Category: Point of View

“What is your favorite cocktail?”

compiled by Adina Fleeger

Whether it is the crisp refreshment of a soda, cold bite of a good beer, or the tang of a fine wine, Southwest residents have varied tastes in their drinks of choice. Any meal can be transformed with the correct pairing, and we wanted to find out which go-to drink is favored by locals.


“What is your favorite cocktail?”


“When I’m dining out, I like to order a margarita. At home, I like to drink red roscato wine from Italy.”

Derek Wiedenhoeft

Dr. Phillips

Point of View

compiled by Adina Fleeger With new shoes to buy, fresh haircuts to show off, and perfect first-day outfits to pick out, there is a lot of anticipation surrounding the first day of school, and just as much mourning over the last days of summer break. Southwest residents — adults and children alike — share their…

“What are you thankful for?”

– compiled by Adina Fleeger – As the temperatures drop into the 70s with a slight crisp to the air and pumpkin-flavored treats flood local stores, families prepare for the one day of the year that inspires grateful hearts and full bellies. Whether it is the small things — like not having to trudge through…