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Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 18th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s Light of Hope breakfast. Peter deSilva was the honorary chairman, and Sheryl and Terry Kincheloe served as the chairmen. Ann Stern was honored with the Light of Hope Award in recognition for her nearly 30 years as a CASA volunteer. The breakfast supports Jackson County CASA’s work as advocates for abused and neglected children under court protection.

Also featured in the May 18th issue of The Independent

Michael Moss II, Vaveca Moss, and Judge Jon Gray
Michael Moss II, Vaveca Moss and Judge Jon Gray
John and Carol Yorke
John and Carol Yorke



Saint Luke’s Foundation – 10th Annual Plaza 10K

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s 10th Annual Plaza 10K, a benefit for Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice, was held on September 13th. Participants were given the option to run virtually or…

Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

Park International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends was held on September 17th at the Boulevard Drive-In. Guests enjoyed beautiful classical music at the reimagined event which featured a pre-recorded…

A Few Of My Favorite Things By Heather N. Paxton

Joe Vaughan started collecting political buttons when he was still in grade school – and his collection has grown to include bumper stickers, leaflets, magazine articles, and other souvenirs of…

Jackson County CASA – CARnival for CASA

The Unity Village campus was the setting for Jackson County CASA’s 15th Annual CARnival for CASA, which was held on September 13th. From their vehicles, families could enjoy the spirit…