‘Night Before Christmas’ MPL’s storytime

Madelyn, Austin and Logan Avent; Chandin Green and J.J Chism enjoy the Christmas party at storytime.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Our storytime Dec. 19 at the Maben Public Library was “The Night Before Christmas.”

We colored a Santa and glued cotton for his white beard. Lots of fun was had playing with Play-Doh … Read more

Veterans: heroes don’t always wear capes


By Michael Brannon

The Christmas season, when we shop and we buy; the Christmas season, when we put up the tree, wrap the gifts and look forward to Santa’s arrival early on Christmas morning.

It’s the children’s voices, it’s the … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 12/31/14

‘The Interview’ hits theaters

Editorial by Jack Ryan

It was surprising to see the Sony Pictures movie studio, with a little prompting from President Obama and freedom-of-speech advocates, release “The Interview” online as well as in 300 theaters across the … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 12/31/14

Liberty UMC extends thanks
The Liberty United Methodist Church family and I thank the Liberty family for their efforts and contributions on the proposed Life Center.… Read more

Our gifts: pets an extension of Santa

By Michael Brannon

Dec. 25, 2013
On this quiet Christmas morning, the thought crossed my mind about the number of people who do not believe in Santa Claus and how they miss the joy this day brings.

You see, Santa … Read more

‘Asleep in the Stable’ library story

Having fun at the Maben Public Library’s storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The story Dec. 12 at the Maben Public Library was all about the birth of Jesus. The book was titled “Asleep in the Stable.”

It was told from a baby owl’s point of … Read more

FBC Eupora’s Christmas cantata set for Sunday


By Gwen Sisson

This year’s Christmas cantata, “Christmas is Jesus,” at First Baptist Church of Eupora is “a reminder to all of us that Christmas really is about Jesus and only Jesus.”

“We get so caught up in the busyness … Read more

Do you have peace of mind in the Holy Spirit?

By J.B. Rowe

Do you have peace of mind in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation? There is one sure source of peace. It is found in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Apostle Paul in Romans … Read more

Hold on because God is not through with you yet

By Pastor Bobby McMullen
Second Chance Ministry

Philippians 1:6: “Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”

There are many times when we … Read more