BY LEXI CHURCHILL CONTRIBUTING WRITER PHOTOS PROVIDED BY ERIN O’FLAHERTY, DAVID PICKERING AND MATT BOYD
Miss Missouri Erin O’Flaherty leaves a legacy of suicide prevention and LGBTQ pride.
Growing up, Miss Missouri Erin O’Flaherty did not practice her runway walk in heels or drown her curls in hairspray behind pageant doors. Instead, she sprinted down soccer elds […]
BY LEXI CHURCHILL CONTRIBUTING WRITER
PHOTOS BY LIZ SPARLING AND PROVIDED BY THE SCHELL AND KAMPETER FAMILIES
Weaving between the old wooden structures of the factory, a group of boys, BB guns in hand, tracked down rats. Among the hunters was Michael Kampeter, who would grow into the man who took the reins of the company […]
Written by: Lexie Churchill
J’den Cox hung from a tree, handcuffed and harnessed in. The timer was ticking. Unfortunately for his older brothers’ satisfaction, Cox’s expertise in escaping these situations had increased tenfold. After all, practice makes perfect. He broke the metal bracelet and got away, to the displeased looks of his elders. They liked to instill toughness early, but […]