A Joyful Noise … HEAVEN IS OPEN

HEAVEN IS OPEN As the partial government shutdown continues to rage because of a wall, people can comfort themselves that the Kingdom of Heaven never...

Thanksgiving Dinner served at First Reformed Nov. 22

Final preparations are underway by volunteers at First Reformed Church for the annual Thanksgiving dinner. Church members will be serving lunch from 11 a.m.-1...

A Joyful Noise … SUNDAY ON SATURDAY

SUNDAY ON SATURDAY To whoever stole my license plate, thanks. Actually, I don’t know if someone stole it, but neither the officer who stopped me nor I...

A word on behalf of religion

These have been hard times for American institutions. Over the past four to five decades, confidence in nearly every institution of American life has...

A Joyful Noise … BRRRRRR …. Brrrrrr …. (A Chilling Story Of Salvation’s Hope...

Everyone liked Bill - except, perhaps, the CEO at Nipsco. And Bill liked everyone too — including, presumably, the CEO at Nipsco. Bill, however, did not...

Sonlight Wesleyan will host community Good Friday service

The Wells County Ministerial Association will hold its annual community Good Friday worship service at

A Joyful Noise … PRECIOUS MEMORIES

PRECIOUS MEMORIES More than 10 years ago, niece Rachel opened her “Slurpee Drink Maker” for her birthday. In the grainy picture that captured the momentous moment,...

A Joyful Noise … PEOPLE WATCHING

PEOPLE WATCHING On Wednesday evening, each person who landed in Fort Wayne International Airport could discover all Jennifer Lopez’s secrets to be “better than ever...

Portland’s Arts Place starts handbell choir in September

Arts Place in Portland will offer a handbell choir experience this fall through its MusicWorks program. The group will meet on Tuesdays from Sept....

Zanesville News: 02-19-2018

As I write this column on Valentine’s Day, I will note that 75 years ago today my brother David McBride was born. It was...