November 2017

Letter to the editor: Answers in Scripture

    

The quick answer of why does fake news still fail is simply honesty always prevails. President Trump’s mass mandate really was genuine. The 2016 election was not hacked by Russian aliens after all as CNN’s producer admitted on June 27 (that the Russian hacking antics was merely just more fake news). It is truth not […]

Why would anyone want to shop on Thanksgiving Day?

    

Let’s face it – buying Christmas gifts is work. Many years ago, some stores started opening at 6 a.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving. That is now called Black Friday. There were only two good reasons to get up that early on a holiday to go shopping. One was if you wanted an item that […]

Steps can be taken to minimize destruction of homes by fire

    

California has long been plagued by wildfires.  This year the wildfires were particularly deadly with over 40 people killed in last month’s wildfire in Northern California.  Dry and windy conditions made the fires difficult to fight and contain.  Even though more than 10,000 firefighters from California and surrounding states worked around the clock, one early […]

Boys Will Be Boys and the Hypocrisy of Washington, D.C.

    

It is always interesting to see how current events play out from the viewpoint of the New Yorker.  In their lead article for November 20th. the title is “Autumn of the Patriarchy.” It begins with saying that writers for the New York Times and the New Yorker have made plain in their recent reporting on […]

Christmas is really about a relationship

    

Dear Titus the Honorable and Cohen the Goodhearted, Christmas is coming! This is an exciting time of the year for the Moores as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Very soon, the family will ask what I want for Christmas. I will tell them I don’t need anything, and then they will go […]

OU clinches a spot in the Big 12 title game; WVU next

    

Will having a Big 12 Championship game help or hurt No. 3 Oklahoma? The Sooners (10-1, 7-1 in the Big 12), who sit alone atop the conference standings, play West Virginia (7-4, 5-3) at 2:45 p.m. Saturday in Norman. Last Saturday, OU swept past Kansas 41-3 while the Mountaineers fell to Texas, 14-28, in West […]

KU game may affect bowls?

 

Despite a valiant comeback effort, the No. 18 Oklahoma State Cowboys fell at home to Kansas State, 40-45 – ending hopes for a spot in the revived  Big 12 Championship game. Oklahoma will face either Iowa State or TCU in the Big 12 title match. The Cowboys will host hapless Kansas (1-10, 0-8 in the […]

Murray falls sick; TU closes Saturday

    

Tulsa Oilers head coach Rob Murray had quite a scare last Friday night during the Oilers game at Quad City. The coach collapsed behind the bench and had to be taken from the ice on a stretcher. An official with the Oilers, who wished to remain anonymous, said Murray was treated for a pulmonary embolism […]

Silver Dollar City in Branson goes all out for Christmas

 

BRANSON, Mo. – Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas has been expanded with 1.5 million more lights (a total of 6.5 million) with light displays nine stories tall. A new feature in 2017 is Christmas In Midtown Light Spectacular. The festival features an evening light parade, two Broadway-style original musical productions, a 5-Story Special […]