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The greatest family dog

Kassidi Welch, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Almost every little kid’s dream is to have a dog growing up; well, at least that was my biggest hope and dream. When it comes to getting a pup when a family has kids, one should always do the research on whatever dog th...

The final semester

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

After spending the last four years together, possibly even since kindergarten, it’s the last semester of being together as kids.  After graduation we will all go our separate ways whether it be college or the military or whatever;...

New Year resolutions

Kassidi Welch, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Everyone is familiar with the “new year, new me” saying that everyone starts busting out around the end of December going into January. Just because it’s a new year doesn’t automatically change the person that you are;...

It’s a wonderful life

Ashlyn Raymond, Staff Writer

January 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Christmas time is a time of giving, spending time with family and if you’re religious, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. It’s a lighter time for people as they are kinder, happier, and full of life. We should take advantage...

Christmas cheer

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Christmas is a time to be happy. It is a time when families get together for their yearly traditions. Some people have traditions like Christmas caroling or other holiday activities. Some people may not even celebrate Christmas...

A senior’s Christmas break

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s the best time of the year and school is finally over for the semester. All of the possible stress and all-nighters of finals is finished, all there is to do now is relax… and read Macbeth. The tree is up, the presents...

10 gifts for under $10

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Many people these days face the daunting task of purchasing a gift for under $10 for various gift exchanges.  We’re always left wondering to ourselves, “What the heck could I possibly buy that’s under $10 and still thoughtful?” ...

Relaxation for the mind

Kassidi Welch, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Coloring for relaxation has become my new favorite thing to do. I suffer from really bad anxiety and depression. I am one of those people that stress out about everything, so when I heard about coloring books that help relax your...

Crazy people on Black Friday

Kassidi Welch, staff writer

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

On Black Friday not one single person wants to miss the deals they’ve been waiting for. People go crazy over these deals that stores put out. It’s like businesses want to bring the crazy out of people. Everyone that goes...

The perfect tree

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When that special time of the year comes around and Christmas music starts to play, it’s time to pick out the perfect Christmas tree. Whether your tree goes up on Thanksgiving Day or one week before Christmas, picking out a...

Thankful

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

November has always been a time to reflect on the past and things that we are thankful for in our lives. The days start to get more hectic getting ready for the holidays, memories of past days filling the mind, plans overflowing the...

Bird day

Samuel Hutchcraft, staff writer

November 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Each year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans gather for a day of feasting, football and family. However that’s not the only thing thanksgiving is about; it’s more than just a day to eat and watch football.  There’s...

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