UPDATE Thursday Evening: Authorities say the body of a 5-year-old Noah Thomas who had been missing for almost a week has been found.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis announced the discovery during a brief news conference last night.
“We are very saddened to announce that we have recovered the body of Noah Thomas shortly after 1 PM today (Thursday). He was found at a location near his home. His body was discovered in a septic tank during a more detailed and aggressive search. The recovery of the body is now part of our investigation, and ongoing.”
State officials are looking to local school divisions to develop some world-class, in-the-field ideas to reform education. Following an application process, the state will award five school superintendents with $50,000 each for grants to craft innovative plans for their districts. Superintendents are being asked to “dream big”—and contemplate how they would run their schools with complete flexibility for two years.
There’s a sound some musicians have that comes from deep inside, but falls outside formal artistic boundaries. They do their own thing, their own way. They do their own thing, their own way. They’re known as “Outsider Artists,” and their work can be challenging, disturbing and fascinating.
Because much of our history comes from written documents and valuable possessions made from durable materials, much of what we know about the past involves wealthy, literate people. Less is known about the poor and illiterate, but one historian has found stories of an African-American family written in fabric.
Charlottesville Police have suspended their investigation of a possible fraternity house rape at the University of Virginia – the subject of a Rolling Stone magazine article that was discredited. The cops are not closing the case, but they find no evidence that a crime occurred.