Super Commuters on Rise

The number of “super commuters” is on the rise in America.

Super commuters are people who drive at least 90 minutes each way to work, including Newton, Jasper, Polk, Trinity, Walker, Angelina, Nacogdoches, Liberty, Montgomery, and many more

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What is the 4th of July?


Fireworks, parades, cookouts, music & more– have you ever been to a 4th of July celebration? It’s a time when many people relax, have fun, and wave the American flag.

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Disaster Areas Declared

flood_Dis_areaGovernor declares state of disaster in a number of local counties due to flooding
(AUSTIN) — As flooding continues to impact parts of East and Southeast Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in the following counties: Angelina, Erath, Gregg, Hardin, Harrison, Hood, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Newton, Orange, Parker, Sabine, San Augustine, and Tyler. The Governor also elevated the activation level of the State Operations Center (SOC) in Austin, and is urging Texans to stay on high alert and immediately heed any warnings from their local officials related to this severe flood threat.

“Flooding resulting from historic rainfall in East Texas is having a significant impact on residents,” said Governor Abbott. “The State of Texas continues to do everything it can to assist all the counties affected by this severe weather, and my thoughts and prayers are with all those impacted. I want to thank the first responders for their quick response to this disaster and ask that residents heed the warnings of local officials, particularly concerning evacuation notices.”

To read Governor Abbott’s disaster declaration, click here.

Liberty? Who Has It and Why?

eagle_soaringConsider whether your freedom, or lack thereof, is determined by what you think is important or what others think is important. If you’re captive to the ways of the people around you rather than the Spirit that lives within you, reconsider. Your liberty isn’t determined by the ways of the people around you, it’s determined by Christ within you. Live like that as you Follow Jesus and you’ll soar. (thedailyverse.comContinue reading