News

Carroll Wins Awards In Arkansas Press Women's Contest

Subscriber onlyA reporter with the McDonald County Press was one of 10 Arkansas Press Women members who received awards at the APW annual meeting on June 30. Continue reading...

Noel Woman's Club News

Subscriber onlyThe Noel Woman's Club meeting on June 12 was a potluck dinner. The hostesses for the lunch were Melissa and Mary. There was some wonderful food for those unable to attend. There were nine members in attendance. Continue reading...

Celebration At Rocky Comfort Will Be Fun For All

Subscriber onlyThe first-ever "Rocky Celebration" on Saturday, July 14, is sure to provide some fun for all ages. Continue reading...

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Sports

MCHS 16U Baseball Team Sweeps Carthage in Doubleheader

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County 16U baseball team swept Carthage in a doubleheader played June 27 at McDonald County High School. Continue reading...

MCHS 18U Baseball Closes Out 2018 Season with a Four Game Split

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County 18U baseball team closed out its 2018 season by splitting four games at the Fort Scott 18U Baseball Tournament held June 29-30 in Fort Scott, Kan. Continue reading...

MCHS Hosts Golf Clinic

Subscriber onlyMcDonald County High School golf coach Kyle Fields will host a clinic on July 9, at Elk River Golf Course in Noel, Mo. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Noah trusted God's words and acted in faith

Weekly Devotion

Subscriber only"By faith Noah, being divinely warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith." Hebrews 11:7 (Read Genesis 6-9) Continue reading...

My Friend Rudy Died

Subscriber onlyPardon me. If you can spare just a moment, I would like to introduce you to my very good friend, Rudy. Oh yes, I know what you're thinking. You're afraid to speak your mind, fearing that those words might create an aura of awkwardness. It's true that Rudy and I are some years apart in age. To be more to the point, there are some seven and 20 years difference in our ages, but both Rudy and I considered that no more than a number and found the difference in our ages to be most assuredly insignificant. Continue reading...

'Let us search out and examine our ways....'

Weekly Devotion

Subscriber only"Let us search out and examine our ways, and turn back to the Lord; let us lift our hearts and hands to God in heaven. We have transgressed and rebelled; You have not pardoned." Lamentations 3:40-42 Continue reading...

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Religion

Going Down for the Last Time

Subscriber onlyAs we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church, we were greeted by Doug Cory, who opened our service with prayer. Ruth Briggs and Lou Durbin were celebrating birthdays. Special prayers were requested for many, including Stephen, Barbara and Floyd Fine, Wayne Johnson, Tim, June Sherman, Frances, Dell and the Dean Lietch family. Continue reading...

Imago dei

Subscriber onlyEver wondered how everything began? How did the solar system begin? Why is Earth the only planet capable of sustaining life? Why are people afraid of snakes? Why do women have so much pain in childbirth? How did sin, evil and death originate? We humans have tried to answer these questions for centuries. Our answers come, however, out of an extremely limited lifespan; therefore, our answers are questionable and incomplete. The writer of Genesis got it all right; he got his information straight from Almighty God -- who was the only One present at the beginning and who was the One who initiated and designed how everything began. Continue reading...

God's Revelance in Today's World

Subscriber onlyBrother Mark Hall opened our Sunday morning service with prayer at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for Mary McCain, Ethan Hatfield, June Sherman, Janet Chaney, Dell Hawkins, Adalyn, Carrie, Velda Armstrong, Frankie Garvin and Susan Johnson. Jeanette Easter shared a praise, and Mitchell and Abby Lett shared appreciation and thanks to the church congregation for the wedding shower and gifts. Continue reading...

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