Answering the Call of Duty

Answering the Call of Duty

Story by Sarah Naron When Bald Hill resident and JC Penney’s employee Thomas “Boe” Freeman received a “Dear John” letter letting him know that he had been “selected by your friends and neighbors for the Army,” in 1942, he had no second thoughts or apprehension...
‘Living the Dream’

‘Living the Dream’

Story by Sarah Naron PALESTINE – In 1882, a new church was constructed in the portion of Palestine that is presently referred to as Old Town. Formally dubbed the Avenue Baptist Church, it was most frequently referred to as the Nickel Church because, as Palestine...
Turning Math into Art

Turning Math into Art

Story by Sarah Naron BULLARD – Ask any student what his or her least favorite subject is to study, and you’re likely to hear mathematics. Even among those who don’t mind it, it’s typically not something thought to be capable of being used in the...
Have Camel, Will Travel?

Have Camel, Will Travel?

Story by Brittani Boothe When you think of camels, what comes to mind? Africa? Camel races in the Sahara? Some exotic animal? Camels are not as “foreign” as you may think! Our great state of Texas was home to the United States’ very first herd of camels! In 1836,...
When the Goes Gets Tough…

When the Goes Gets Tough…

Story by Sarah Naron Since the novel coronavirus – more commonly referred to as COVID-19 – began making its way across the globe from China earlier this year, life has looked significantly different. Store shelves were wiped out of toilet paper and other household...