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REST IN PEACE JESSE C. FLETCHER

By DR. KRISTINA CAMPOS DAVIS
Director of Communications, Hardin-Simmons University

On June 14, the Hardin-Simmons University family lost one of its most distinguished and well-loved members, former President Dr. 1,037 more words

Tennessee deputy remembered as family man, friend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee sheriff’s sergeant fatally shot while responding to a call was remembered Tuesday in a ceremony that offered some closure after a 48-hour manhunt for the suspect charged with pulling the trigger. 435 more words

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Funeral scheduled Tuesday for slain Tennessee deputy

DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. — Services are set this week for a Tennessee sheriff’s sergeant who was fatally shot while responding to a call.

According to Taylor Funeral Home in Dickson, Sgt. 75 more words

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Uncovering the Continental Army in Morristown

Part of an ongoing series of about the Continental Army in Morristown, New Jersey. For the first post, click here.

“The smallpox has made such head in every quarter that I find it impossible to keep it from spreading thro’ the whole army the natural way.” 295 more words

Revolutionary War

On May 21, 1961

National Guard called to disperse several thousand whites threatening to set fire to First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Freedom Riders inside. 8 more words

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THE CHURCH: A PLACE FOR HOPE, LOVE

By MATTHEW BROYLES

In February I had the opportunity to travel to Bucharest, Romania, for a mission trip. One afternoon we took to see some sites and experience the culture we walked in an area of the city called Old Town. 671 more words

HSU HONORS PHIL CHRISTOPHER

(Article courtesy of Dr. Kristina Campos Davis, Director of Communications, Hardin-Simmons University.)

Dr. Phil Christopher, pastor of Abilene’s First Baptist Church, was honored with an honorary doctorate degree May 12 during graduation ceremonies at Hardin-Simmons University. 475 more words