News

Community Feels Welcome At 'Unchained' Event

Subscriber onlyGrace-Life Church in Anderson continues to reach out to the community through "Saturday Night Un-Chained." Continue reading...

Free Field Trip Offered To Local Youth By Young Outdoorsmen United

Subscriber onlyKids, ages 7-15, may register to attend the Bass Pro Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield on Tuesday, June 19. The field trip is hosted by Young Outdoorsmen United and includes a free combination pass to the wildlife galleries and aquarium, lunch and transportation. Continue reading...

McDonald County Employers In Immediate Need Of Qualified Workers

CROWDER’S NEW PROGRAM AT JANE CAMPUS WILL HELP TRAIN CANDIDATES

Subscriber onlyMcDonald County employers need good workers immediately, and a new program being launched next week at Crowder College's Jane Campus may just fit the bill for preparing qualified candidates. Continue reading...

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Sports

Athletic Director Martin Resigns Position

Subscriber onlyA month after resigning as baseball coach, Nick Martin has decided to sever all ties with the McDonald County School District. Continue reading...

McDonald County Baseball Scores One Win In Branson Showcase

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County 18U baseball team won its first game of the Branson Showcase but proceeded to lose its final four games in the tournament. Continue reading...

Monett Answers

Subscriber onlyMonett scored three runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth to pull out a 12-11 win over the McDonald County 16U baseball team to give Monett a sweep of a doubleheader played June 12 in Monett. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Pointing The Finger Of Guilt

Subscriber onlyI purposely haven't shared many stories about one part of my life. I don't really know why. I'm not ashamed of that portion of my existence. In fact, I wholeheartedly believe that I did some good things and made a difference in the lives of some. However, for 15 years I saw how terribly evil humans can be and how they can, at times, be so cruel to one another. I spent 15 years as a police officer working for a metropolitan police department in the state of Missouri, leaving there with the rank of detective lieutenant. Continue reading...

What has happened to Christianity in America?

Subscriber onlyWhat has happened to Christian churches in America? Christian churches and, perhaps, especially the mainline denominational churches, have been infected with the error of doubting the inspiration, inerrancy and authority of the Bible. Continue reading...

When Did We Change The Burden Of Proof?

Subscriber onlyI'm looking for some help from somewhere. Could someone answer for me when we changed the standard "innocent until proven guilty" to "guilty unless you can prove otherwise?" I think that this is a fair question because, somewhere along the line, the national liberal media and Congress has made this change; and I'd like to know when it happened. Continue reading...

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Religion

Christian Virtues Are Worthless Without Love Why

Subscriber onlyWe were greeted by Wayne Johnson as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for many, including Skip, June Sherman, Jimmy Easter, Avery, Adalyn and Frankie. Jeanette and Linda shared praises. Continue reading...

Summertime

Subscriber only"Summertime -- and the livin' is easy; fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high...." So wrote George Gershwin. Continue reading...

I have proof the devil is real

Subscriber onlyNot many people believe in the devil anymore, but I see definitive proof of his existence and workings. No, he's not the little red man with horns and a pitchfork as many -- and especially the devil -- would have people believe. He's a fallen angel, a powerful spirit, not visible to our eyes unless he chooses to take on a visible form. Continue reading...

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