Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Emily Little

Welcome to the world of dual enrollment

As a junior in high school, I have quite a few more class options available to me than I have had in previous years. One of these is to take college classes in addition to my regular high school classes. This is called being a dual enrolled student. ...
Published: 08/27/14

Send a prayer to the family of a late soldier

When a celebrity dies, the world turns their attention to mourning them. Whether it was a movie star from the 20s who simply died of old age, or a young starlet who committed suicide, the media spins into a frenzy when anyone relatively noteworthy pa...
Published: 08/20/14

Livestock show will be double the fun, hard work

As most of you know, I raise and show livestock animals in the Highlands County Fair. As summer comes to an end, show season begins. Typically, I show only one animal, and that is a handful as it is. This year, however, I got the crazy idea to raise ...
Published: 08/13/14

Back into Idol fever

A while ago, I wrote a column on reality shows. When it comes to these TV shows, it seems like at least half of them are some sort of talent competition. From highlighting singers, to dancers, to those with a bit stranger gift, there is a show for ev...
Published: 08/06/14

Friends, life lessons forged at conference

Last week, I wrote about my experience in Washington D.C. visiting the historical sites. While that was extremely fun, the real purpose of the week was the actual leadership conference I was attending. I was blessed with the opportunity to attend the...
Updated: 1 months ago

Washington, D.C. is worth the visit

Since middle school, history has always been one of my favorite subjects. I have always found learning about the past extremely interesting. Whether it is learning about ancient wars or the fight for American freedom, I have always enjoyed learning a...
Updated: 1 months ago

Everyone remembers their first car

Upon turning 16, some kids are lucky enough to get a car. While I am blessed to be one of those kids, it was not a surprise like it is for most. I learned to drive with my dad’s car, and the plan was for it to eventually become my car. I enjoy...
Updated: 1 months ago

Packing for trips always causes stress

One of my favorite things in life is traveling. I live for vacations, not for the sake of relaxation but rather getting to explore new places. However, if I could skip over the packing aspect of traveling I would be as happy as a clam....
Updated: 1 months ago

Getting a driver’s license changes everything

When I first began learning to drive, I absolutely hated it. I constantly felt like I was about to run a red light, hit a dog, or run into a pole. After having my learner’s permit for a few months, I started adjusting to driving relatively wel...
Updated: 1 months ago

Cleaning the bedroom seems tough, but isn’t

When it comes to most aspects of my life, I’m pretty hyper-organized. I color code my agenda, my school binders, and even my notes in class. Unfortunately, when it comes to my room, I’m quite the opposite. ...
Updated: 2 months ago

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