Smoke alarms save lives

If you hear the beep, get out, and call or text 911.Working smoke alarms save lives, there is no disputing that fact. The Mason Volunteer Fire Departm...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Regulating Facebook a tough call

Regulating Facebook a tough call

Legislators’ push for regulating social media giant Facebook in the wake of an information scandal became rather empty when separate U.S. House ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


God can remake you

God can remake you

People of a certain age, we won’t say which age, will remember the tag line of the TV show, The Six Million Dollar Man. It was repeated at the o...

April 19th, 2018 |  



Jesus’ blood is the permanent ink

Jesus’ blood is the permanent ink

Many years ago, when my family and I had an opportunity for a little bit of vacation one late spring, we elected to spend a few days in Chincoteague, ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


God might be trying to get your attention

God might be trying to get your attention

A mother eagle prepares for nesting. She first finds a place she thinks is suitable. The next step is the preparation for building the nest. She finds...

April 19th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The good shepard

God’s Kids Korner: The good shepard

I know many of you have pets such as dogs, cats, fish, birds, hamsters, or maybe if you have lots of room even a horse, goat, or sheep. Pets are lots ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Making the most of interruptions

Teen testimony: Making the most of interruptions

Let’s examine Luke 8:41-56.A ruler of the synagogue is struggling. Jairus is his name. His daughter occupies her death bed. His only child. Desp...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Their view

I started planning my retirement in the ninth grade when I was in high school. My dad’s first cousin was a pharmacist and he owned several pharm...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Letter to the Editor: Showing and returning respect during tragedy

Dear Editor,On behalf of the Shane Filkins family, I would like to express our awe and gratitude for the outpouring of support and expressions of resp...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Girls play baseball, too!

Girls play baseball, too!

Did you watch the 1992 movie, A League of Their Own? Many viewers, including me, learned about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AA...

April 17th, 2018 |