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East Rockingham Elementary School Counselor Sarah Radford is part of a group of elementary counselors nationwide who have a group on Facebook. The group bounces ideas off of each other, asks each other questions, and collaborates about the school counseling profession.  

Published in Lifestyle

Bahia Amawi works as children's speech pathologist for the Pflugerville Independent School District in Texas. Or, rather, she used to work as a children's speech pathologist for the district. After nine years, Glenn Greenwald reports at The Intercept, the district's administration declined to renew her contract because she refused to sign a loyalty oath.

Published in Opinion

Ken Paxton needs a refresher course in First Amendment jurisprudence.

You’d think, being the attorney general of Texas, he would know better.

Paxton upheld the expulsion of a high school senior who was sent home permanently because she refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, according to USA Today.

India Landry, 18, said she didn’t stand because she doesn’t believe the flag stands for liberty and justice for all, as stated in the closing of the pledge.

Published in Opinion

Devastating floods in Texas.  Storm surge and mammoth power outages in Florida. 

Over the past three weeks, America has witnessed catastrophic destruction caused by two major hurricanes.  Like you, I am saddened by the tragic impact and continue to pray for those whose lives have been torn apart.

Published in Local News