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 |  


Sometimes importantlessons come from themost humble of places

Sometimes importantlessons come from themost humble of places

I truly enjoyed the Byron Berline Bluegrass Band and the opening group that warmed up the crowd before them Friday night during the barbecue dinner fo...

August 29th, 2016 |  


We get what we put in

We get what we put in

I received an anonymous letter in the mail this week.I’m not sure if you’ve ever received an anonymous letter, but when you do, it immedia...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Citizen reflects on ‘Police Academy’

Citizen reflects on ‘Police Academy’

Chief Tim Murphy and Assistant Chief Tim Scott are on a mission. Their mission is to raise awareness of the professionalism of our Altus Police Depart...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Proceed cautiouslybefore releasing largenumbers from prison

Proceed cautiouslybefore releasing largenumbers from prison

More than a decade ago I had the opportunity to work on a reporter’s beat they called courts and cops.I was able to write about police, fire, re...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Check your facts America

Check your facts America

I cannot seem scroll down my Facebook news feed anymore without finding some form of dissent in at least one out of every five posts on my newsfeed.At...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Animal control is under funded

Animal control is under funded

Recently, it has been asked of the citizens of Altus to volunteer time and help supply donations for the Altus Animal Shelter which is run by the Altu...

August 16th, 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 |  


I found somethingnew that I can addto my bucket list

I found somethingnew that I can addto my bucket list

I tend to be an animal lover. I admire God’s handiwork and marvel at the beauty and interaction in nature.I believe we’re supposed to have...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Experience life’s next adventure

Experience life’s next adventure

In a little over a month, it will be five years since my wife gave birth to our beautiful red-headed baby boy, but it seems just like yesterday.I can ...

August 8th, 2016 |