Accepting a challenge from a formidable foe

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Rebecca WhitemanAs she began her freshman year at Marlow High School in the fall of 2012, 14-year-old Rebecca Whiteman was your typical American teenager—full of energy and ready to take on new challenges.

‘We believe God has a plan for this church’

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New sanctuaryAll it takes to grow a church is vision, determination, faith and, most importantly, the grace of God.
Just ask the members of Gospel Tabernacle Church, which will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20.

Bubbly, beaming and brimming with energy

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Shaelynn EllsworthShe might best be characterized as “perpetual motion with a smile.”
“I can’t sit still very long,” Marlow senior Shaelynn Ellsworth admitted during a recent interview. “I try not to have a lot of free time. I like to stay busy.”
At this point in her life, she is not even interested in romance, because “I don’t have time for all that drama,” she explained.

Area students finish nursing program

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NURSING GRADUATESNineteen practical nursing students from Red River Technology Center recently received their pins and diplomas during a graduation ceremony held June 27 in the auditorium at the Delbert E. Morrison Health Careers Center.

Eight decades of smiles, tears and laughter

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Faye and Mason at 50th anniversary receptionI think anyone who knows Faye Mason would agree that two of the qualities that best characterize her are her forthrightness and her pragmatism.
A practical, honest woman, Faye has spent a lifetime intimidating any grass that has had the audacity to threaten to grow beneath her feet.