(Column ~ 09/29/16)
Jesus, in response to a question from certain of the Saducees made this statement, "But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage." He references those who shall be accounted worthy. How is one counted worthy? There is none who does good, no not one (Rom 3:12). All have sinned (rom 3:23). In the flesh nothing good dwells (Rom 7:18)...
Rone and other southeast Missouri Lawmakers Criticize Nixon for withholding funding
(Local News ~ 09/29/16)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- State Rep. Don Rone and legislators from Southeast Missouri are taking issue with Governor's Nixon's budget withholdings from Missouri's school children and Missouri's port system. Rone and his colleagues wrote the governor expressing their disappointment, citing the governor's own support of the programs just months ago...
Huge crowd partitipates in Main Street Madness
(Local News ~ 09/29/16)
Even with the unseasonably high temperatures, Main Street Madness appeared to be on the the largest Saturday event in a very long time. Several vendors were available ranging from arts and crafts to food and drink, children's fun run and and bouncy slides to beauty pageants. According to many of the vendors and store owners, Main Street Madness was a huge day for them and saw several new faces...
Portageville Bulldogs upset Rams, at East Prairie this Friday
(High School Sports ~ 09/29/16)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo -- With the Portageville Bulldogs giving Scott City their first loos of the season, this improves Portageville to a 3-3 record. Portageville won, 49-7. "I thought we played with a lot of effort," said Portageville coach Jeff Bullock said. "Really I think we played better than probably the score even showed cause we left some scores on the field. I made some boneheaded calls at times when things were going our way...
Charles D. "Chuck" Pate
(Obituary ~ 09/29/16)
Charles D. "Chuck" Pate was born July 14, 1944 in Braggadocio to Mamie Louise Tatum and William Bryant Pate. He died Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Portageville at the age of 72 years, 2 months and 7 days. On June 1, 1986 he married Phyllis Combs Mitchem in Caruthersville. He retired from Atmos Energy after 32 years of service. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Portageville. He loved woodworking and never met a stranger...
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