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Event brings back memories of teams success in sports

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 9:17 am

High school athletics have been a huge component for many through the years. And for the communities in Lincoln County, the exploits of the young men and young women in the field or on the courts have seen many successes. I have been privileged to witness many of these successes. On a recent night, I attended and documented (through the paper) a recognition ceremony for the first girls team from

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  • Would you like prayer with that? Drive through please

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Drive Thru Prayer 2

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  • Show choir invitational special event for community

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:11 am

    I hope you went out to the Troy Buchanan High gym on Valentine’s Day if not for a full day but at least part of the day. Troy Buchanan served as host to their annual Show Choir Invitational. This brought together some of the top show choirs in the Midwest. As hosts, Soundwave and Express choirs from high school and Tonali-T from Troy Middle School couldn’t compete but they were

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    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:55 am

    At this time I’m torn in two very different directions, both having to do with loved ones. On February 14, 2015 my great grandmother celebrated her 100th birthday! It’s such a hard milestone to hit and for my great grandmother it’s an even bigger accomplishment that she is still able to live at home by herself and still loves to cook daily. She is sharp as a tack, insists on

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  • Next step in the fight against ISIL risky

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:54 am

    James Foley, Steven Sotloff, Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller. Those are the four Americans who have died while in captivity of ISIL. The first three were beheaded and the official cause of death of Mueller has not been determined. Her captives say she was killed in a Jordanian air strike. Mueller had been in captivity since August 2013 when she was abducted while leaving a hospital. She had been working

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    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:34 am

    When I was in college at Mizzou, a long, long time ago, I had a double major of English education and philosophy. I loved my philosophy classes and admired the heck out of my philosophy professors. One of my professors posted the following hypothetical: Imagine that you are married to your absolute dream man or woman. Everything is perfect about your relationship. And I mean perfect. And I mean everything.

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