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A Day Made for Mary Cooksey

By LORETTA FULTON The Grace Museum decked out in elegance, a marquee style CONGRATS sign topped with black and silver balloons, a professional photographer snapping party pics–it all added up to gala occasion. “Mary Cooksey Day in Abilene, Texas” was certainly that. A proclamation from the mayor’s office–read by the mayor himself–made it official. Jan 27, 2022, was designated as

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  An AmeriCorps VISTA position is available through the United Way of Abilene to work with the Texas Homeless Network. The job pays $12,000 for the one-year position. Preferred qualifications are a bachelor’s degree and experience in homeless services, project management, communications, and/or nonprofit organizations. Responsibilities include collaborating with local homeless coalition and other stakeholders to identify community needs and

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