Channel 7 may or may not be on your side!


You`ve seen their ads on television.

{A quick clip of an attractive but not beautiful woman in a business suit. She radiates sincerity as she states, “It`s about the stories that affect you.” A logo and legend appear on screen: “7 on your side.”}

The ads for Channel 7 promise a lot – to bring you the news in a way that makes sense, along with traffic, weather and sports. And all of these services are performed with the promise that the best interests of the viewer are in mind. That viewer being… you.

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Overton players taking care of “Little Mustangs”

By Jimmy Isaac

OVERTON – A sign in front of an Overton High School doorway reads, “People will not always remember what you do or say, but they will always remember how you make them feel.”

I had encountered that statement before, but at no time did I see these words exemplified more than Saturday morning.

The Overton Mustangs football team was almost trudging into the varsity gym to watch the volleyball team in a game that morning. It was rainy and dreary outside, and the Mustangs were still smarting from a one-point loss to arch-rival Carlisle the night before.

But nothing could dampen the smiles I saw just moments later.

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