Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Civics students given real life lesson in civil responsibility

Kimball High students take a first hand lesson in civics with a request to Kimball City Council.

The Kimball High School civics class, along with teacher Jeri Ferguson, sought $3,000 of Keno funds for a keynote speaker, and though they were not granted the full amount, they took away a lesson about what it takes to be effective, involved citizens.

Since the March 21, 2017 City Council meeting, the local council now asks any organization seeking Keno funds to provide community service hours in an attempt to encourage community participation and volunteerism and mitigate lower than normal Ken...