Can you still remember being a kid growing up in church and having to sit through the preaching service? That had to be one of the longest hours in the creation of time for a restless kid. No matter what you did time just crept along. To make matters worse your mother wanted you to actually sit up straight and behave. Behaving in church was a given that was instilled into me from the cradle roll. After all, to a child church was where God lived.
It’s hard to imagine a graduation without a valedictorian or salutatorian or being honored or some award to recognize a student and even have them speak. But while such traditions and honors are being canceled across the country, it’s nice to see some places buck this fad, keeping the academ…
The five-day special legislative session that addressed the increase in the gas tax to fund an infrastructure rebuilding program for the state was a remarkable success.
America was founded on the novel idea the people could rule themselves if law were king. Actually, “Lex Rex” (Law is King) dates back at least to Samuel Rutherford’s book by the same name published in 1644.
Sunday is a day of love, remembrance and sentimentality because it’s Mother’s Day. We have set this day aside to honor those who gave us nativity, nourishment and nurture. All of us can remember something very special about our moms on this important day because they shaped our lives and mad…
When the shooter attacked the Jewish synagogue in a California suburb, he also claimed responsibility for vandalizing a mosque in the same state. Muslim groups were among the first to offer sympathy and condemnation for the attacks on Sri Lankan Christian churches and the synagogue in Poway.…
Easter is a time of renewal — a reminder of life restored. The natural sense of the coming of spring mingles for the day with the Christian promise of eternal life through Jesus’ death and resurrection.
Some residents who might be annexed into New Site are up in arms about the prospect and it seems the town government is wise to table any action until it has had more time to study it.
On Friday, the Tallapoosa County Department of Human Resources and Tri-County Child Advocacy Center co-hosted an annual child abuse awareness program. At the end of the program, those in attendance released 93 balloons representing the children the organizations served in 2018.
Yet another person has had their life snuffed out at the intersection of U.S. Highway 280 and Alabama Highway 63 in Alexander City and many wrecks have occurred there over the years. It leads one to wonder what can be done to prevent future deaths there.
It takes special people to adopt children and take care of them if they are not biological offspring. Some don’t get to choose whether they become a parent or not. Adoptive and foster parents choose to love a child and give them every benefit a stable home provides.