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Houston County Lake Report 1-18

49F surface water temperature, water stained, and normal level. Slow black bass to 2 ½ pound in 15 to 20 feet of water using slow drag dark worms.  Purple body jigs with chartreuse tail for several spotted bass. Slow to fair...

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Forestry Update 1-18

By Gary Allen Burns Surface fires are the most common kind of forest fire. The flames burn near the ground, consuming the grass and brush on the surface, leaving the tree canopy untouched. The dry litter on the ground, of...

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Sunny Thoughts from Sunset 1-18

By Vance Drum Sunday was Installation Sunday at Sunset, and we were blessed to install four new elders and deacons on the Sunset Board, praise the Lord. The pastor brought a message, “Here Am I.  Send Me,” about the call of the...

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EVER WONDER: Ball Point Pens

By Jacque Scott Ball Point Pens Let’s see what we can find out about the everyday taken for granted item we call a ball-point pen.  Why was it such an important gadget?  The consumer society of post World War II America was...

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Weekly Bible Commentary 1-14

Weekly Bible Commentary by Wes Woodard Hebrews 12:16 & 17 – “Repentance”  There is a cultural difference between how a first century Greek understood repentance and how our American culture understands it today. The former...

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Forestry Update column 1-11

By Gary Allen Burns A fuel break involves the thinning of vegetation over an area of land, perhaps a subdivision or community, to slow the spread of a wildfire. Decreasing the amount of vegetation available to the fire reduces...

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Houston County Lake Report 1-11

54F surface water temperature, water stained, and normal level. Fair black bass to 5 pounds 1 ounce with several bass averaging 14 ½ inches long.  Most bass caught in 8 to 5 feet of water on watermelon SenkO worms; white with...

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EVER WONDER: Rice Krispies

By Jacque Scott As a kid, one of my most favorite cereals was Rice Krispies. Have you ever wondered why Rice Krispies go ‘snap, crackle and pop’ when you add milk to the bowl? Of course if you are a bit older than a little kid,...

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