Living

Standing the Tests of Time

Reborn out of the rubble left by an April 3, 2017 tornado that struck Mansfield, the generational, family-owned Hays Tractor & Equipment company carries on the legacy of its founder

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Health & Wellness

Spiritual Growth

When we consider the purpose of the fruit we bear as believers, we better understand the scope of God’s greatness. It exists to nourish others and ultimately to lead them

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Business Spotlight

Axe On, Axe Off

No longer exclusive to lumberjack competitions and mountain fairs, the axe throwing craze touched down in Covington with the opening of Axe Town—a unique venue that offers patrons another welcomed

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Sports & Recreation

Mansfield’s Famous Southpaw

Sherrod Smith was immortalized as a central figure in one of Major League Baseball’s all-time dramas, as he went pitch for pitch with Babe Ruth in Game 2 of the

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Arts, Education & Innovation

Unlocking Dyslexia’s Doors

A sixth-grade social studies teacher at Indian Creek Middle School, Rob Gourlay overcame one of the most frustrating impediments to education anyone can meet. by Nat Harwell It is not

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What's Cooking

Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients 1 cup milk (any kind) ½ cup plain or vanilla yogurt 1 large ripe banana 2 cups frozen strawberries 1 tsp honey Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender and

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Living

‘Our Little Piece of Heaven’

A sprawling bamboo garden brought to life by David and Elaine Ellis provides a sanctuary for quiet reflection, focused study and faith-based outreach. by David Roten A man’s voice called

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Tips

Beat the Summer Slide

Help avoid the potential loss of skills and knowledge over summer break by encouraging your kids to read. Go by the library and pick up something from Newton County Schools’

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Living

Our Own Slice of Americana

Henderson’s Restaurant shuttered its doors in 2017 after lifting the spirits of its loyal customers for more than half a century. Gone but not forgotten, it lives on in the

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