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Odis Dolton – Chief Social Worker

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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Putting a Dark Place in the Rear View Mirror

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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Social media expertise pays off for ACU grad Ryan Cantrell

By Rowdy Riggins, June 6, 2019 Many young men grow up dreaming of playing in the major leagues. While most do not make it, ACU alumnus Ryan Cantrell (’11) is doing the next best thing. Cantrell, a Fort Worth native who earned a degree in broadcast journalism, works for the Texas Rangers as a social media coordinator where he…

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The Number One Stunner: GOAT Simone Biles Becomes 1st Person in History to Land Double-Double Dismount

Anne Branigin Here it comes: your regular reminder that Simone Biles is the most dominant athlete alive—and, at 22, the Greatest Gymnast of All Time. Biles made history again this weekend at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri, where she became the first person ever to land two twists and two somersaults coming off the…

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Indeed a Juneteenth Celebration

On June 19, 2019 at G.V. Daniel’s Center was the place to be. No whiskey, wine, beer or drugs, just a plane ole people get together and neighborhood reunion over good BBQ, drinks, fresh air and wholesome conversation. People from all walks of life, different churches, and skin tones were there. Of course, duty called…

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Abilene’s Juneteenth Celebration

Throughout the years there have been Pastors who have taught bible study at G.V. Daniels Center. Their efforts are greatly appreciated. However, currently every Wednesday the bible study group is being taught by Pastor James Webb. Even though the teaching of God’s word has touched and enriched the lives of those attending, last year God…

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