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AAC MEETS JANUARY 22

The Abilene Association of Congregations has an excellent speaker lined up for its Jan. 22 meeting. Bob Delony, a former homicide detective for the Houston Police Deparment, teaches criminal justices courses at Abilene Christian University and works part-time for the ACU Police Department. Bob’s wife of 48 years, Dr. Mikee Delony, is chair of the Department of Language and Literature

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LIVES STARTING OUT AND FINISHING UP

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury At neither occasion is humor expected, but when it’s an added bonus, the comments eliciting laughter are the ones most remembered. Current examples were separated by some 50 miles and 74 years. Both were in churches–at a memorial service in Farmers Branch and at a parent-child dedication in Burleson. There were many smiles–and some

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BROWN HITS HOME WITH WITH ‘BLACK DIGNITY’ PRESENTATION

By LORETTA FULTON Growing up, Austin Channing Brown was curious about her first name. Her mother told her that “Austin” was her grandmother’s maiden name. Not satisfied, Brown pushed her mom, wanting to know why her mother chose the name, not just family history. Her mother’s answer hit with the force of a sledgehammer. The name  was selected from a

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SCHOOL AND CHURCH BELLS RINGING

  By LORETTA FULTON The aroma of poppy seed chicken coming from the kitchen at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. The impressive Parade of Flags at Abilene Christian University’s opening chapel. McMurry University’s chaplain urging students to email her with prayer requests. All are signs that a new year of campus spiritual life has kicked off at Abilene’s three church-affiliated universities.

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