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Archive for May 2009

Everybody calls someone Mama

Everybody calls someone Mama. In the case of Mrs. Bessie May Sadler-Legrand there were 16 children that called her mama. She and her husband Junus had 16 children. That is 16 children with the same mama and the same daddy. I talked with Lafayette, who is the youngest of the 16 and I asked him,…

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Holiday Hills Clean-up

On April 25th in the Holiday Hills Community within the city limits of Abilene, a successful venture was undertaken and completed. A neighborhood clean up was conducted, organized by Robert Lilly, a local community coordinator and ACU student, and made possible by the resource support of Brad Carter and CCC . {{more}} Another important group…

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Together Forever conference to be held in Abilene

Leo Godzich, founder and president of NAME, the National Association of Marriage Enhancement and host of the international marriage conference will be in Abilene, Texas on May 15th through May 17th. The purpose of Mr. Godzich’s visit is to help all people in their marriages, but particular those that are having difficulties. Godzich has written…

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Minister’s Sons Graduate

On May 9, 2009 two local minister’s sons will graduate in the same Commencement Exercises in Behrens Chapel at Hardin-Simmons University. Richard D’Lamark Green; son of Rev. and Mrs. Richard Green and Terrence Brandon Penns; son of Rev. and Mrs. Andrew Penns will participate in Commencement Exercises along with 250 other graduation candidates.Although they are…

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West Texas Tribune is four years old

This month the West Texas Tribune turns four years old. During that time many stories have been written. Many miles have been traveled in order to bring you this paper. The paper started as a dream. That’s really how most things start — with a dream and ultimately some action. Today, we want to thank…

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Letter to the the Editor-Filthy 15

The NRDC compiled a list of the 15 worst states in respect to pollution that will be brought on bythe construction and operation of new coal plants. “The Filthy 15”, as they are called, are the 15 states that have the most pollution incoming along with new coal facilities.Texas ranks number one. That is not…

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This Week in Abilene

Museums, Attractions & Galleries Frontier Texas! – 625 N. 1st – 437-2800 – Open Daily – See what everyone is talking about; The great gun exhibit: “The Guns That Won the West“Abilene Zoo – 676-6487 – Nelson Park-Highway 36 and Loop 322Center for Contemporary Arts – 220 Cypress St. – 325.677.8389 – Through May 30…

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