Jesse Chisholm probably established the first string of convenience stores in Indian Territory shortly after the Civil War.
When our forefathers penned the Declaration of Independence that led to the establishment of our nation, they made a point to mention that all people are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights,” including the precious right to life. Indeed, I believe there is no cause greater for any Member of Congress than defending life, especially for the most vulnerable Americans. And throughout my service in the U.S. House of Representatives, I have made this one of my top priorities.
From the most ancient documents of truth, we find this passage full of pertinence for today…”for every thing there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted….”
My father was Matthew Frost, born September 20, 1825, in Tennessee. My mother was Nancy Jane Hale Frost, born in 1841 in North Carolina. There were five children in our family.
Session is a week away, and the legislature has begun budget hearings with the various state agencies. Each appropriation subcommittee meets with those agencies under their budgetary oversight.