Liberty and Smithville secondary students can expect to return to full classes April 5. In Kearney, students can expect to return earlier on March 29.

Smithville Board of Education planned to take action on the plan Wednesday, March 10. As of press time Wednesday, details on that action had yet to be released. An update will be published in the online version of this story at and in the Courier-Tribune NOW app.

Southeast Editor Kellie Houx can be reached at or 389-6630.

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