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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

We’re here for a reason

One of my favorites…A Jesus followin’ cowboy friend of mine once lost his favorite Bible whilst he was out fixin’ fence. Some may have heard me tell this one before. He rode back to … more

On our knees

I strongly believe that standing with God should begin on our knees in prayer. Why aren’t we as believers doing our job at home, next door, across this nation, and around the world? What did … more

Old Charlie

Please enjoy a favorite from a few years ago… A while back, Old Charlie rode up to his mail box and found that he had a letter. There was no stamp and no return address! He had to go up to … more

Frederick busy season approaches

If you have read my columns in previous weeks or looked at the press releases in the paper you’ve noticed we elected some new board members recently at the Annual Banquet. You might be … more

It’s Oyster Fry time again!

This community of ours never ceases to amaze me. Whether we are volunteering, working or caring for one another, we do it 100%. Oyster Fry Saturday was no different. But first, let me take you back a … more

The ever-growing debt challenge

We have just a couple of things going on in town right now…you may have noticed! Amongst all of the end of school, athletic, Robotic, choir things that Frederick Public Schools are juggling, … more

Etiquette rules for concerts and other musical events

Let me just preface this column by stating that this is an opinion piece. The following advice is from my own experience attending music events either for my own children through their private music … more

The solemn mysteries of the ancient order of the deep

Soon he was seen strip[p]ed of his coat, seated on the platform with his back to the tarpaulin reservoir of water, with the grotesque barbers flourishing in the air their huge razors and … more

Avoid the splits and stand!

As we see all the things happening in this land right now, it makes one stop and think. Moral failure is becoming normal. That sad part of it is that it is legal! What is it going to take for America … more
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