My name is Becca Folds and I am writing to you on the subject of not having tissues in the classrooms of Atlantic High School.

“As it is, there are many parts, but one body.”

Teachers and students at Atlantic High School are quickly approaching the end of the first quarter. The progress reports have been sent home, and hopefully, parents/guardians have celebrated t…

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Follow-up I: Remember that I said that high goals and expectations are needed to make any downtrodden or downspiraling program a success.

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

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So what happened — or didn’t happen, as it may — after the Cy-Hawk game Sept. 14 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames?

The Atlantic Animal Shelter would like to give a big thank you for the $1,000 donation made in remembrance of Pam Kuehl who was an avid animal love of both dogs and cats. The donation is much …

The Exira Fire and Rescue would like to thank all those that supported our open house fund-raiser. Big thanks to Audubon Cattlemen for doing the grilling.

Many things have been taking place in July, August, and September. Although we were short-staffed for a while, the workload never lessened! We have hired a Park Foreman, Kyle Welter, and we ar…

In 2016, nearly 45,000 Americans age 10 or older died by suicide. That’s an average of 123 suicides each day. Suicide warning signs include expressing hopelessness, threatening to hurt oneself…

One year later, here I am, still your friendly neighborhood sports editor at the Atlantic News-Telegraph.