Ministering to Soldiers


We had a great time visiting three Army National Guard Units today. An Infantry Unit, an Artillery Unit and an HR Company. We started the day cooking pancakes for the Soldiers. They enjoyed this sweet tasting meal and we were able to fellowship with many of them. I met the new 1st Sergeant of the…

Famous Henderson County Texas Lawman


This article from the Magnolia News July-August issue 1957. Wyatt Earp, Jessie James, and other famous fast-draw artists wouldn’t last long in front of today’s sharpshooters. So states Jess Sweeten, a 6-foot-4-inch Texan, who served as the sheriff of Henderson County for 20 years. “Better guns and ammunition make the difference,” Jess says. “Those boys…

Rookie Police Officer


What a great honor for our youngest son to get hired on as a Rookie for the Gainesville PD. He just finished an Independent Police Academy and was sort of a Free Agent if you will. He has worked hard to get through the Police Academy over the last few months. They went through getting…