They say a teacher lives on through his students,  but in Mr. Rose’s case  it means that our students get to really live.   “Remember me?” I recognized the voice on the telephone right away. It belonged to Frank, my colleague, friend, and brother— from another mother. “Remember me?” “Of course, Frank. What’s up?” “I got…

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a joint session of the U.S. Congress on December 8, the day after the crushing attack on Pearl Harbor. “Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” He went on to…

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Bottom of FormAdonis Davis the hard hitting CB from Abilene Christian University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. Name: Adonis Davis  Height: 5’10 Weight: 181 Position: CB College: Abilene Christian University  Twitter: Adonis247playa Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it? • Bastrop, Texas, I love that it’s a small…

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The three chapters of Business Network International (BNI) located in Abilene hosted Wake-up Wednesday, a Chamber of Commerce Program. BNI’s mission is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals. Steve Black is the Executive Director…

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I visited with Tamara Wood and her husband, Jeremy, a few weeks ago. We discussed what life was like having a son with Autism. They also wanted to share a tool that has been very helpful to them in keeping their son safe. Alex is now a 13 year old middle school student. He was…

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Guyger shot and killed Jean, who was 26 and unarmed, in his apartment. She said she mistook Jean’s apartment as her own and thought he was a burglar. BY STACY FERNÁNDEZ AND JUAN PABLO GARNHAM OCT. 1, 2019 *Correction appended. DALLAS — A Dallas County jury found former police officer Amber Guyger guilty of murder Tuesday morning in the…

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Mainstream entertainment sports manifest behind bars as cut-throat global enterprises. Douglas Dean Jones, a non-violent offender has spent half of his life in ‘the system’, where football season has been his head of steam.             By self-proclamation, Jones is a “die-hard Dallas Cowboys and University of Texas Longhorns fan”, – in essence – per se…

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