Temperatures are cooling and kickoff time for high school football is finally here.
After weeks of practicing in the sweltering summer heat, football players will don their pads tonight as an army of band members, cheerleaders and parent volunteers add that touch of magic that makes football season so special.
August 28, 2009|
By Jessica Jordan and and Brandee A. Thomas
The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.