A bird sits perched on a frost-covered branch waiting safe arrival to a food source. There was little movement on the streets of Homer on the below-freezing
Seconds count, and within two minutes, a school shooter can claim the lives of more than 60 people. That is what Homer Community Schools staff saw on their personal development day as they delved deep into an active shooter training program initiated by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department.
Coach Frank SanGregory called it a good week for his Homer boys junior varsity basketball team, as they cruised to a pair of easy wins. The Trojans started the week last Tuesday rolling over Athens 55-25, then ran away from Quincy 48-26 Thursday. Both games were at home and both were Big Eight Conference contests.
The Homer wrestling team finished fourth at the Marcellus Invitational Saturday, after splitting a pair of Big Eight Conference matches Wednesday on the home mat. The Trojans finished behind Watervliet, Three Rivers and Schoolcraft at Marcellus, in an individual format tourney
President Obama wants to take one-third of a trillion or so dollars from the wealthy and spend it. This may be good politics even if it is bad economics. Many voters believe that wealthy people have too much wealth. Taking wealth from the wealthy can win votes.
by Rev. Tim Marvil
I once received a question from a teenager. It came rather obliquely. The question was, “Do animals have souls?” I knew immediately that this child was really asking the question, “Do animals go to heaven?” I was right - he had recently attended a church-based youth group of a particular denomination and they had in the course of the activities stated that animals don’t go to heaven. I am sure each of us has pondered this question. I would also imagine if we have thought about it, it means we really would like to see our pets in heaven with us.