It always pays to be nice to people

It always pays to be nice to people

I’ve spent a lot of hours in Altus, Oklahoma.When I was young my mother would take me to visit my grandma once a week and when I was a little ol...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Take time to toot your horn

Take time to toot your horn

I learned something recently that I didn’t know that I didn’t know. I’ll let you figure that out for a second.I had a Chamber member...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Have you ever tried to feed a dark horse?

Have you ever tried to feed a dark horse?

Have y’all ever tried to feed a dark horse? For a lot of folks, it’s hard to find a dark horse, much less feed him. And he doesn’t g...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Tulsa WorldMany children still notbeing tested for leadAlmost 40 years ago, Americans were made aware of a silent scourge, lead. It disguised itself i...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

On year ago, then-Secretary of State John Kerry formally designated the actions of ISIS as genocide.As part of that declaration he said: “[ISIS]...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Live life as Christ witnesses

Live life as Christ witnesses

If with heart and soul you’re doing good, do you think you can be stopped? Even if you suffer for it, you’re still better off. Don’t...

March 19th, 2017 |  


In difficult times it’s wise to take a moment to laugh

In difficult times it’s wise to take a moment to laugh

These are such serious times with people arguing heatedly about their beliefs, ready to fight at a moment’s notice and some even committing char...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Brand while the iron is hot

Brand while the iron is hot

Let’s talk about branding.There’s a lot of different ways to brand calves — electric, fire, or propane fired brandin’ pot. And...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Blank canvases are opportunities

Blank canvases are opportunities

It’s no secret that I like to create art. There’s something wired inside of me that enjoys throwing colors around and moving them into sha...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Things to do on spring break in Frederick

Things to do on spring break in Frederick

Let me just start by saying thank you again to the many people who volunteered and attended the oyster fry March 4.It truly was a fantastic day in Fre...

March 14th, 2017 |