6 Results for month: 08/2015

A Note From the Publisher

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each one of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” This statement was written by Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) He was a Nobel peace prize winning medical missionary and philosopher. Every one of us has received help, ... More

Ted Thompson

There are certain events and people that have a tendency to standout in your memory and I would like to share a person that I have followed for years. It was my 1971 football season at Hooks High School on a Friday night lining up to play the Atlanta Rabbits. The Rabbits were dressed in their home colors of maroon and white that made them look extremely ... More

Jefferson’s New Athletic Director

The search for an Athletic Director can be a challenge for any district, but the administrators of Jefferson ISD feel as though they have made an excellent choice in deciding to bring back a graduate of Jefferson High School. Antwain Jimmerson graduated from Jefferson in 1987 and was a member of the State Championship Bulldog team under the leadership of ... More

J.B. Bobo

As many of you know the world of competition doesn’t just include sports. As I look across our region I am interested in forms of competition no matter what area is involved. I have been connected to the magical world for some 50 years and have worked very hard to stay in performing condition through out my career. It is this conditioning that has made me ... More

Natalie Hamilton

One of the spotlight players for this edition is Natalie Hamilton from Arkansas High School. Natalie is a multi talented athlete that has amassed a tremendous amount of success. Natalie started four years for the Lady Backs in softball, three years in tennis, earning the MVP distinction in 2014 in tennis and 2015 in softball. She was also awarded MVP in her ... More

Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Ask any man, married or single, what catches a woman’s eye quicker than anything, and the number one answer is likely to be a diamond. Yet they are expensive and rightly so, because mining for diamonds is tough. Inquire of any prospector that has ever ravaged the earth looking for one, or even any weekend prospector that has visited the Crater of Diamonds ... More