Lufkin Advances Again in All-Stars Tournament

The Lufkin all-stars win 9-0 against Georgia and move to round 3 at the Junior League World Series.
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To Move Forward

Wednesday Encouraging Word: You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward!

The Lord says, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 (NIV)

He’ll Draw Near, April Showers Pollen, True Friends

Today’s Quote: “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.”Draw-Near-to-God-James4_8

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April Showers Wash Away the Pollen:
Rain, Rain Come This Way, We Need Our Pollen Washed Away. Spring not only brings April showers and May flowers. It also brings sniffling, runny noses and itchy eyes to thousands of allergy sufferers.
Today: Pollen levels ranges this morning include many Medium-High Ranges for Today, The cause for the rising pollen levels is strong winds and decreasing humidity. If you do suffer from allergies, tomorrow could be more difficult.

Definition of Friend has Changed: Nowadays there are different kinds of friends thanks to all the social media options.


  • Friends for life,
  • Friends who will give you a ride to the airport,
  • Friends who help you move,
  • Friends who meet you for lunch,
  • Friends who come and go,
  • Workplace friends,
  • Neighborhood friends,
  • Church buddies.

And then there are the Social media friends. Facebook friends have their own category of description. You get to know new people from their responses and they really get to know the person you want them to know. You can tell a lot by just a few words. Some of you have the ability to upload cool emotional content and that’s awesome.
So here’s the question:
Do you have a love hate relationship with Social Media?
You can give your comment below.

Your World Observations on Inauguration Day

 New Birth of Freedom: Barack Obama’s Inauguration: Millions expected to attend and tune in to history making inauguration.

Hourly Updates: Fox News Channel

More: Presidential Inaugurations Facts

The theme for Inauguration Day is “A New Birth of Freedom,” in honor of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth.

First ladies’ inaugural dresses set the tone for presidency: Michelle Obama is already a fashion icon like some other recent first. (Houston Chronicle)

Claim To Fame: Barack Obama Look-Alike: Click to see a video. (Weird Asia News)

Inaugural Speeches Of The Past: Click through the interactive above to read about and listen to audio from each inauguration dating back to Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933. (USA TODAY)

Moving Two Presidents Within Hours: The operation of moving both families in and out of the White House is serious business. (CNN)

Obama sees his race as an opportunity: U.S. President-elect Barack Obama, who avoided calling attention to race during the campaign, sees his race as an opportunity to bridge differences.

Obama honors King, prods nation to service President-elect Barack Obama practiced the age-old virtue of service and summoned memories of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. “Everyone’s got to be involved.”

Hundreds gather for King Day service in Atlanta The impending inauguration of President Elect Obama is a huge step toward realizing Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial equality, but there is still work to be done.