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Archive for January 2009

Are We Living Dr. Kings Dream?

Yesterday: What it was likeI was born on November 7th, 1948 in Marango County, Alabama.My Mother often told me of my birth and where I was born. I was born on the Tolbert plantation. The Tolbert’s place had been passed down for generations since slavery times. My mother’s family was allowed to live there, in…

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Mandy Pink

Mandy Pink, formerly Mandy Dillard, passed from this life December 29, 2008, after a long fight with diabetes and Parkinson ‘s disease. She was 85 years old. {{more}}Services will be held 9:00 a.m. Friday at the Minda Street Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas with Dr. Anthony Roach Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the…

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Done Deal’ delayed by Angry Residents

Teneska officials breezed into Sweetwater confident that they had a “done deal” with the county commissioners to approve a 75% tax rebate for a coal plant to be built on the edge of Nolan County. What they got was a standing room only crowd of angry residents of both Nolan and Fisher County. After the…

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It’s Unique

Where can church members go to satisfy their taste buds after that spirit filled sermon, especially when the pastor starts getting hungry and mentions going out to eat? The congregation starts picturing their favorite foods and make plans to eat with friends after church. {{more}}There is a new restaurant in town, Unique Food & Grill,…

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Black Leadership Conference slated for Feb 6th and 7th

The Black Leadership Council of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin invites you to attend our first annual Black History Month Leadership Conference. This is the first Minority Leadership Conference of its kind to ever be held at U.T.P.B. {{more}}The theme of our conference is SET YOURSELF FREE: crossing the borders of race,…

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Hope For The New Year

Ephesians 5:15“Be very careful, then, how you live not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s Will is.” {{more}}On Wednesday night at 11:59 pm, over one billion people all across the world will be watching as…

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Long Time Civic Rights Leader Remembered

Had memorial services. This is how some remembered him. Curtis Robinson said “he was a great warrior and it all started years ago on Ash Street.” Marilyn Miller said “16 or 17 years ago when she was looking for a job, Claudie Royals gave her a great recommendation.” Mrs. Camille Parrish — Claudie Royal’s favorite…

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In commemoration to Mr. Claude Royals.

It is a reminder to our community of the many years of outstanding, bold and enthusiastic leadership he exhibited. He was, in my sight, a man to be admired and exemplified. He embraced me at a time in my life wherein I was very fragile and when most would have walked the other way, he…

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Caring for Ailing Spouse May Prolong your Life

Caring For Ailing Spouse May Prolong Your Life To give is better than to receive, a recent University of Michigan Psychological Science study has revealed, as older people who cared for an ailing spouse for at least 14 hours a week lived longer than others in the study who did not. {{more}}”These findings suggest that…

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