News

Lovely Mornings To Enjoy

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66th Clothesline Fair Draws 32,000 Visitors

SQUARE DANCE CONTEST RENAMED FOR PEGGY PARKS

Subscriber onlyPRAIRIE GROVE -- The annual square dance performances, original craft vendors, food and music continue to draw thousands of people to the Clothesline Fair each year at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Continue reading...

Farmington Walk To Cure Benefits Diabetes Research

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Farmington's annual Walk to Cure Diabetes will celebrate its 13th year on Saturday, Sept. 16, and the community continues to come out to raise money to help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. Continue reading...

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Religion

Faith As A Force, An Anchor

Subscriber onlyIt always amazes me to run into folks who trust in make-believe and nonsense. I mean, how can they be so misguided? If you listen to them discuss what they believe, you wonder if they ever went to school. You question if they're able to think for themselves. You wonder who it is that has been thinking for them all these years, fellow airheads? At best, they have slogans for theology, bumper-sticker beliefs, or shallow examined creeds. They believe it! Why? Because they believe it! They substitute their opinions and feelings for solid beliefs. Their thoughts started as soft as as cotton candy, yet over time, these airy notions got fixed in their mind like solid cement--thoroughly mixed up and firmly set. Sadly, not grounded, not real; of no help. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Senator Upset At 'Grades,' 'Rankings' From Right-Wing Sites

IS THE CONDUIT FOR ACTION BULLYING SEN. JIM HENDREN OVER HIS VOTING RECORD?

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In Other Words, Don't Treat Us As Robots

Subscriber onlyYears ago I heard that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) found out that astronauts in space needed room in their work schedule for play or for absolutely nothing at all. Continue reading...

Educators Need A GGG Approach In Schools

Subscriber onlyYears ago 3G technology was a very desirable upgrade for cell phones. (The term 3G of course, simply meant third generation wireless technology). Today our phones utilize what the industry calls fourth generation (4G) technology, and the tech companies say they are on schedule for phones to be 5G perhaps as early as 2018. Continue reading...

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Sports

Lincoln Homecoming Maids

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Wolves Showcase New Fieldhouse

LINCOLN DEVELOPMENTS PROMOTE FOOTBALL PROGRAM

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Completion of the new Lincoln Football Fieldhouse adds up to one thing, a sure-fire sign the Wolves' program holds serious aspirations about competing to consistently reach the playoffs Continue reading...

New Athletic Training Programs Sprout Up At Lincoln

Subscriber onlyLINCOLN -- Things players and coaches have dreamed of in the past are fast becoming reality in the season of the unprecedented. Continue reading...

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Living

Faith As A Force, An Anchor

Subscriber onlyIt always amazes me to run into folks who trust in make-believe and nonsense. I mean, how can they be so misguided? If you listen to them discuss what they believe, you wonder if they ever went to school. You question if they're able to think for themselves. You wonder who it is that has been thinking for them all these years, fellow airheads? At best, they have slogans for theology, bumper-sticker beliefs, or shallow examined creeds. They believe it! Why? Because they believe it! They substitute their opinions and feelings for solid beliefs. Their thoughts started as soft as as cotton candy, yet over time, these airy notions got fixed in their mind like solid cement--thoroughly mixed up and firmly set. Sadly, not grounded, not real; of no help. Continue reading...

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