Student with disabilities finds a niche caring for Caloosa Humane Society animals

An emaciated caramel-colored dog is brought to the lobby of the Caloosa Humane Society Shelter, her ribs protruding and her appetite voracious. All eyes are on the rescue dog as she laps up the dish of food prepared to help fill out her large frame. Outside, an energetic bulldog named “Chubbs” tests the strength of […]

Inspiring LaBelle – One story at a time

Imagine my surprise when walking into Upthegrove Elementary and seeing teachers and students wearing mismatched socks. Literacy week has different events at the school and this was just one of many. Another is community reading where members of the community read to the students from kindergarten to fifth grade. This year’s community members consisted of […]

Inspiring LaBelle – Pursuing her educational dreams

Angela Rivas graduated from LaBelle High School in 1995 and promptly enrolled in Edison College (which is now FSW). Angela had always held a goal of continuing her education and securing a better future for herself and her family. While a student at Edison, Angela became a young mother at the age of nineteen and […]