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Education News Archive - February 16, 2007

By Shelley Byrne, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Feb. 16-- -- The McCracken County Board of Education plans to hire an additional eight full-time teachers and one half-time teacher next year to accommodate district growth.

By Philip Marcelo; Journal Staff Writer GLOCESTER

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.