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Rory Feek gives update on the hole in daughter Indy’s heart

on April 4, 2017, 6:59 AM / in People

By Sterling Whitaker Rory Feek’s daughter Indiana was born with a hole in her heart, and the father and daughter just got great news after a medical checkup. Feek posted to Instagram on Monday, revealing that doctors at Vanderbilt University in Nashville told him the hole appears to be getting smaller on its own. “…hole-in-her-heart checkup this morning at Vanderbilt. Closing. Thank […]

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Quote for Today April 4th

Quote for Today April 4th

on April 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.” Thomas Jefferson, letter to Colonel Charles Yancey (6 January 1816). Thomas Jefferson (April 13 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States (1801–1809). He was […]

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NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

on April 3, 2017, 8:25 AM / in NASCAR, People

Associated Press  /  FoxNews Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR’s second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78. Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard “a tough-as-nails racer” in a statement confirming his death, but gave no details. Ard won titles in what is now known as the Xfinity Series in 1983 and 1984. He won 22 races in […]

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Transgender actress: LGBTQ community ‘can be very grateful’ to Trump

Transgender actress: LGBTQ community ‘can be very grateful’ to Trump

on April 3, 2017, 7:44 AM / in Opinion, People

Accepting what is wrong and trying to make it right is a dangerous prospective. By DANIEL CHAITIN  /  Washington Examiner Transgender actress Alexandra Billings told fellow members of Hollywood and the LGBTQ community Saturday night that sermonizing to one another about gay rights does little to accomplish change. Instead, she said they need to “take courage” and talk to people […]

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What’s Next For Julian Assange? Wikileaks Founder Escapes Eviction Order As Guillermo Lasso Fails To Win

What’s Next For Julian Assange? Wikileaks Founder Escapes Eviction Order As Guillermo Lasso Fails To Win

on April 3, 2017, 6:29 AM / in International News, People

By SUMAN VARANDANI Julian Assange will remain in Ecuador as politician Guillermo Lasso, who vowed to kick the Wikileaks founder out of the country on condition of his victory in the presidential election, failed to win against the current leftist government. Late Sunday, Assange took to his Twitter account to “cordially invite” Lasso to leave Ecuador within 30 days. Assange has been living in the […]

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A letter from Lucy

A letter from Lucy

on April 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I read a quote this morning and wanted to share it with you this Easter week-end.  J.  C. Ryle  wrote the following:  “You see the  Eternal SON of GOD suffering, bleeding, agonizing, dying, in  order to pay your soul’s debt and make satisfaction for your sins…Nothing but CHRIST’s atonement on the cross can ever clear up these things… Your own…repentance, […]

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After ‘classy’ N.C. restaurant bans kids, critics fume — and reservations surge

After ‘classy’ N.C. restaurant bans kids, critics fume — and reservations surge

on April 1, 2017, 5:38 AM / in People

By Peter Holley  /  Washington Post Special thanks to Thomas When Should Kids Learn Manners; as well as parents The final straw was a little girl using an iPad with the volume on high, a device her parents refused to turn down despite repeated requests from the staff at Caruso’s, an upscale Italian restaurant in Mooresville, N.C. Yoshi Nunez, the […]

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Rick Warren

Rick Warren

on March 30, 2017, 9:20 AM / in People, Religion

Thirty-seven years ago today, a San Jose, California native with a divinity degree and a grand vision held the inaugural services for a new church in the foothills of Orange County. Without a building to call their own, the congregants worshiped in the theater at Laguna Hills High School. Although it was Palm Sunday, only about 60 people were in […]

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Nathan Pride wins Man of the Year award

Nathan Pride wins Man of the Year award

on March 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People

Former Judge Nathan Pride received the 2016 Man of the Year award at the Jackson Exchange Club’s 71st annual Man of the Year Recognition Dinner at the Double Tree Hotel Tuesday night. “A lot of those things they listed I was first at but I just I looked at it as a challenge,” Pride said. “The Lord puts things in […]

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Meet Saniya

on March 25, 2017, 8:25 AM / in People

When Saniya was 8 months old, her mom, Samantha, noticed that every once in a while, her left eye seemed to glow. Tests soon revealed that Saniya suffered from eye cancer. Saniya was found to have retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, doctors determined that Saniya’s left eye needed to be removed to stop […]

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Louis L’Amour

Louis L’Amour

on March 22, 2017, 8:32 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 22, 2017. One anomaly of our current politics is that the occupant of the Oval Office does not read books. This aversion came to light last summer as Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, and it came from the candidate himself. He has no time to read, Trump told Marc Fisher of The […]

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Gong Show host Chuck Barris dies at 87

Gong Show host Chuck Barris dies at 87

on March 22, 2017, 8:19 AM / in People

Game-show creator Chuck Barris died Tuesday at his home in Palisades, New York. He was 87. Barris cranked out a string of iconic shows starting in 1966 with The Dating Game, hosted by Jim Lange. In that show, young people questioned three members of the opposite sex who were hidden from view to determine who would be the best date. […]

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Quote for Today

on March 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Seven years ago and 9 more to go…. “The problem is that we now have de facto amnesty; whatever the on-paper law is, Washington isn’t deporting even a tiny percentage of the millions of illegals already here – or anything significant in terms of the numbers of new illegals arriving yearly. Aside from the illegals knowing that the likelihood of […]

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Quote for Today

on March 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I am convinced that those who will take action have been doing so and the rest – well, the rest will do as they have been doing, pushing their heads further down to ensure they DO NOT SEE OR HEAR what is happening in front of them. Sort of like those folks who are always sick and tell you about […]

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Rock legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Rock legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

on March 19, 2017, 8:50 AM / in People

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry died Saturday at his home in Missouri after lifesaving measures were unsuccessful, local police reported. He was 90 years old. Dubbed “the Shakespeare of rock ‘n’ roll” by Bob Dylan and the “alpha and omega of rock and roll” by former Rolling Stone editor Joe Levy, Berry ranks as perhaps the genre’s most influential […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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Kimberly Henderson, a new life….

on March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

  Special thank you to Bobbie for sending this to us…. a great story about life…. From Her Facebook Page  Two years ago today [March 15] I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays, and anniversaries. Well this date is forever burned in my brain. It’s a day […]

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Quote for Today March 14th

Quote for Today March 14th

on March 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin One of my students suggested this meant: There is a large difference between working on something with no purpose or dedication to achieving a goal, and actually acting on what you want to do and working with it until it comes to fruition. […]

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Quote for Today March 10th

on March 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“A limited democracy might indeed be the best protector of individual liberty and be better than any other form of limited government, but an unlimited democracy is probably worse than any other form of unlimited government, because its government loses the power even to do what it thinks right if any group on which its majority depends thinks otherwise. If […]

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Gracie McDowell to attend Union

Gracie McDowell to attend Union

on March 9, 2017, 7:54 AM / in People, State News

By MIKE CHRISTEN  /  Columbia Daily Herald For years, Gracie McDowell has dreamed of going to college. The 18-year-old Columbia Central High School student has spent hours thinking about what it would be like to live with other young people, all taking their first steps into adulthood. That dream seemed practically impossible for the senior, who lives with Russell-Silver syndrome, […]

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