Portageville routs NMCC 62-0 in regular season finale
(High School Sports ~ 10/22/15)
NEW MADRID -- Looking to finish the regular season on a high note, Portageville got plenty of big plays on both sides of the ball against host New Madrid County Central on Friday. While stopping the Eagles inside just short of the end zone on two separate drives in the first half, the Bulldogs offense was able to build a 26-point lead heading into the break...
Cancer Free for Seventeen Years
(Local News ~ 10/22/15)
Portageville resident Mary Samples was only 30 when she got the news that she had breast cancer. Samples, who has now been cancer-free for 16 years, first became concerned after she noticed a lump in her breast on Mother's Day of 1998. Although doctors initially believed that the mass was benign, follow up medical tests dropped a bombshell...
Advertising in Bad Times
(Editorial ~ 10/22/15)
It is during this month that newspapers throughout the United States are promoting their newspapers and services as a part of National Newspaper Week. As you know, we are a small staff, Laura Collins and myself. Laura had no idea as to what goes into putting together a newspaper when she began. ...
Walking in the Power of the Spirit, Part 1
(Column ~ 10/22/15)
Perhaps one of the most often asked questions in the Christian life is, "Why is it taking so long for me to get better?" We ask it so often perhaps because we fail to remember that God never hurries in His development of our Christian life. Maybe you are asking and wondering why you are still struggling with losing your temper. ...
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