A Proper Response to the Word of God
(Column ~ 02/25/16)
In the New Testament book of James, James the half-brother of our Lord writes, "So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;" (1:19). The great theme of James is works. James teaches that faith without works is dead. He deals with the man-ward aspect of the Christian life. James emphasizes what Jesus said when he uttered these words, "By their fruits you will know them" (Matt 7:20)...
A Supreme Vacancy
(Column ~ 02/25/16)
Sadly, as you may have seen, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away last week at the age of 79.
Portageville Council to ask voters for $3 Million Bond approval
(Local News ~ 02/25/16)
PORTAGEVILLE - The City of Portageville will be asking voters to approve a $3 million bond issue that would support a new waste water treatment plant. This issue will be on the April ballot in Portageville. The current treatment center was erected in 1989 and in service 1990...
Portageville's keep-away strategy kept Malden within reach
(High School Sports ~ 02/25/16)
In a low-scoring, bizarre game, the Green Wave survived the Bulldogs' stall ball approach and used a little of its own to notch a win. But it took some time for Malden (20-6) to pull away for good. "I was proud of the way our kids executed our game plan. They did exactly what we asked them to do," said Portageville coach Jason Irby...
MDC and MoDOT invite schools to fight litter through "No MOre Trash!" contest
(State News ~ 02/25/16)
No entry fee. Enter online. Deadline is Friday, March 18.
(Wedding ~ 02/25/16)
Mr. and Mrs. John Watkins of Wardell, and Mr. and Mrs. Russell L. Hoggard of Portageville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Beth Hoggard, to Clay Garrett Deane, both of Sikeston. Mr. Deane is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Deane, IV, also of Sikeston...
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