Author Archives: Loretta Fulton


By DARRYL TIPPENS On Monday I watched with dismay as the fires consumed the nave of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. I have had the pleasure and joy of visiting the cathedral twice. Of many beautiful churches I have visited over the years, it’s easy to say no other church in the world is quite like the Cathedral

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Following are links to stories in the Reporter-News written by Loretta Fulton about the Holy Week Luncheon Series. A new story link will be posted each day, along with the name of the speaker. Monday: Speaker Phil Christopher Tuesday: Speaker Ben Siburt                 Wednesday: Speaker Cliff Stewart   Thursday: Speaker

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By LORETTA FULTON The last time John Whitten recalls being in a play, he was in elementary school. The next time will be a little more challenging. Whitten is portraying Jesus in the Easter pageant being staged by Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. The production began over the weekend and continues April 18-20 at the Abilene Convention Center. “It’s very humbling,

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IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury It was bound to happen, and finally, it did. I overheard the words “artificial intelligence” and “fake news” mentioned in the same sentence. Maybe we need more “real thing” topics.  Coca-Cola sold gazillions of its products with its “real thing” claim years ago. During our youth, we placed great trust in mass media news,

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