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1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthood

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood.

Southern Baptist leader vows action against abuse crisis

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and

ET teen reels in $12,500 for college

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Weston Reynolds, a 2019 graduate of Huntington High School, was recently awarded the 2019 Dr. James Earl Kennamer academic scholarship by the National Wild Turkey Federation. The $10,000 scholarship, sponsored

For the Record

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Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Friday included: POLICE Thursday 5:11 p.m.: Issac T. Grant, 33, of Terrell

Do You Remember?

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10 years ago A Paris man died as a result of a gunshot wound from his own pistol during a dispute with another Lamar County resident over a woman, sheriff’s

Blotter Briefs

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Bus ride leads to arrest Cumby PD was dispatched to the Interstate 30 east rest stop at 1:48 a.m. Thursday in reference to a disturbance or family violence. Sgt. Ray

County Records

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LAND TRANSACTIONS Janice Faye Petty Buck Independent Executor and Roger Lane Petty Estate to Grantham Charlie and Pennie Rankin; tract in the George C. Roberts survey. Bryan Jacobs and Mattie

Red Hat Society

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Red Hat Society chapter members of the Regal Foxie Fillies of Cumby recently went to the horse races at the Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. The group, including (from

Church Calendar

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Sunday Saint James Catholic Church-SS Knights of Columbus will have a free breakfast at 10 a.m. the first and third Sundays of each month in the parish center adjoining the