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This is me with my friend Scheri, posing with the entire MercyMe band and our newly signed CDs!
Bob LeMay April 15, 2014 at 01:55 pm
While I don't know MercyMe's song "Dear Younger Me", Brad Paisley has an obviously similarRead More song "If I Could Write a Letter to Me". As a science fiction fan I would hesitate changing anything in my past, for fear of losing my wonderful wife and sons, but there are certainly things I've done that experience and greater knowledge and stronger faith have shown me were wrong, and that I now wish I hadn't done. Perhaps the better way to phrase it is that I wish I had someone in my life THEN who had been willing to give me the benefit of THEIR experience and greater knowledge and stronger faith to lead me along a better path. And that leads me to understand that I need to be THAT PERSON for others now! I must explain the hard facts and the truth that will prevent regret and heartache for someone else later. Thankfully, I know that I am forgiven by God, and, because of my own repentance, I am unburdened by those mistakes of my past.
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Patch reader April 14, 2014 at 10:42 pm
This is very sad news currently many battered women and children live here. Moving downtown will beRead More quite depressing. My deceased father in law grew up here after his father passed away and his mother only kept his sisters. She turned her sons over to the state back in 1937. One joined the navy the other joined the jail population.
Bob Draznik April 15, 2014 at 06:23 am
But it does cause me to think about Not-For-Profit organizations and the IRS.........on the one handRead More and those in need on the other...
Herc April 14, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Bring it on, I need to run the snow blower out of gas anyway!
Bob Laird April 14, 2014 at 01:49 pm
herc, fill it up, throw a little stabil in it and skip the snow.
Megan Huntsman: Credit KLTV screen grab
John April 15, 2014 at 01:23 pm
Well gee officer, I was throwing out some old stinky boxes my wife had in our garage and the nextRead More thing you know......
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Nothing new there Black panther o Poetry the human race has been delving the depth of depravity forRead More eons. There are a lot of good people in our world, but unfortunately evil is hyper active
D Penta April 15, 2014 at 04:29 pm
It says Around Town but the headline is UTAH. Utah is not near Natick!! I think everyone should notRead More open an article on Patch unless they see their town's name in the headline. So If it doesn't say Natick, then we all know it is not LOCAL to the Natick Patch. The less clicks these Patch sites get, the fewer advertisers they will get and then perhaps they will realize if we want sensational news from across the country we'd go back to Patch's former owners AOL and the HuffPost! Those here from other Patch sites - I think you should do the same only click on articles that mention your community's name. No name. No click!
Herc April 11, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Bring it on, after this winter we can handle a little rain!
Ex Jolietian April 11, 2014 at 05:38 pm
I'm going to start the John Deere tomorrow... I'm ready.
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Herc April 10, 2014 at 10:26 am
Interesting, I hope it pays off.
MikeStrike April 10, 2014 at 07:13 pm
Funny enough, the same organization referenced in this article (National Lightning Safety Institute)Read More states that "Vendors who claim to "predict" lightning in advance (which is impossible; it's just guesswork) should be rejected."
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BIGBAKER.. April 9, 2014 at 07:35 am
What a waste of Money, and at the end who gives a Shit. still Joliet is turning into a GHETTO.Read More Black, White, Mexican Gangbangers all over the place. Population growing by more Mexican`s and Blacks moving here, Lets do a Nationality Study and see what we come up with, wanna ?
Deerfield Resident April 9, 2014 at 09:59 am
Vote republican if you have any self esteem!
Gene April 9, 2014 at 08:02 pm
Deerfield, is that where the Deer take a dump? I think Deer vote Republican because they just followRead More the herd to nowhere. How's all your Walmart friends? Nice outfits
Gene April 9, 2014 at 08:08 pm
Hey Johnny on the spot. Sounds about right...
Michele Norris will be at USF on April 15. Credit: Submitted photo
Herc April 3, 2014 at 05:36 pm
Are all speakers at USF liberals and racist?
BIGBAKER.. April 4, 2014 at 07:42 am
I don`t care how much you talk about her, I think she`s Pretty.
PatchMaster April 3, 2014 at 10:30 am
So you claim to founded on "Christian" beliefs but you take pride in distinguishing yourRead More group over the other by stating that your group was originally founded by some wizard jack-off responsible for a massacre??
PatchMaster April 3, 2014 at 10:31 am
Oh and just so we're clear. One of you doesn't have the balls to show his face.
BKellz April 3, 2014 at 12:02 pm
It's one thing to be proud of who you are.....but why wear sheets to cover your faces? Because inRead More fact you're ashamed of who you are...LOL....HAVE SOME PRIDE WILL YA.....COWARDS! LOL
Traditionalist American Knights Imperial Wizard Frank Ancona said his Ku Klux Klan group has done "pretty well" recruiting around Chicago. Credit: Traditionalist American Knights
Ex Jolietian April 3, 2014 at 11:58 am
I just like to remind you folks that Martin Luther King was a Republican... Shantel refuses toRead More believe it.. of course she thinks Evergreen Terrace is safe too.
william foreman April 3, 2014 at 12:05 pm
Joe Hosey is still the best news writer ever. His talents are wasted here, but it's fun to see themRead More directed at Joliet and all it's interesting characters.
Johnny appleseed April 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm
Hey Bkellz you racist chickenhead you should literally shut your wiener trap
Traditionalist American Knights Imperial Wizard Frank Ancona said his Ku Klux Klan group has done "pretty well" recruiting around Chicago. Credit: Traditionalist American Knights
jimbob11 April 1, 2014 at 08:20 am
Blacks have Operation Rainbow Push and whites have the Klan. Seems even to me.
It Get's Better April 1, 2014 at 08:34 am
Only an idiot would compare the two and yes you qualify as an idiot. I guess some people are proneRead More to ignorance and that would be you.
Barry April 1, 2014 at 08:41 pm
They can recruit right off the Joliet Patch. Starting with the 2 here.
Herc March 27, 2014 at 02:31 pm
Good, tired of this cold weather.
lala March 27, 2014 at 05:22 pm
Waiting for the 80 plus days. Hope we have a decent summer!
Ex Jolietian March 30, 2014 at 11:34 am
I've cooked out twice this year in 40 degree weather. I'm ready for Spring.
Bernice Sandler. Credit: File photo
Ex Jolietian March 27, 2014 at 09:26 am
Title IX A Losing Game For Men .... Stories of teams sacrificed to Title IX, such as James MadisonRead More University's eliminating seven male sports-teams last fall, occasionally make headlines. Yet a new analysis of NCAA data from the College Sports Council reveals the law's disturbing impact on male athletics. In brief, the average number of male teams offered by an NCAA Division I institution fell from 10.2 in 1981-82 to 8.9 in 2004-2005 (a decrease of 14 percent) while the average number of women's teams rose from 7.3 to 10.2 (an increase of 40 percent). Some male sports are going extinct. The number of Division 1 men's gymnastics teams shrunk from 59 to 17 between 1981 and 2004; wrestling teams declined from 146 to 86; and even the number of Division 1A football teams — the villains in the eyes of Title IX's most active proponents — fell from 137 to 117. This isn't good for sports, and it's not good for women. Title IX was sold as a way to ensure everyone has the opportunity to live up to his or her potential, not as a means to decimate male athletics. It's time to reform Title IX and its enforcement so that male and female sports can both thrive. By Carrie Lukas .... http://www.cbsnews.com/news/title-ix-a-losing-game-for-men/
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BIGBAKER.. March 25, 2014 at 06:22 am
Really don`t care about the biggest tree, just want the tree replaced the city cut down 2 years goRead More in my parkway. only house on block with no trees. block lined with tree`s then there`s me no trees. can someone tell me who to contact about this problem. Thank you.