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Religious Reflections

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I was sittin' in the back row of a beautiful little church in a mountain town in the Rockies. I was there for the wedding of a daughter of good friends.

THE MAYOR BUILT FIRE TRUCKS

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David Abernathy is the mayor of Pittsburg, Texas. His father held the same position for 52 years.

Because He Loves Us He Has a Plan #1

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And Jesus started to talk to them in parables ----[ that is,] With compassion and illustrations. A man planted a vineyard, and put a hedge about it, and dug a pit for the wine press, and built a tower, and let it out [ for rent ] to vinedressers, and went into another country. [Mark 12:1 Amp.]

THE SAD STORY OF A SAN JACINTO HERO

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The daughter of a long dead and all but forgotten hero of the Texas Revolution unveiled a statue of her tragic father at a Galveston intersection on Oct. 20, 1938.

How to Create an Online Memorial for a Departed Loved One

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Dear Savvy Senior, My mother passed away last week, and because of COVID we didn’t have a funeral. I would like to create some type of online memorial for her so family and friends can express their condolences and share their stories.

December futures settle up 158 points for the week

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• Export Sales Lower Than Previous Week • Hurricane Delta to Impact Cotton Belt • October Crop Production Report and WASDE Released Friday • Report Lowered U.S. Production 19,000 Bales December futures faltered to 64.86 cents per pound last Friday but rallied to a fresh seven-month high when Monday came.

Record turnout for first day of early voting

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MARTIN COUNTY - Early voting began Tuesday and record crowds flocked to the polls. The most populous county in the state, Harris County, had a record 169,532 voters cast and mail in ballots on the first day of early voting.