New Women's Book Study Begins At Signal Mountain Baptist

Friday, September 27, 2013
The Adult Fellowship at Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Ave., will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, for dinner at the home of Wanda Albritton, 1211 Rocky Dell Lane. Reservations are requested but not required.
 
A Women's Book Study, "God: As He Longs For You to See Him ," by Chip Ingram will begin Sunday, Oct.
6, at 7 p.m., facilitated by Lizzy Schmidt.
 
Dr. Steven Wright will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service this Sunday, on "Following Jesus Means Recognizing Our Opposition," with text from II Corinthians 10:3-6.

Free Christmas Dinner Offered Wednesday

The Union Gospel Mission and Mustard Tree Ministries will be providing a free Christmas dinner at Miller Park on Wednesday. Dinner will be served around 1 p.m.   Traditional Christmas dinner will include ham, green bean casserole, corn, potatoes, rolls and dessert.    For more information contact Jon Rector 356-0177. (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: The Crèche And The Cross

This time of year we often see the so-called “manger scene,” also termed the Nativity or crèche, in homes, stores with holiday decorations, and on public display where protests of militant freedom-from-religion types have not prevailed. Churches stage a “live Nativity,” complete with baaing sheep, mooing cows, even camels. It’s become an integral part of the Christmas tradition. ... (click for more)

Bill To Get Delta Queen Floating Again Blocked By 2 Senators

A bill to get the historic Delta Queen plying the rivers again sailed through the U.S. House, but it was blocked in the Senate in the closing days of this year's Congressional session. Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., cited concerns by the U.S. Coast Guard on whether the boat might be a fire trap. Ohio's senators had worked to get the bill passed ... (click for more)

Police Follow 3 Burglary Suspects; 1 Captured After Wreck

Police followed three burglary suspects on Friday morning and captured one of them after their vehicle wrecked at a veterinary clinic on East Brainerd Road. At 10:20 a.m., police were notified of a burglary in progress at a residence at 9522 Fuller Road.  The suspects were described as three black males. The suspects took several items from the residence and left in ... (click for more)

Great Care At Memorial Hospital

A couple months ago I developed a bad case of chest congestion. It seemed that all I did was cough, hark and spit. I don't know how that much of gunk can come out of one person. As the congestion seemed to go away another problem popped up. The new problem was when I got up to walk to another room, suddenly the rate of my breathing and heart rate would increase greatly. At times ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Stop It Right Now

There are between 200 and 300 people in Berkeley, Missouri, who should be in jail today. They chanted and screamed and threw rocks at police officers in the early-morning hours of Christmas Eve after an 18-year-old black hoodlum was shot dead, this clearly after threatening another police officer with a loaded firearm. The “protest,” which was much more a riot, actually closed ... (click for more)