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Memories with Dad

Memories with Dad

Chelsey Lamb, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Tiger Blog

My father is Jay Scott Lamb, and he is the youngest of his family. He had an older sister, Sheila, who used to pick on him a lot. He tells me stories about how he used to show lambs and how his family had a hog on their farm growing up. He also mentions how he had lived in Groom 15 years before I first...

Memories With Mom

Memories With Mom

Caroline Britten, Feature Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Tiger Blog

My Mom Mother. Support System. Friend.   Mom was born March 17, 1959. My grandparents named her Marla Sue Artho. Her first home was near Umbarger, which she fondly calls the Cox Place. It was a small country home and the eight children soon outgrew the place. Mom went to a public school in Umb...

Memories with Great Uncle Bob

Memories with Great Uncle Bob

Andrew Ingle, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Tiger Blog

Important Influence   My Great Uncle, Bob Brown, is 79 years old and lives in the country about 30 miles east of Duncan, Okla. I have known and loved him my entire life, and for good reason. Bob just has that type of personality that makes it impossible to be mad at him for long - mostly because he...

Sibling Love From the Big Sis’

Sibling Love From the Big Sis’

Madison Friemel, Assistant Photo Editor

February 2, 2016


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I have two siblings, a little sister and a little brother. My little sister is Ali Friemel; she is 10 years old and in the fifth grade. The characteristic that stands out most about Ali is that she is athletic; she is the gymnast in the family and is good at it. Although she does other sports, Ali...

Autobiography of the Tigers

Autobiography of the Tigers

Carson Ritter, Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Tiger Blog

The journalism staff decided to take up the challenge of the Family Search Blog's suggestion to create a unique, personal story by simply answering "52 Questions in 52 Weeks." So, to begin 2016, a different individual will be writing an answer to each question to build our own combined, unique autobiograph...

My Father

My Father

Garet Rocha, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Tiger Blog

My father’s full name is Antonio Rocha, Jr. His birthday is July 22. His family lived in Three Rivers, Texas, when he was born in nearby Karnes City. Shortly after, the family moved to Panhandle, Texas. His parents are Minerva and Antonio Rocha, Sr. He has met many famous people, and people traveling...

A Date to Remember With First-Grade BFF

A Date to Remember With First-Grade BFF

Chelsey Lamb, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016


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Loud roars escaped the mouths of children among the constant crinkle of chip bags and juice pouches. I sat among the children, my height easily giving me away. Earlier that day I had been invited to lunch by Emily Britten, a first grader, with whom I was now pen-pals with. She was ecstatic to see me...

Where I was Born

Where I was Born

Justin Cornell, Cartoonist and Weatherman

January 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Tiger Blog

I was born Jan. 8, 1997, in Central Medical Center in Columbus, GA. I started out living in an old house, the house had seven rooms, all of them spacious. My neighborhood was very small, you could pretty much walk anywhere. Columbus is a large city split into two halves, the residential district and do...

My Name

My Name

Carson Ritter, Editor

January 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Tiger Blog

Carson Donald Ritter My first name was given to me by my father. Since my mom was allowed to name their oldest child, Dad got to name me. He originally wanted to name me, Jonathan. Yet, due to the lengthiness of the name, he defaulted to his second choice, Carson. My middle name, Donald, is my great...

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