June is Myasthenia Gravis awareness month. On June 11th, the Mayor will issue a proclamation recognizing this disease at the beginning of the City Council meeting. As the Leader of the Abilene Support Group, I ask for your support in spreading the word about this disease, and would welcome the opportunity to visit with you.…

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May 25th, 2009Today, North Korea said that it has conducted a nuclear test in violation of international law. It appears to also have attempted a short range missile launch. These actions, while not a surprise given its statements and actions to date, are a matter of grave concern to all nations. North Korea’s attempts to…

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WASHINGTON, DC- Today, May 21st, 2009 Congressman Randy Neugebauer and his colleague Rep. David Scott , introduced H.R. 2554, the National Association of Registered Agents & Brokers Reform Act . This straight-forward legislation will reform the current system of insurance agent licensing to streamline licensing for insurance agents and brokers who do business in more…

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Abilene Christian University honored some of the best and brightest of its students at May Commencement last Saturday, presenting special awards to 13 undergraduates and two graduate students. {{more}} The V.W. and Loretta Kelley Scholarship Award, awarded annually to graduating seniors for graduate study, was presented to Charrelle Coates, biochemistry major from Clarksville, Tenn., and…

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Abilene Christian University has again benefitted from a program created by ExxonMobil Foundation which supports higher education by matching donations made by ExxonMobil employees to a college or university. On May 8, Mr. Walter Buchholtz, public affairs manager of ExxonMobil Foundation, delivered the gift check of $139,380 to Dr. Royce Money, ACU president. {{more}}The matching…

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Editors Note: Rigsby spoke in April however I thought this might be a message that men would want to think about as we celebrate Father’s Day. I trust that you will have a great Father’s Day. Rick Rigsby spoke at Cooper High School to approximately 300 individuals, mostly men, but a few women were present.…

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Many decades ago people were concerned about how to meet their responsibilities in helping unfortunate children. Dedicated Christians in Abilene, Texas, explored interest in a home for these children. It was pioneers like B. A. Hayes, J. E. Epperson, J. C. Bristo, Hilly Walker, W. C. White, and Haven Miller, who made the dream come…

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