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Never Too Late to Pray for America

Have you ever been so beset by anguish, fear, or grief that you unconsciously dropped to your knees, interlocked your fingers, and began to pray? Even for people who never embraced religious faith, that instinct seems cemented deep in their souls.

My new hero

Definition of the word “hero” usually involves courage and sacrifice above and beyond the normal threshold. Classic meaning of hero is a “warrior that lives and dies in the pursuit of honor,” and fights with “brilliancy, efficiency, and ingenuity.”


The American Legion Post 53 has been in recruitment mode for our Boys State. Robert Farris, our Second Vice Commander, has been in contact with our local schools, recruiting both boys and girls for Boys State.

Glorified Babysitter

“Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” This is a famous line from George Bernard Shaw’s play Man and Superman, and some people often use it to denigrate the profession of teaching.


Steel Magnolias debuted as a stage play in 1987, followed by the film two years later. Since then, it has been produced throughout the country numerous times. Seeing it on the stage today is like dusting off a book you have read before and reliving the experience.


US speeds up Abrams tank delivery to Ukraine war zone

The Pentagon is speeding up its delivery of Abrams tanks to Ukraine, opting to send a refurbished older model that can be ready faster, with the aim of getting the 70-ton battle powerhouses to the war zone by the fall, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Biden signs measure nullifying DC criminal code revisions

President Joe Biden on Monday signed into law legislation nullifying the recent overhaul of the District of Columbia criminal code, but the fight between Congress and local lawmakers is continuing.

Los Angeles schools shut down as staff strike for better pay

Thousands of service workers backed by teachers began a three-day strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday, shutting down education for a half-million students in the nation’s second-largest school system.

Trump’s potential indictment caps decades of legal scrutiny

For 40 years, former President Donald Trump has navigated countless legal investigations without ever facing criminal charges. That record may soon come to an end.