Kindergartner Carter Schmidt gets into the music during Homer Elementary School’s Spring Sing last week.
by Tiffany Thatcher
Homer Community School’s Board of Education accepted the resignation of six teachers last week who took advantage of the early retirement incentive package that was offered by the board in March. The incentive was offered to 24 eligible teachers, all at the top of their pay scale.
by Bill Mullaly
The softball season is underway for the Litchfield varsity softball team, and the Terriers had a rude welcoming to the 2016 season Friday afternoon at home. Climax-Scotts, one of the toughest teams annually in the SCAA, visited the Terrier diamond and made quick work of Litchfield. The Panthers won both games in three-inning affairs, taking 17-0 and 15-0 victories.
by Mike Warner
Veteran Homer varsity baseball coach Scott Salow wasn’t sure what to expect prior to the season from his baseball team that returned just one starter from a year ago. After a 13-1 start - including 4-0 in Big Eight Conference action - he is finding some pleasant answers.
by Tiffany Thatcher
I’ve been told numerous times that if it wasn’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all. It’s true. I am a magnet for the improbable and ridiculous. We all have that one person in our life whose life is a constant list of one disaster after the other. I am that person. My current drama revolves around my car. In the summer of 2013, I bought a brand new car, foolishly thinking that a new car would save me trips to the repair shop.
by Rev. Tim Marvil
This last week has been one of those weeks where it seemed like every day had multiple issues develop that were destined to take all of my plans and dash them to smithereens. We all have weeks like this. I realized really early in the week I was going to have to just “let go and let God” to make it through. Most of the issues were not of my own making. In fact, most of them were the result of having to bail other people out of their poor, or non-existent planning.