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Most grandfathers--with little or no provocation--are happy to expound with inflated views of their grandchildren. more
Colton Densberger, 2011 graduate of Arp High School, now holds a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science. His December graduation from Texas A&M Corpus Christi is a big deal. more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ more
Last weekend, like so many others in America, I sat on my couch and watched the Super Bowl. While I am not a huge football fan, I am a fan of hanging out with my husband, eating yummy foods and enjoying all the great commercials. more
They’re mere “blips” on the screen of educational innovation, now in a handful of major cities. Their name sounds like a house number, and youngsters therein are challenged to “dig deep” as a core of teachers--largely volunteers--help children 6-18 express themselves through--of all things--writing. These store front centers (for want of a better word) are attention-grabbers, front to back. “826,” after all, isn’t a usual name. The first was San Francisco’s 826 Valencia St. It opened in 2002. If passers-by aren’t “grabbed” by the numbers, small letters on the sign help. It reads: “independent pirate supply store.” more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ Our … more
It has been said that it is important for married couples to continue dating long after their walk down the aisle. The idea is that couples who choose to continue romancing each other will remain … more
If the old joke had whiskers, they’d drag the floor. You’ve heard it--the one about a church with two worship services held concurrently at opposite ends of the building. The pastor announced … more
Paul Leim played some of his earliest music in the band hall of Troup schools. While the building is not the same as it was in his school days, it really hasn’t changed a lot. Students learn to … more
As the birthday party rocked on the rain poured down. The bounce houses and obstacle course soon became more like a slip-and-slide. The laughter of the children and adults at Mia and Jordan Boies’ birthday party drove away any dampened spirits. It was a great day and a little rain wasn’t going to spoil it. more
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