"Immanuel . . .God With Us"
(Column ~ 12/08/16)
In his gospel Matthew tells us in Chapter 1:23 that the Angel said "they shall call his name Immanuel which translated means, God with us." This is the miracle of miracles. This is the wonder of wonders. This is the truth which should rivet the attention of all Christendom. Surely the angels of heaven looked down upon this earthly scene and marveled at the absence of human marvel at the glorious truth that the infinite one clothed itself with humanity...
Bulldogs defeat East Prairie at season opener
(High School Sports ~ 12/08/16)
In hopes of having a successful season, the Portageville Bulldogs began their season Friday with a 66-55 win over the East Prairie Eagles in the Portageville High School. "It is always to get a good win on your first game," said head coach Jason Irby. "This helps to built up the boys confidence."...
Margie Maxine (Gray) Silman
(Obituary ~ 12/08/16)
Margie Maxine (Gray) Silman was born July 22, 1925 in Hayward to Robert Gray and Melissa Ford Gray. She died Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Gideon Care Center at the age of 91 years, 4 months and 4 days. Margie was united in marriage to A.J. Silman on October 8, 1943 in New Madrid. He preceded her in death November 20, 2006...
Portageville Fire Department- November
(Police/Fire Report ~ 12/08/16)
City Incidents- 6 11-13-16: Firemen responding- 10; Location- Hwy 61 South; Grass Fire. 11-15-16: Firemen responding- 09; Location- 507 West 5th Street; Smoke Scare. 11-15-16: Firemen responding- 12; Location- Hwy 61 South; Grass Fire. 11-15-16: Firemen responding- 02; Location- Foster Avenue; Grass Fire...
Abigail Leeona Haynes
(Births ~ 12/08/16)
Amanda Gail and Andrew Earl Haynes of Portageville are happy to announce the birth of their third child, a girl. Abigail Leeona Haynes was born Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Abigail was born at 11:22 in the morning. ...