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Can you scam me now?

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. Another phone scam is gaining traction in the United States. It starts with a simple question: Can you hear me? If you hear this question and you do not recognize the number, you should hang up. The scam involves the caller prompting victims to respond to the question with the word “yes.” Recording your voice saying “yes” and using it in conjunction with your phone number may be used to make unauthorized purchases or changes to various accounts. “Its a verbal contract, just like clicking…

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Cowboys win district basketball championship

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, Feb. 10, the Madison County High School (MCHS) Cowboys varsity basketball team took another big step toward their bigger goal of winning a state basketball title by defeating the Trojans of Hamilton County High with a final score of 66-30. This gives the Cowboys the Class 1A District 5 Championship. Deep threat Dilan Lawson led the Cowboys in scoring with 14 points. Travis Jay had 12 points, four assists, and six rebounds for the Cowboys. Josiah Mitchell had nine points, five rebounds, four…

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ACA Warriors win district title

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. For only the second time in school history, the Warriors of Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) have won the Class 2A District 1 basketball championship. This was accomplished on Friday, Feb. 10, when the Warriors defeated Tallavana Christian School with a 72-53 final score. Timothy Finlayson chalked up another double-double, scoring 27 points and snatching 10 rebounds for the Warriors. Gatlin Nennstiel added 15 points for the Warriors. Brandon Bates also had a double-double for the evening, scoring 11 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in the…

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Christian Concepts: Reading through the Bible

Gary B. King: Guest Columnist I read through my Bible about every eleven months. On February 25, 2016, I started my fifty-first reading of the Scriptures and finished this past January 26, 2017. I promptly started my fifty-second reading the next day January 27, 2017, and I anticipate finishing around December of this year. I am not bragging or trying to set a record. George Mueller said he read through his Bible over 200 times in his lifetime. I am an avid reader because I like to read, and the…

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