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WE all have them. Christmas stories, that is. Those that make you laugh and those that can make you cry. No matter the situation ‘tis the season of sharing those unforgettable moments. “LAST … more
“A blood donor saved my life; you can save lives, too,” that is what is on the front of the T-shirt that the Blood Center of East Texas will be giving away on Saturday, April 27, at the 23rd Quarterly Kilgore Community Blooddrive cosponsored by the Kilgore Rotary Club and our congregation. Behind the text is a rendering of a cross, making the T-shirt particularly timely, with the blood drive’s coming about one week after Good Friday and Easter. more
Last week we discussed making a home fire escape plan. Fire drills are done at schools and at business, now it is time to practice at home. Prior to practicing the home fire drill do the … more
There are times you just wish you could have been a fly on the wall to watch the interaction. Photos are floating around town of a bunch of fishermen from Kilgore and surrounding areas who took an annual trip to the Lakeview Baptist Camp in Lone Star. It seems odd that one of the first things on the agenda was to take a photo of three men sitting in lawn chairs outside the cabin making sign language depicting the three monkeys well known for hear-no-evil, see-no-evil and hear-no-evil. To give you a hint of how the rest of the weekend went those monkeys were Ronnie Hobbs, Reo Calendar and James Campbell. more
A full church with flowering poinsettias illuminated by flickering candlelight, echoing with a choir singing Christmas carols. Flawlessly-wrapped perfectly-chosen presents under a … more
It’s time for another installment of “Things you should do before all you have to look forward to is your weekly sponge bath from Nurse Brickbat.” My most recent business travels took me to a conference in usually sunny Long Beach, California. I say “usually” because while I was there, the California sun was apparently still mourning the Rams’ loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII (not to mention Adam Levine’s shirtless halftime show) and was holed up in bed binging on Nutella and Netflix. more
Once thought to be extinct, crested geckos were rediscovered in 1994. Since their reemergence, the crested gecko’s easy-going personality and low-maintenance lifestyle has made it a popular pet … more
The season of Lent is quickly coming to an end, and the Easter Season will soon begin. Amid all the special services connected with the historical events of Jesus’s death and resurrection, we might easily lose sight of why they occurred, namely, that Jesus’s death and resurrection were for you! more
THE fellowship hall at First Christian Church once again became the runway showcasing the latest in fashion designs chosen from the world’s largest fashion market held in Las Vegas recently. The … more
A weekly article that will offer information concerning the Kilgore Fire Department and provide safety tips for home and family.An estimated 3,900 hotel and motel fires are reported in the U.S. each … more
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