Baseball gallery: Northmor at Pleasant

Baseball gallery: Northmor at Pleasant

MARION — Northmor won an instant classic of a game against Pleasant in the district semifinal, by a score of 4-2. The game was decided in 15 inn...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Lesson from mom and dad

Lesson from mom and dad

Hey Dad & Mom,When I was a child, my dad worked the night shift - four p.m. to midnight, five days a week. Growing up, we had the big meal of the ...

March 8th, 2022 |  


Preacher’s Point: Watch for signs of His return

Is the end near? Near is a relative term. I tell people I grew up near Cleveland Ohio; the town was twenty miles away. However, if the phone rang and ...

October 17th, 2017 |  



Trinity planning Christmas cantata

MOUNT GILEAD — Trinity United Methodist Church will be presenting a Community Christmas Cantata, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Trinity UMC sanctuary....

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: A more excellent way

Everyone wants to see the spectacular. Sports highlights are full of diving catches by outfielders, 90-yard touchdown runs, and half-court buzzer beat...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: How often do you practice?

Imagine you are the coach of a small high school football team. It is game day; Friday night; minutes before kickoff. All of a sudden a boy walks up a...

September 17th, 2017 |  


A nation divided cannot stand

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” — Abraham Lincoln.“Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolatio...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Love and marriage work together

It has been fifty-two years since Frank Sinatra recorded the song “Love and Marriage.” The line, “You can’t have one without t...

August 29th, 2017 |  


God’s textbook is the Bible

Textbooks have changed over the decades. I remember carrying all my books in one arm; nowadays on the list of things kids need to purchase for school ...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Approved workers for God

Many workers receive performance evaluations. An employee will sit down with the boss. The boss will then pat them on the back for a job well done, di...

August 15th, 2017 |