Author Archives: Loretta Fulton


By JIM NICHOLS It has been said that sometimes you write what you need to read yourself. Here goes. There are two linked pieces to my thinking here. Consideration of them causes me to talk to myself and the conclusions boil down to just a few words. Unfortunately, though this conclusion consists of minimal words, they are functionally difficult for

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Hardin-Simmons University professors Dan Stiver and Tom Copeland will be guest speakers for the November meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council at noon Tuesday. Topic is “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.” The public is invited to the meeting, which begins at noon in Gerhart Hall at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest,

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By DANNY MINTON Gladys May Aylward wanted to be a missionary to the Chinese people, but it was the 1930’s, and the world was engulfed in unrest.  Besides, she was a woman, a small woman with no language skills in any Chinese dialect, and no credentials to merit anyone sponsoring her efforts in wanting to go. But Gladys longed to

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