Category: Point of View

“What is your favorite cocktail?”

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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

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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…