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Essential and Nonessential Businesses Through the Pandemic

RKA Gun Gallery in Plano remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are still up and running despite current health concerns.

By: Sophie Opp

May 16, 2020

In any community there’s a countless number of people fulfilling different jobs to keep things running smoothly. Each worker is important in his or her own way. Due to recent events, these people have now been placed in two categories: essential and nonessential. For many businesses, especially tho...

Everyday Heroes

Phil Hardin (left) and Patty Sampson (right) play together on Sampson's porch. They enjoy working together to raise money for charity.

By: Sophie Opp, Reporter

April 28, 2020

As 2019 came to an end, 2020 looked to be a bright future for people around the world. Not very far into the year, COVID-19 quickly destroyed these hopes. Faster than most could imagine, it took over not only the country, but the world. Understandably, this global pandemic has caused some panic; in times...

The Lost Meaning of Admiration

Charlie Platt stands proudly in the Montgomery Ridge Ambulance Service parking lot. Platt has dedicated his life to serving others.

By: Sophie Opp

April 23, 2020

As of March 5, social media star Chase Hudson has 15.1 million followers on the TikTok platform. Nearly every teenager knows Hudson’s name or his username on the app, “lilhuddy.” On top of that, most teenagers probably happen to be one of his followers. At just 17-years old, Hudson is considered to  ...