Heavy hearts in the School of the Osage District today after learning of the passing of a long time teacher. Alana Miner, of the Eldon area, passed away at her home on Friday after losing her battle with cancer. Misses Miner had been an art teacher for the Osage District for 18 years and leaves behind a large family. A visitation and memorial are locally planned for Wednesday afternoon with a burial service on Thursday in Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips in Eldon. Misses Miner was 57.