Author tells landmarks’ stories

One more time, we have a native writer who has published a book to entice readers who enjoy glimpses into the past. Gene L. Duke has compiled a unique look at scenes along the roads in this area of the nation — “Route ‘66’: May They Rust in Peace.” This volume is about the many […]

Prayer can prevent hasty decisions

Debra Whittington “Trust in the LORD… he shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6

Gardening results worth effort

Lynn Moncus For those of us who enjoy fresh produce, this is a special time of the year. This is the season during which we savor the real tastes of fresh fruits and vegetables, knowing we won’t have that opportunity again for another year unless whe know where a few greenhouses are located. Of course, […]

History gone with building

Lynn Moncus When we heard about the burning of the main building at Metropolitan Park, many of us were saddened because that park represented some of the happiest times of our youth. We recalled the fun we had there through the years and felt an emptiness caused by the loss of an old friend. A […]

Stay positive with your resolutions

By Lynn Moncus As we begin another year and another decade, we can but wonder what the future holds. We can always hope for the best and learn to take whatever comes along. We can even make plans if we so desire, or we can meet each day as it comes. We can look forward […]

Silence teaches us about inner selves

By Lnn Moncus “Silence is golden” is a statement most appreciated by people who have a low tolerance for noise and who like to spend much time in the wide open spaces. Those of us who grew up on the land and knew it before technology came into fashion understand each other when we say […]

Correspondence over distance can deepen friendship

By Lnn Moncus Although I see good friends every day, I also enjoy visiting with some of those who live at a distance, both via letters and by telephone. Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson is one such friend who now lives in Edmond, Okla., who writes wonderful letters and also has timeto laugh and reminisce on the […]

Does it matter how much we do or make?

By Debra Whittington The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with loving kindness have I drawn thee. Jeremiah 31:2 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. I Corinthians 1:9 Last week, Mark […]

09-26-07: Tuck’s Turf

Wow. What beautiful weather lately and we all need to take advantage of it while it lasts. Get your clubs and friends and enjoy the great weather. This is also a good of the year for course maintenance and to clean up from the summer. So, bear with us. And if you have any comments, […]

Amistad fall carnival and chili cook-off, Oct. 28

The Amistad community will hosts its annual Fall Carnival on Oct. 28. The event will begin in the Amistad school cafeteria at 5 p.m. with a chili cook-off and chili tasting, both red and green, to determine the area’s Chili King or Queen. Games will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the gym and will include […]