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SAY WHAT? CURSIVE BACK?

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury The news that cursive handwriting is returning to elementary school curricula is being roundly applauded, perhaps equal to ovations that welcomed Dolly back to Broadway. Some of us thought cursive instruction had been “written off” in recent years, replaced by fingers fleeting across tiny keyboards on iPhones, iPads and such. No one is more

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NATURE AND SPIRITUALITY

The public is invited to take a stroll through the Lake Kirby Nature Park, followed by a time of spiritual reflection, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. The program is a collaboration between Matthew Broyles, minister to emerging adults at First Baptist Church, and Rick Hammer, associate professor of biology at Hardin-Simmons University, and a member of the West

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SEED PLANTING AND NEW LIFE

By LORETTA FULTON “It’s going to be a really good day,” Amy Wilson Feltz predicted as she ended a brief service before the work began. Saturday, April 20, marked the seventh year for the spring planting of seeds in the Aldersgate United Methodist Church’s community garden, located on the corner of S. 19th and Amarillo streets. It was also Holy

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