Congress makes the final call

Congress makes the final call

Each year, Congress has the responsibility to pass a budget, and then appropriate funds in accordance with that budget to fund the federal government ...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Help the broken, the poor, the needy

Help the broken, the poor, the needy

“When he finally arrives, blazing in beauty and all his angels with him, the Son of Man will take his place on his glorious throne. Then all the...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Warmest thanks and gratitude expressed

Warmest thanks and gratitude expressed

Editor,On behalf of the entire Balque family, we would like to thank everyone who helped us during the passing of our loved one, Dorsin Balque. We are...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Affordable Care Act still law, Judge Neil Gorsuch likely will be confirmed to Supreme Court

Affordable Care Act still law, Judge Neil Gorsuch likely will be confirmed to Supreme Court

Regardless of your personal opinion about the Affordable Care Act, this week was quite a confusing time.Opponents to the law cited rising high premium...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Dream of chickens on the farm

Dream of chickens on the farm

Over the past few weeks I’ve been really thinking about buying a couple of chicks for the farm.I’ve wanted to do this for years but haven&...

March 25th, 2017 |  


It always pays to be nice to people

It always pays to be nice to people

I’ve spent a lot of hours in Altus, Oklahoma.When I was young my mother would take me to visit my grandma once a week and when I was a little ol...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Take time to toot your horn

Take time to toot your horn

I learned something recently that I didn’t know that I didn’t know. I’ll let you figure that out for a second.I had a Chamber member...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Have you ever tried to feed a dark horse?

Have you ever tried to feed a dark horse?

Have y’all ever tried to feed a dark horse? For a lot of folks, it’s hard to find a dark horse, much less feed him. And he doesn’t g...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers provided

Tulsa WorldMany children still notbeing tested for leadAlmost 40 years ago, Americans were made aware of a silent scourge, lead. It disguised itself i...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

One year ago we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide

On year ago, then-Secretary of State John Kerry formally designated the actions of ISIS as genocide.As part of that declaration he said: “[ISIS]...

March 19th, 2017 |