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Ringing in memories

93-year-old Med Bow Elementary School bell gets new stand, place at school


February 6, 2019

Photos courtesy Courtney Priest

The Medicine Bow school bell on top of its new pedestal at MBE.

On Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBE) there was a ceremony presented by students and staff of the school honoring a bell that started ringing students to come to school 93 years ago.

"It was really good," Traci Schneider, principal of MBE, Hanna Elementary and Elk Mountain Elementary said of the ceremony.

"It was fantastic," Superintendent of Carbon County School District No. 2 Jim Copeland agreed.

According to the presentation, the MBE bell began its life 1,356 miles away in Hillsboro, Ohio where it was cast by the CS Bell Company. The bell was cast in the found...

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