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Facebook buys newspaper ads

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Facebook has nearly two billion users, and at the touch of a button, it could deliver a message to every one of them.

Yet when it really wanted to get a message across, it didn’t “boost this post.” What did it do instead? Buy full-page ads in national newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal and New York Times.




Fight with faith in God

By CONNIE BUNCH,

My friend is a big man, and he told me this story, in so many words.

My friend said he and three of his buddies went to Florida for a vacation. “I kept getting looks from people,” he said. “They moved away from me and said, ‘Man, you are big!’  They were scared of me.”



Wading Zilpher Creek

By PEGGY SIMS,

In the back roads in and around the Hesterville and Carmack communities runs a little creek, really just a little stream called Zilpher Creek.  All the trees and brambles have grown up on each side as far as the  little bit of water moves over the rocks covered in green moss and the sticks and skeletons of long-dead small wood animals. 



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Ruby Joyce “Jody” Baker, 72, of Carrollton died Monday, August 6, 2018, in Carroll County. ... READ MORE