Undoubtedly, most have heard the old adage: “Kill two birds with one stone.” For our purposes we will replace the birds with two women and the stone will represent a troubled, hurt and hardened heart transformed through the Love of Christ Jesus. John 14:1 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also…

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The 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration was held on Monday, January 20th at the Abilene Convention Center. The theme was “be the change you wish to see in the world” by Mahatma Gandhi. The Master of Ceremonies was chief of police Stan Standridge. The keynote address was given by Colonel Todd A. Bean of…

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Prisoner in Texas Panhandle Vows Vision for Fighting Voice It’s speculated, for reasons that are both subtle and distinct, incredibly high numbers of neglected, abused and exploited children are still fighting to escape an abysmal situation that almost no one knows they’re at war with every day. Charles Kelly Adams can empathize. He was once…

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The San Angelo NAACP Unit 6219 held a special celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday celebration.  A packed room at the RiverView Restaurant welcomed presentations from members of the ASU NAACP Collegiate Chapter who presented background on Dr. King’s legacy with a focus on speeches that talked about forgiveness.  Following these…

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Lesli Andrews, Director of Community Services for the City of Abilene updated the Abilene Black Chamber on Community Services. The City of Abilene provides many services and opportunities through their Community Service Division. If you are a Senior Citizen there are many activities and services available that ranges from Medical Transportation in the city to…

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The local chapter of the NAACP is in the process of being reactivated in the City of Abilene. The NAACP had a presence in Abilene for many years. When Petty Hunter, the president, became ill several years ago, the chapter lost its charter. The reactivation drive is being spearheaded by Dr. Morris Baker, a retired…

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When Odis Debolancy Dolton III moved to Abilene from Greenville, MS to attend Abilene Christian College, he probably did not realize the incredible impact he would have on the city. But ask anyone who knew him, and they would assure you that the man’s influence was profound. He worked for the City of Abilene for…

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If you were to look at the smile of Fred Morrell, you would just think everything was swell, but if you were to dig a little deeper and remove the veil, you would find out that Fred has been on a long hard journey, but he now sees a ray of hope and brighter days…

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