Warner wins scholarship to Governor’s School

By Rima Austin – contributor  | March 29, 2018

By the time a high school student reaches the 11th grade, most have decided what they want to do beyond graduation. Those students have picked out a college, and while not all have picked out a major, some of them have. Continue reading “Warner wins scholarship to Governor’s School”

New Rio Grande take-out restaurant opening on Spring Street

By Rima Austin, contributor  | April 5, 2018

 

Great migrations have had an impact on the American culture, which usually involved families moving from east to west. Thirteen years ago however, a great migration took place from west to east, at least for one family.

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Summer months kick off the fun season at Cotten’s Marina

by By Rima Austin, contributor  | April 12, 2018 8:05 AM

Pictures by: Misty Walker

Every Saturday, there is a bass fishing tournament at Cotten’s Marina, in Rock Island. Men and women alike come from all over the country to see who can catch the most poundage of fish in the least amount of time. Located just off of Rock Island Road, it is a tight squeeze trying to get a full size truck pulling a bass boat into the parking lot of the marina. Continue reading “Summer months kick off the fun season at Cotten’s Marina”

Outdoor Experience and Jackson Kayak team up for summer fun

by By Rima Austin, contributor  | April 12, 2018 8:13 AM

Pictures by: Misty Walker

Jackson kayaks are stacked neatly on metal racks outside the east wall of the store, and around the front, bikes are lined up like methodical soldiers pointing the way to the front entrance. The vibrant colors draw the eye in every direction once one crosses the threshold and onto the polished wood floor.

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