judge…


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Stephenson leaves a legend

Angela Stephenson, well known and well liked for her direct nature with students and sarcastic yet communicative character, left Leesville Friday, February 14 — her…










Travelers awoke Wednesday morning to snow- and ice-covered streets throughout the county. Neighborhood cul-de-sacs such as this one, usually not visited by snowplows, were the biggest concern.

Wake County paralyzed by snow

With most of Wake County hunkered down in anticipation of a 3-6 inch snowstorm Tuesday night, the official 1.4 inches of powdery snow which blanketed…







“Rushing the Holidays” cartoon from The Cagle Post shows just how retail companies advertise the holidays much too early. If this trend continues, pretty soon we’ll have christmas ads in February.

Holiday “spirit”

People rush around town, being sure to purchase each and every gift needed to please their children, friends, and other family members. Impatient, they glance…










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Another year, more vandalism

Leesville students gawked at the familiar sight of vandalism while driving into school on Nov. 15. Vandals wrote “MHS,” “Whose house?” and other messages on…



Nathan Rimpf, Leesville graduate, humbly addresses his friends, family and supporters. He was Operation: Coming Home's sixth recipient of a home.

Humble hero receives home

“Who wouldn’t give an ugly pair of feet to serve these amazing people?” said First Lieutenant Nathan Rimpf as he received the keys to his…