When Odis Debolancy Dolton III moved to Abilene from Greenville, MS to attend Abilene Christian College, he probably did not realize the incredible impact he would have on the city. But ask anyone who knew him, and they would assure you that the man’s influence was profound. He worked for the City of Abilene for…

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If you were to look at the smile of Fred Morrell, you would just think everything was swell, but if you were to dig a little deeper and remove the veil, you would find out that Fred has been on a long hard journey, but he now sees a ray of hope and brighter days…

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Friday, July 16, 1926 – Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Jackie Morris Warmsley of Abilene passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019. A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 11:00 am at North’s Memorial Chapel. Jackie was born July 16, 1926 in Abilene, TX to Alberta and Don Heath Morris. Jackie was a…

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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