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Falls Creek to Celebrate 100 Years in 2017: Centennial Celebration Committee announces Labor Day events
Nov17

Falls Creek to Celebrate 100 Years in 2017: Centennial Celebration Committee announces Labor Day events

DAVIS—In 2017, Falls Creek will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Plans to celebrate this milestone are in the works, including major events at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center on Sept. 2-3, 2017. The Falls Creek 100th Anniversary Celebration Committee, led by chairman Danny Ringer, Director of Missions for Beckham-Mills Association, has been meeting for months to plan various ways to recognize and celebrate Falls Creek’s...

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Physician-assisted suicide approved in Colorado
Nov10

Physician-assisted suicide approved in Colorado

DENVER, Colo. (BP) — Colorado voters overwhelmingly legalized physician-assisted suicide Nov. 8, joining five other states where similar laws already exist. The Colorado End of Life Options Act, on the ballot as Proposition 106, passed by a two-thirds margin, with 64.55 percent of voters, or 1,521,339 Coloradans approving the measure. Those who opposed it totaled 35.4 percent, or 835,355 voters, unofficial but complete returns...

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Marijuana legalization expands despite Ariz. stand
Nov09

Marijuana legalization expands despite Ariz. stand

NASHVILLE (BP) — Eight of the nine states with marijuana-related ballot measures Nov. 8 expanded legalization of the drug. Of the five states to consider recreational marijuana legalization for adults, only Arizona rejected it. California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada all voted in favor of legalization. “The medical marijuana Trojan horse continues to wreak its havoc across the nation,” said Barrett Duke, vice...

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With election over, prayer & grace urged
Nov09

With election over, prayer & grace urged

WASHINGTON (BP) — Donald Trump pulled off a startling victory with the support of four in five white voters who identified themselves as evangelical Christians, and Southern Baptist leaders called for prayer for the president-elect and grace toward others. Trump — the billionaire, celebrity businessman — completed his unexpected rise through the Republican Party and the American electorate to defeat Democratic...

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Heroic Blanchard police officer, member of Mustang, Chisholm Heights, saves life
Nov03

Heroic Blanchard police officer, member of Mustang, Chisholm Heights, saves life

Blanchard Police Officer Jordan Jones can now say he has saved a life. Early Monday morning, Jones pulled over a truck travelling at high speeds, according to KFOR-TV. However, as soon as the vehicle came to a stop, the driver exited the vehicle, running toward Officer Jones’ patrol car. Inside the speeding truck, Tina Costello was having a heart attack as her husband and daughter rushed her to the hospital. As soon as Jeff...

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Conventional Thinking: Election homework & help
Oct14

Conventional Thinking: Election homework & help

Have you ever studied so hard for a school exam that you were almost excited for the test day to come, because you knew the material so well you will ace it? If the 2016 U.S. Election were only about the presidential election, most voters would be more than prepared to cast their vote in November. I am afraid that many voters will receive a rude awakening when they come to the voting booth, having to consider many other candidate...

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