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Will Rogers died in a plane crash on August 15, 1935, near Point Barrow, Alaska. On August 16, 1935, in New York City, Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers recorded “I Want to Be a Cowboy’s …

It began its life with us as a normal blue car.That summer, my family packed up the blue car and off we went for our vacation. I was a teenager, and we were headed to Yellowstone National Park. A …

The 2021 Legislative session has come to an end with the ceremonial drop of the hankie for “Sine Die.” We won’t be gone for long, as legislators will be returning to Tallahassee in a few short …

I stood in line behind a young lady at the “Just Love Coffee Café” in Nolensville, Tennessee, trying to get a better look at the tattoo running down her left forearm… without looking like I …

Responding to recent articles in The Star regarding student loans and proposals to “forgive” the same, a review of facts is in order.First, it’s crucial to understand that student loans are …

There are tremendous advantages to growing up in a small town. For one thing, it doesn’t take long to get from one end of it to the other.Now, you might not think that a big deal… But if you had …

It’s remembered as a famous party that happened long, long ago. I bet you’ve heard or read about it.Actually, it was probably a great big, blow-out family celebration, not just with uncles and …

Do you compare yourself to other moms?When you see their family photos on social media with their perfectly-dressed, smiling children, do you wonder how do they do it? Why do their lives seem so …

The first bit of “story telling” I can remember was about a dog and a bone. This wayward hound was crossing over a small stream on an equally small bridge (the Childcraft book had pictures) …

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, …

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding water of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers felt like a legal gut punch. In dismissing the Florida v. Georgia case, the …

Call me old fashion.Outdated. A dinosaur who somehow escaped the tar pit. And sure, I hear the comments. The game is too slow. The pitcher takes too long to deliver the ball. The batter steps …

The dying words of any man are significant — much more so when they belong to Christ. Jesus made seven statements on the cross. One has become the subject of many Easter sermons: “My …

Week 4 has come to a close and it has been a busy one. I started the week off in the select committee on pandemic preparedness and response, where we heard from business associations and …

It would appear, based on the stories making news these days, that the younger generations among us are hell bent on revolution - but not the kind that gave us the Constitution and a way of life that …

One Easter Mom dressed me, Leon and David Mark just alike. Good golly Lord America! It was like one of those Egyptian plagues! Leon was 12, I was seven, and Dave was 18 months younger. Black …

This past week has been a busy one for the House Energy and Commerce Committee. On Monday, the full committee met to discuss the future of our nation’s infrastructure and economy. Committee …

It’s known by several names: The Triumphal Entry, Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week. But this coming Sunday also celebrates the Coronation of Christ - the moment Jesus agrees to be …

Thank you for giving me the honor of serving as your state senator. The 2021 legislative session officially started the first week of March with a joint session of the legislature. Every year, …

Congress voted on several bills this week, including the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021 and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021. Both bills included some …

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