Thursday, June 23, 2005

Opinion

Fielder’s Choice
By Barry Burleson

Community spirit at Relay

Once again The South Reporter enjoyed its participation in the Marshall County’s Relay for Life.

The June 10 event in Holly Springs was successful, raising more than $40,000 to help the battle against cancer.

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Close to Nowhere
By Linda Jones

A wedding?
In two weeks?

My granddaughters and I are going to Tyler, Tx. in a few weeks to visit two of my nieces. The niece that has lived in Jonesboro and Hope, Ark. has now moved to Tyler (her husband is a Baptist minister). My oldest niece lives in Gunter, Tx., which I understand is about two hours from Tyler. She’s recently moved back to Texas after living in Heber Springs for a while.

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The Preacher’s Corner
By Rev. Dr. Milton Winter

Life of church goes on, even in the summer

Well, not quite. “Miss Smith” in the cartoon is probably a retired schoolteacher whose sacrificial giving keeps that parish going and the minister employed! Still we are in the season of lower attendance, in an era of lower attendance. So, as a retired minister I know says, the preacher often looks out at “lots of lumber,” that is, those uncomfortably empty pews.

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MS Guard soldiers take many roles in Iraq

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq – Part of being a soldier in Iraq is adapting to changing situations. Sometimes a soldier may have to adapt at a moment’s notice.

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