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The Bridal Experience

By Ray Warmsley, February 10, 2019 Another Joyous Convention Center event hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Ben and Lindsey Cotton was The Bridal Experience Bridal Show. I missed the opening, but all those beautiful young women caused me to wonder was there any young men left in Abilene.

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Three Simple Steps that Can Help You Achieve Your Financial Goals

Three Simple Steps that Can Help You Achieve Your Financial Goals (StatePoint) Americans have mixed emotions around financial planning, a new study suggests. But setting specific goals can help you achieve the financial outcomes you want. Forty-eight percent of individuals with specific financial goals say they expect to be in a much better place in…

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Christmas Miracles

“If you folks don’t shoot; we won’t either.”By: Jack Walker It was a considerably charming proposition if there was one to linger long enough in the raw December air of 1914. The Atmosphere’s description not only nippy because of the ever- anticipated wintry discomfort that the season accommodated but more so the devastatingly painful and…

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A New Face of Unity

The Unity Spiritual Service Center at 2842 Barrow Street in Abilene is now hosting a new Minister. Janet Ellis, who actually lives in Arlington Texas, and she comes to Abilene on the last two Sundays of every month to serve and inspire the congregation of the Unity Center, for their weekly Sunday service. [[more]] Reverend…

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Two McMurry Students Receive Dr. Sandra S. Harper Women’s Leadership Scholarships

Juniors Symphony Munoz and Chandi Chandler have been selected by McMurry University to receive the Dr. Sandra Harper Women’s Leadership Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. [[more]]The Dr. Sandra S. Harper Women’s Leadership scholarship was established in 2014 in honor of the inauguration of Dr. Sandra S. Harper as McMurry University’s 12th president. A $5,000…

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My Prayer for the United States of America

I must say I am completely surprised. I truly did not expect Donald Trump to be elected president. The next four years will undoubtedly be interesting times in the United States of America. I believe this is a time for prayer and I want to share with you some of the things I’m praying about…

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Why You Need to Try to Understand Other People’s Perspectives

If someone’s behavior or opinion seems completely absurd to you, you could tell them they are wrong or even idiotic. You could tell them they should stop thinking that way and see things your way. Or, on the other hand, you could start by trying to understand their perspective. You could ask them friendly questions…

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McMurry to Host High School Debate Contest

McMurry to Host High School Debate ContestMcMurry University will partner with the Abilene Independent School District in hosting the third-annual McMurry Honors Program Speech and Debate Tournament on December 2-3, 2016. {{more}}According to Seth Pietsek, speech and debate teacher at Abilene High and Cooper High, about 400 high school students from Texas high schools will…

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