Do you ever get the feeling that you tucked your child into bed and you wake up with a completely different one? Kids are constantly changing and growing up, meaning we are constantly re-examining our approach to parenting. Communication is one of the biggest and most important tools we have to
Journalism Students Takeover!
“In the community, Colonel Cast News and Colonel Journal actively seek partnerships within the community to practice the craft of making good media and making Henderson a better place. This has involved helping local businesses create multimedia content, doing live and recorded video production for
2023 Kids Takeover Ad Contest
The fifth annual Kids Takeover Ad Design contest was a huge success! Kids from across the city and county completed the ad templates for their chance to win. Each business judged the entries and chose the winners. Thank you to all of the kids who entered the contest and for all of the businesses
A Day in the Life of a Superintendent
Henderson County High School senior, Bryce Tapp, recently had the opportunity to spend the day shadowing Superintendent, Dr. Lawson. Bryce plans to pursue his degree in education, and this was an opportunity for him to see what it would really be like to “take over” someday as Henderson County’s
HELP AND HOPE FOR HENDERSON’S TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS Photo by Darrin Phegley The Port, whose doors opened in October of 2022, serves as a beacon of hope for many 16- to 25-year-olds in the Henderson area. This organization provides free services to teen and young adults within the age range,
Happy Birthday, Little One
A Birthday Bag Program Bringing Support to New Parents Photo by Darrin Phegley Welcome Baby! A new baby is an exciting time in a parent’s life. Parents leave the hospital with hearts full of love for their new bundle of joy, but with that comes the heavy responsibility of caring for a new life.
Encouraging Others to Live on Purpose
Photo by Darrin Phegley One day while reading, Joey Davenport thought to himself, “What am I doing with what I am reading?” He offered to start writing something to a friend each day and sending it in text form. It soon became a domino effect as that person started sharing his encouraging text
A Growing Sport
“Girls wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports in the country right now, and it is really awesome that we are able to provide an opportunity for girls to show that they can compete and be successful in a traditionally male sport. Not everyone is good with a ball or wants to be a cheerleader,
Double-Goal National Coach of the Year
Photos by Darrin Phegley Channeling Energy Charlotte Smoot knew she had found the perfect place for her granddaughter, Nevaeh Carpenter, to channel her “flipping all over the place” into a skill she could hone after only one class at BP Elite Gymnastics. The gym, located on St Joseph Avenue in
Parent Profile: Evan Dixon
Photo by Darrin Phegley Tell us a little about yourself (Family, kids, pets, etc) My wife, Abby, and I have been married for seven years. We’ve lived in Henderson the entire time we’ve been married. We have two wonderful children that make life fun, Eliza 4, and Graham 1. We also have three dogs.