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Aug 28th

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Josh Beavers

Coach Facing Toughest Challenge

Coach Facing Toughest Challenge

In Haynesville, there's a name that gets mentioned quite often when folks discuss the sport of football. That name is Franklin, as in Red Franklin and his son David. Both men have earned countless state titles during their respective tenures roaming the sidelines of Memorial Stadium in that small community five miles from the Arkansas state line.

But there is another that is also synonymous with the cool fall mornings, hot summer practices and raucous Friday nights under the lights. That name is Reeder, as in Tommy Reeder, a coach who has spent more than forty years calling plays and teaching young men both on and off the field.

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A Child of God

Have you ever had somebody you loved and respected very much teach you a lesson that you still remember to this day? I have. My lesson giver was my 6th grade teacher Ms. ...

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Clowning Around

Clowning Around

Who would have thought clowning around would make some people go into a hissy fit and knee jerk into a not-so-sensitive frenzy.

In case you haven't heard, a rodeo clown ha...

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Space Dust for Sale

Space Dust for Sale

I've said it time after time that I'm not the brightest light bulb in the house nor the sharpest tack in the drawer, and have yet to receive an argument to the contrary. ...

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Josh Beavers

Time Slows in the Summer, and that is a Good Thing

Time Slows in the Summer, and that is a Good Thing

I recently read a novel about a group of childhood friends coming back together after nearly 30 years apart.

One of the characters said this about the slide from adolescen...

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