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Love for reading finds special place at school

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Kelly Elementary School second graders Brianna Buchanan and Trent Kelsey read books while sitting on the newly installed angle benches in "Mary's Reading Corner" of the library. When former longtime Kelly Elementary teacher Mary Nebel Urhahn died in May, her family requested memorials be made to the library. With the funds received, the school purchased story time oak benches for the students to sit on during story hour.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)

BENTON -- Brianna Buchanan, a second grader at Kelly Elementary School in Benton, is happy about the newly installed wooden benches that sit in the corner of her school library.

"You don't have to sit on the floor (to read) anymore," Brianna said.

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