Articles Published in February 2016

Mentor for the Road

Mentor for the Road

After nearly wrecking his own life as a teen, Rodnei Williams draws on his experiences and past mentors to guide young people as a youth minister, coach, and mentor

History and Hobby Blended

History and Hobby Blended

John Christeson is unearthing county history, one grave at a time. He has spent 14 years documenting, researching, photographing, and preserving Wilco cemeteries

Sweets for Sweethearts

Sweets for Sweethearts

Chocolatier Katie Erb offers recipes for easy chocolate treats to swoon over this Valentine’s Day—truffles, dipped strawberries, fresh marshmallows, and cookies

Hey, Sergeant, Remember Me?

Hey, Sergeant, Remember Me?

GAP drill sergeant Danny Mendoza reflects on why tough kids’ problems are worth tackling and draws on his experience and time in the military to help at-risk youth

Who Was Dell Pickett?

Who Was Dell Pickett?

Dell Pickett, who was a GISD English teacher for 25 years, inspired students and colleagues. She is also the namesake for Pickett Elementary

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