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Odis Debolancy Dolton

February 1, 1956 –October 11, 2019 (Age 63) Odis Debolancy Dolton III, 63, of Abilene, TX, was called home by his Heavenly Father on October 11, 2019 in Plano, TX while being surrounded by family. Odis was born in Greenville, MS on February 1, 1956 to Odis Dolton Sr. and Jessie Mae Dolton. Odis is…

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Forrest Caton

Abilene – Forrest Low Caton, 68, left this earthly life for his eternal home on October 5th, 2019. Funeral services will be at 10 am on Tuesday, October 8th at Oldham Lane Church of Christ, 5049 Oldham Lane, with Rob Hailey and Murphy Rhoads officiating. Burial will follow at Round Mound Cemetery in Hamby, Texas.…

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Alma Zella (Amy) Nellums

Alma Zella (Amy) Nellums of Abilene passed away Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, at Hendrick Hospice Care Center.  Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, September 10, at 11 a.m. at New Light Baptist Church with burial to follow at Abilene Municipal Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Monday from 5 to 7 at North’s Funeral Home Chapel, as…

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November and other Elections

By Joe Starkey Who should I vote for? Should I choose a person whose face looks like mine? Should I choose a person that goes to my church? Or should I look very carefully at what the person says and even more carefully, at what the person does, to make sure that their standards and…

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The Ten Commandments – Are They Relevant for Today?

September 8,2019 9 pm By Dale Miller Peer Counselor Abilene, Texas             With all the social media available today it seems that getting the Word of God out in something more than a blurb or blip or sound byte, can be a challenge. Often folks just don’t agree with what your opinion is or even…

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Ted Cruz took issue with Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president, but he expected it to be worse

The U.S. senator spoke at the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival in an interview with MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes. BY ABBY LIVINGSTON While U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz expressed unhappiness Saturday with some of Donald Trump’s comments related to the president’s call with Ukraine’s leader, the Texas Republican emphatically pushed back against the Democratic movement to impeach the commander in…

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A Texas Woman Was Fatally Shot By Police In Her Own Home

Kimberly Truong InStyleOctober 14, 2019 On Saturday, a 28-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in her home in Fort Worth, Texas. According to NBC News, police were called for a welfare check on a residence with a door that was ajar when an officer opened fire on Atatiana Jefferson, killing her while she was…

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Nancy Pelosi addresses impeachment inquiry at Austin’s Texas Tribune Festival

Washington is in Austin this week for the annual Texas Tribune Festival. Author: Mari Salazar AUSTIN, Texas — The Paramount Theatre on Congress Avenue was filled with people curious with what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had to say on Saturday night, especially since she’s an important character in the Ukraine scandal facing President Donald Trump. Throughout the three-day Texas…

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West Texas Rodeo

By Joe Starkey Emily Hamrick of Anacoco, Louisiana earned herself a free pizza and a case of Bud Light in the barrel racing. She started out really fast but tipped over the first Barrel. She then very carefully and deliberately tipped over the second Barrel and followed this off by carefully laying down the last…

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Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger found guilty of murder in shooting of Botham Jean

Guyger shot and killed Jean, who was 26 and unarmed, in his apartment. She said she mistook Jean’s apartment as her own and thought he was a burglar. BY STACY FERNÁNDEZ AND JUAN PABLO GARNHAM OCT. 1, 2019 *Correction appended. DALLAS — A Dallas County jury found former police officer Amber Guyger guilty of murder Tuesday morning in the…

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