Guest Column from West Plains: Courage

Imagine what it feels like to lose. Multiply that several times over. How tempting is it to throw up your hands in defeat and get really mad about it?

When I was in junior high, I went to a small school that wouldn’t be able to field a girls’ basketball team unless every girl in both the seventh and eighth grades turned out for the team….

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Guest Column: Gratitude

When asked to write a brief article on what gratitude means to me, I accepted with the thought that it would be an easy assignment, which I could complete in no time. I was wrong. On the surface gratitude seemed simple and easily explained,…

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