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News

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00am

Allen Schools Board of Education held its regular September meeting Monday.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00am

The Senior Citizen of the Week chosen last week was Joyce McDonald Anderson.

Sports

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00am

The Allen Mustangs let Friday night’s game against Stratford get away from them, then rallied late, but came up just short.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00am

The Lady Mustangs regular season is coming to and end and Districts begin next week . The team travels to Vanoss to face the host and Ringling. Allen’s last home game will be Monday against Calvin.

Columns

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 12:00am

I saw my good friend Danny McDougal this past week and had a great visit. He is one of the most brilliant people I know. The reason I know this is because Danny and I agree on almost every political issue. Our friendship began over half a century ago when he became my banker…. even loaned me some money. I am not sure I ever paid it back but he has either forgotten about it or given up on me.

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 12:00am

Bud Yount was a great baseball player and a very good friend of mine. We really miss his weekly visits to the Advocate. While doing some research I found the following story about Bud’s signing with the New York Yankees….