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Happy birthday, Aiden

Today is my middle son’s 13th birthday. While I was going through photos for his birthday video a few weeks ago, I was reminded that in most of his hospital photos I can’t tell which is … more

October is for visiting

Someone pointed out the other day that there are only 15 weeks until Christmas. Well, 14 now, since that was last week. Last year I wanted to go to this Christmas event in Guthrie that was just right … more

Jesus is Lord!

There are some folks who have a really misguided idea of Jesus and who He is! Y’all remember the Ricky Bobby character; he certainly didn’t have a clue. I’ve referred to him a … more

Tough love!

Y’all ever been in one of those churches where everything was like eatin’ hot cobbler and ice cream? Some churches have taken it to a place where everything is done with a smile and we … more

Way!

Have you ever been workin’ on a piece of equipment and following the instructions for repair of something like a bearing on a combine or even a washing machine, and no matter how correctly you … more

Old man is gone!

A relationship with Jesus…Makes us new! The Old Man is dead! It isn’t just how you look on the outside – it’s who you are on the inside. Some may look it on the outside, … more

Why I never stood up

Do you know your future? It’s always amazing to me that some folks have all their physical things like who gets their earthly possessions, but haven’t made any provision for … more

I will be out of the office until June 17

I’m not one to make my personal life public unless I can make a joke out of it - but I’ve been trying to lose weight and diet and exercise are just too much to expect from me. So, … more

Do it for Christ!

For some folks, following Christ is difficult. It is simple really. Love Christ and love others. Jesus provides help in understanding in Matthew 25:35-36, 40, ‘For I was hungry, and you gave … more

One lost

I think I’ve told this before, but it is good. There was this rancher who picked up his phone and called his neighbor’s home phone. It was back before cell phones. He wanted to talk to … more

Weather safety is important

As I sit here looking out the window it looks like a storm is brewing. Now I know the weather radar says it’s not going to get us tonight but you just never know about Mother Nature, … more

Don’t hide your light

As I write this, rain is in the air. It is in the forecast. It’s much preferred to what we had a few years back with little to no rain. It seems like a good time for a rain dance. I’ll … more

Missin’ out

I stopped by the neighbors’ the other day. The Mrs. had lost somethin’ but couldn’t remember what it was. Well, after I had asked her about twenty questions, she finally remembered … more

The time I lost the vegetables

Sometimes my column is the hardest thing I write all week because no one tells me what to write. I stare at a blank screen at the last second trying to figure out something. Then, some parenting fail … more

Another school year has comes to an end

I cannot believe it’s the end of another school year. I now officially have a freshman in high school, a seventh-grader and a fourth-grader. It’s crazy how fast the years pass us by. In … more

WWII Airborne Demonstration Team gets ready for Normandy

Now that the Oyster Fry is over, it’s time to look at the next big event Frederick has to offer. I spoke with a man last week who called my office to ask about the WWII Airborne Demonstration … more

It’s Oyster Fry time again!

I’m hoping you have figured out it’s Oyster Fry time in Frederick. This event which goes back 30 years in our community, is a truly great time to be in Frederick. We have so many … more

Pay attention!

Have y’all ever been asked to be on the lookout for something that should be coming your way and you just flat out missed it? I recall many years ago there were commercials on TV about … more

My Valentine

Well, I looked on the calendar for February, and it looks like that St. Valentine’s Day is here again! Now, y’all know that cowboys and rednecks and such don’t much go in for making … more

Safety in Jesus

Some things to ponder… We might want to consider avoiding riding in automobiles. It is reported they are responsible for 20 percent of all fatal accidents. And while you are at it, don’t … more
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