Heat will shorten school day Friday for some local schools

Thursday, August 19, 2010 | 3:04 p.m. CDT; updated 10:29 p.m. CDT, Thursday, August 19, 2010

 COLUMBIA — Schools without air conditioning will dismiss early Friday. Jefferson and West junior high schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. Lee, Midway Heights, New Haven, Ridgeway and Two Mile Prairie elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Students will be served lunch before they are dismissed. All other schools will remain in session all day, as usual.