Erin’s Graduation

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On May 5th, Erin graduated from Crown College of the Bible with honors, magna cum laude. She earned a bachelors degree in music ministry and received the Brad Askew Award for Music Ministry, along with her Crown College music teacher certification. We are so very proud of her dedication and hard work! She paid her own way through school by …

Zach’s Campaign Results

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The Republican Primary was Tuesday, May 6th. Zach finished the race with 47 percent of the votes. It was a very close race and we are proud of Zach’s hard work and determination. He had a lot of obstacles to overcome: only having 2 months of campaigning, operating on an extremely lower budget, being a much younger age, and running …