Golden Anniversary



Floyd (Sonny) and Pauline Evans will celebrate 50 years of marriage at a reception in their honor Sunday, Oct. 19, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Rosa. Hosting the celebration will be their children and grandchildren: Bruce and Paula Hall, Ashley and Lance, and Stanley and Diann Evans. They invite family and friends […]

THE BIBLE SPEAKS

The 'real you'

Background Scripture: Acts 9:1-31. Devotional Reading: Galatians 1:11-24. William Barclay calls the life-changing experience of Saul/Paul on the road to Damascus “the most famous conversion story in history.” Even many Christians who are unaware of much of the New Testament are aware that Paul had an experience there that changed his life, as well as the course of Christianity. An […]

FAITH MATTERS

WHAT PRAYER CAN DO

An atheist group known as the Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing President Bush and several other federal and state officials because of a call for a National Day of Prayer. The NDP has been an annual event for some time now. Previous presidents have called upon citizens to set aside time on the first Thursday in May to pray […]

Food for body and soul…

Hope House sends out call for help with poor people's Christmas dinner

Bud Jones, director of Hope House, wants help to stage the biggest poor people’s Christmas dinner and entertainment in the county’s history. The event will add another relief service to the 30 the Hope House extends to the underprivileged. To begin at 4 p.m. Nov. 30, the celebration will be an extension of the singings held the fifth Sunday nights […]

Singings



STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN MENNONITE CHURCH singing Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. featuring Terry Hall, who has been singing and traveling for 36 years. His full-time ministry is based in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. With his broad voice range, Terry Hall sings a wide variety of styles, but mostly loves the southern gospel sound. The church is along county road 24. Questions? Phone […]

CHURCHBRIEFS



NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 25, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fun, food, fellowship, and hayride late in the evening. From Snead Cross Roads take U.S. 278 toward Gadsden. Turn right on county road 36, go approximately 5 miles then turn left onto New Home Church Road and church is on the left. From Oneonta […]

OBITUARIES



MICKEY LYNN ANDERTON, 47, Trussville, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at Beverly Healthcare East. Born in Alabama, he was son of Billy Lee and Bobbie Jean Bushard Anderton of Trussville. Surviving besides his parents are daughters Nicole and Amanda Anderton, both of Pinson; sisters Debbie Higginbotham and Janet (Monty) Bell, both of Clay, and Susan (Mark) Hornbuckle, Remlap. Deborah Barnett […]

NEWSBRIEFS



FATAL EXIT at World Outreach Center Oct. 19- Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. nightly. Doors open at 6 p.m., and admission is free! Please call 205-625- 5160 ext. 12 for church group reservations. STRING MUSIC AND SOUP SUPPER is on the agenda Saturday, Oct. 25, for Royal Community Park during its autumn Old Time String Music Jam and Heirloom Soup […]

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