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  • Wanderlust

    I’ve been mainlining “House Hunters International.”A steady shot straight to the gut of what my life ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • A day with the ballpark fryers is heaven

    When I go to the softball field, I’m the designated fryer. At the concession stand, I keep the parents, players and patrons fed with their little leag ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Friends, family, football

    On Saturday, I spent the day at the Newton Kart Klub. It’s an amazing facility, but the one thing that I loved experiencing at the track was the famil ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Going to college? Ask this!

    Students heading off to college for the first time or even to a new campus as a transfer are always full of questions. As an academic adviser at my un ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Volunteering can lead to many opportunities, some 'cooler' than others

    A few weeks ago, I spoke on my affection for public speaking. Something else I’ve really come to enjoy, and want to do more of, is volunteering. Howev ...
    June 25, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • New veterans memorial for Fourth of July

    Friday, July 4, 2014, will mark a special occasion. A ceremony will be held on the courthouse lawn to dedicate the new memorials erected in honor of a ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Lower standards allow schools to fake increased proficiencies

    To the editor:A June 5 article in the Jasper County Tribune continued the tradition of the past 50-6 ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Don’t muzzle freedom of speech

    There are few things more sacred to the individual rights of citizens of the United States than the Bill of Rights. The Founders embraced the natural ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • I Are HR

    Have you ever noticed? Sometimes, when you have no idea what to do with your life, the universe sends you a message. Sometimes, the message comes as a ...
    June 24, 2014 - 11:22 am
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