Alex Boylan, Producer of The College Tour

Ever wonder what college life is like at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville (or what it is like at any university, for that matter)? Now, anyone can experience a virtual college visit and hear about campus life directly from college students – including Sam

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Pat Oliphant

What is it about someone that simply makes them special? Caring for others is one of the beautiful threads woven throughout the tapestry of Pat Oliphant’s life. She is a lifelong resident of Huntsville, Texas, as were her parents, Isiah and Margaret Kelly. Pat described

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Weighty Matters

A new year tends to bring new resolve in many areas of life. This resolve often manifests itself in the form of resolutions. If you’re like most Americans, usually at least one of these has to do with weight.  

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

As I write this column, I am experiencing a time of stillness and quiet. In fact, it surprised me so much, I thought I would share. We are smack-dab in the middle of the holidays…one of the busiest times of

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On the Grandstand

As we enter this season of holidays and thanksgiving, this year I find many of my most thankful moments have been for grandparents. Since becoming one last year, I have been thinking a lot about the roles mine played in

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An Advanced Dilemma

Happy fall, y’all! Cooler temperatures are on the way! The other day I experienced a terrible ordeal. I left home for an appointment and was about 15 minutes away, when I realized I had left my phone at home. After

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Uno Mas!

Hello September! It is hard to envision fall arriving since, as I write this, it is still over 100 degrees outside. However, in another three or four weeks, the pumpkins will begin to make their appearance around the Altom home

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