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At my request, a friend suggested a column about inflation’s effect on interest rates. I did not think the Bible addressed that, so I countered with the morality of high interest rates. The banker … more
At the close of 2017, the East Texas area ranked first in the nation for cases of the flu. My toddler and I contributed to this prestigious recognition. The prevalence and power of viruses and … more
We all have friends that no matter the miles or the years between the last contact when the going gets tough they are there to help see you through. It was in the year 2002 a couple of friends met … more
This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 17. Whether you are Irish or not, there is a temptation to take part in St. Patrick’s Day celebrations wherever found. The “wearing of the … more
About 400 people are struck by lightning each year and there are about 55 deaths per year based on a 30 year average. Lightning can strike even when the thunderstorm is 5 to 10 miles away. If you can … more
I would like to share my appreciation to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Tx. The care I received was outstanding from beginning to end. The entire staff and Dr. Rama Nayini … more
AWAKENING TO THE SOUND of birds singing seemed natural on a sunny spring day. A smile crossed my face and I felt quite blessed and then it registered…this was Good Friday, the day HE was nailed to … more
H.L. and Lyda: Growing Up in the H L Hunt and Lyda Bunker Hunt Family as Told by Their Eldest Daughter Margaret Hill, Author, Jane and Burt Boyer, Author August House Publishers (276p) ISBN … more
The semicolon and I got off to a bad start. I was an insecure teenager sitting in typing class wondering why this obnoxious little punctuation mark deserved one of just eight coveted spots under my … more
THOSE Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer are supposed to be upon us but with the whirlwind of back-to-school activities and last minute vacations, the atmosphere in this community is far from lazy. At … more
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