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Thursday prep volleyball summaries — Aug. 27

Texico 3, Lubbock Christian 0 Lubbock Christian    8    14    16 Texico    25    25    25 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 16, Brianna Reyna 14. Blocks — Gannon 1, Reyna 1. Digs — Audrey Wren 8, Kaylee Miller 5, Micah Pinnell 5, Reyna 5, Jaden Stephens 5, Gannon 4. Aces — Wren 4, Gannon 3, […]

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Three friends deserve praise in foiling attack

This is heroism — done with a combination of courage, determination and gut instinct. And it’s a good example for all Americans to study in this age of terror. Three vacationing Americans aboard a fast train hurtling through Belgium on its way to Paris foiled a heavily armed man, preventing a potential terrorist attack on […]

McManigal: Liberty only lost when given up

How well do you think it would work if a bureaucrat in Washington D.C. controlled your thermostat? If they cared to, they could check the current temperature and humidity to decide whether they would turn on your air conditioning or heating. More likely, they’d just guess by region, if they bothered doing anything about your […]

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Mom was a blessing

By Curtis Shelburne Religion columnist On Aug. 15, 2015, Wilma Jean (Key) Shelburne, my mother, would have been 100 years old. Now this gets dangerous. As an English major, I’m delving into what for me is higher math. But Mom passed away in 1992, over 23 years ago. Amazing that it’s been that long. She […]

Wealth shouldn’t turn our eyes from God

By Judy Brandon Religion columnist Last week I was reading a Pew Research Poll. The poll was conducted in 39 countries and the results found that many people around the world think it is necessary to believe in God to be a moral person. It is interesting to see that the idea that one must […]

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