Union Bulletin

“He moped to school gloomy and sad, and took his flogging, along with Joe Harper, for playing hooky the day before.”

 — “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” by Mark Twain

Squirrely Tom knew he would be flogged and still skipped school! The age-old social problem of what to do with a truant remains as complicated in the Walla Walla Valley in 2018 as it did in Missouri in 1840...