Maxims provided to be flexible in tumultuous times

Maxims provided to be flexible in tumultuous times

During the tumultuous political campaigns of 2016 I followed the advice of my late father.“Son, never get involved in disputes concerning family...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Band members thankful for support

Band members thankful for support

Thanksgiving is over, the band is back from Hawaii and many of us have probably seen at least one television special or read a story that covered the ...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Give credit to the man in the arena

Give credit to the man in the arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Their view

Their view

Politics is still relatively new to me, but politics is not new for ministers. Obviously church politics is its own special variety of politics, but f...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Be careful this Tuesday

Be careful this Tuesday

I would like to remind the citizens of Altus that Tuesday is the first day of classes for Altus Public Schools.During these summer months motorists ha...

August 8th, 2016 |  


USDA is redefining organic

USDA is redefining organic

On April 7, 2016, the USDA proposed a new rule to redefine organic production through provisions on livestock and poultry practices.According to the O...

July 12th, 2016 |  


How do today’s sheep feel about the sheepdog?

How do today’s sheep feel about the sheepdog?

We have had a lot of tragedies recently. The senseless shooting of a up-and-coming singer, an alligator dragged away a small boy at a beach and almost...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 20th, 2016. |  


Suspicions confirmed about the IRS

Suspicions confirmed about the IRS

As intentionally spelled out in the U.S. Constitution in the first and arguably most foundational amendment, “Congress shall make no law respect...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Basketball, guns and money sounds like a country song

Basketball, guns and money sounds like a country song

There are a handful of very important things in the news recently.I was mulling over the top three — basketball, guns and money. It almost sound...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Will you or will you not?

How could someone with the assets of Prince NOT have a will?A judge has determined that Prince did not have a will and that his estate, estimated to b...

May 9th, 2016 |