Role Player

Jeremy Skidmore has kept busy honing his theatrical and musical talents since adolescence. The actor, singer and musician credits God and his family for helping him pursue his creative endeavors,

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Cinematic Release

Bob Mackey found stories to be an attractive means of escape as a child. Now a storyteller himself, he provides others with that same avenue through writing, producing and directing

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Creative Heart

Carol Veliotis has spent a lifetime in pursuit of her passion for the arts. She continues to enrich the fabric of her hometown through sharing her unique vision, supplying one-of-a-kind

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Dog Daze

East Newton Elementary School media specialist Meghen Bassel serves as pet parent to beloved support dog Booker T. Pug. However, her canine expertise extends far beyond the library’s walls—all the

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Art Speaks: Jewelry

Artistic Journey – It is fascinating to discover the evolution of an artist’s artistic journey. This “beginning” often changes because of life experiences, shifts in thought, subject matter, and choice

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Cooperative Touch

Runners, walkers and bikers enjoy exercising along the Cricket Frog Trail’s scenic path. Now, young artists from Eastside High School and the Newton Trails organization are joining forces to update

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Down to a Science

Briana Jones was stunned when she earned a coveted spot in one of the world’s largest competitions for high school students. Once there, she faced stiff challenges from other top

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A Seat at the Table

Pockets of our communities remain illiterate despite access to education that was once reserved for a select few. How do we alleviate this problem? Science-based training methods hold the key.

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