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Holidays bring guests to Agape House

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 10:59 am

In their January 20 meeting, board members of Agape House of Vandalia learned that 112 guests, including 27 children, had stayed at the guesthouse in November and December. These guests came from 17 Missouri counties and four states to visit family members staying at the correctional centers in Bowling Green and Vandalia. In other business, board members approved a raise for the house manager, Doris Donoho.  A new copier will

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  • Sohm weds Orf

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Callie and Justin

    Callie Lynn Sohm and Justin Ray Orf both of Troy were married on Oct. 25, 2014 at Scared Heart Catholic Church in Troy. Callie’s parents are Calvin and Nancy Sohm of Troy. Grandparents are August and Arleene Sohm of St. Louis and Richard and Shellie Nash of Troy. Justin’s parent’s are Marty and Anita Orf of Bowling Green. Grandparents are Roland and Mary Orf of Bowling Green and Stanley and

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  • Dr. Terry Newton – “Blessed” life immortalized in book of stories

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    “Blessed - Stories from a small town veterinarian,” a collection of short stories, is a glimpse into the life and times of Dr. Terry E. Newton. The stories featured were told by Dr. Newton and written and compiled by Courtney Leeper, the niece of Newton’s business partner, Dr. Dave Cerven.

    “You are about to begin a delightful journey into a rare and wonderful section of our world. You are about to enter the world of the life and times of Dr. Terry E. Newton,” it begins. “The most important thing that I can tell you about Dr. Terry Newton is that he is for real. As you read about his life, you may doubt that anyone can be that humble,

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  • Minister’s Message – “The Authority of God’s Word”

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Let us make 2015 a year of glorifying our Lord, putting His Word first in our life. 2 Timothy 3:10 –17 What a world we live in? People are all mixed up they are looking for the truth in a world where there are no truths. What is true for you may not be true for me is the way of the world. Folks the only truth we have is

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  • MCAC resumes classes

    Posted on January 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    Now that the holidays are over, the Montgomery County Arts Council Art Center is resuming crochet classes and Open Studio evenings as well as some new offerings. Nancy McKellar, noted fiber artist, teaches basic crochet and free-form crochet.  Her group meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays and is free of charge. The Thursday night Open Studio, which meets from 7 to 9, is a chance to

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  • Calvin named Firefighter of the Year

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Fireman of the year

    Rich Calvin (left) was recently named Frankford Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year. Above, Darrell VanHooser presents Calvin with a plaque denoting the honor.  

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  • Courthouse gives to Toys for Tots

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Employees of the Pike County Courthouse helped provide Christmas gifts for area families in need this year through the Toys for Tots campaign.  They combined their efforts with local Boy Scout Troop 177, Carl Ulrich, Scoutmaster.  Ryan and Heather Daffron chaired the toy drive which filled all the needs that were given through NECAC along with a donation of items to AVENUES.  

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