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Life with daughters is full of important questions. What’s the best way to provide for their education? How can we ensure that they grow up with a solid moral compass? How can we keep them from dating until my first hip replacement? While finding the answers to these inquiries is vital to the successful rearing of girl children, the most frequent, urgent, and fraught question of all in my household revolves around where we are going out to eat next. more
From providing companionship to keeping an eye-out for medical emergencies, emotional support and service dogs assist their handlers in a variety of ways. While both roles are vital for the … more
Greetings, I am writing about the Wall, and my take on it. I am worried about the strain on our “ALREADY” strained social welfare system where natural born and those who took the time to become American Citizens are being either cut back or unable to receive benefits that should be for them as Americans. If we continue to just let anyone more
A recent Facebook post showed an image of some elementary school students, hands over hearts, with a caption indicating that the school was “forcing them to stand during the National Anthem.” … more
Halloween is meant to be a fun festivity for all involved. However, for our furry friends, the holiday can turn into a frightful time. The tradition of trick-or-treating has long been a fun … more
WE all have them. Christmas stories, that is. Those that make you laugh and those that can make you cry. No matter the situation ‘tis the season of sharing those unforgettable moments. “LAST … more
“A blood donor saved my life; you can save lives, too,” that is what is on the front of the T-shirt that the Blood Center of East Texas will be giving away on Saturday, April 27, at the 23rd Quarterly Kilgore Community Blooddrive cosponsored by the Kilgore Rotary Club and our congregation. Behind the text is a rendering of a cross, making the T-shirt particularly timely, with the blood drive’s coming about one week after Good Friday and Easter. more
Last week we discussed making a home fire escape plan. Fire drills are done at schools and at business, now it is time to practice at home. Prior to practicing the home fire drill do the … more
There are times you just wish you could have been a fly on the wall to watch the interaction. Photos are floating around town of a bunch of fishermen from Kilgore and surrounding areas who took an annual trip to the Lakeview Baptist Camp in Lone Star. It seems odd that one of the first things on the agenda was to take a photo of three men sitting in lawn chairs outside the cabin making sign language depicting the three monkeys well known for hear-no-evil, see-no-evil and hear-no-evil. To give you a hint of how the rest of the weekend went those monkeys were Ronnie Hobbs, Reo Calendar and James Campbell. more
A full church with flowering poinsettias illuminated by flickering candlelight, echoing with a choir singing Christmas carols. Flawlessly-wrapped perfectly-chosen presents under a … more
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