Remember to thank your instructors


This week, we celebrate Teacher and School Staff Appreciation Week and we are encouraging everyone to show gratitude for those whose strength and dedication to their students has shown brightly dur

You’re growing a papaya tree?


Like a doctor removing something important, Herb Collins gently peeled the wrapper back from the root ball and tenderly placed the baby tree in the hole. 

What to do about those roots!


Maintaining a good relationship with your editor is important.

So it is my policy to stop by The Graham Star office every week and discuss my column ideas with Kevin Hensley.