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Centro Contacto Latino reaches out to the Hispanic community

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Perhaps it was fate that Charles Cranford, former pastor of Salem Baptist Church, went on a mission trip to Senora, Mexico in 1987. That’s where he happened to meet a young woman named Betsy Chacon from Tucson, Ariz. who was attending a Bible college there at the time. “He invited…

Blanketeers to the rescue

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Fried pies from scratch

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Professional baseball player holds his values tight

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Former professional baseball player and coach Tony Cloninger of Denver, says having priorities straight helped his long career in baseball fall into place. When he first began coaching for the Yankees after playing professional baseball for the Braves and the Cardinals, Cloninger was inspired while reading a Zig Ziglar book.…

An evening ride

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Business After Hours

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Minister returns to Lincoln County

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Bill Bigham is living proof that God often has different blueprints for our lives than the ones we’ve drawn up. Bigham, pastor of Boger City Baptist Church for a little over two months, once dreamed of becoming a broadcaster. But all that changed when he began to feel God pulling…

Around Town 8/17/2007

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HOMECOMING Coral Park Baptist Church, Maiden Hwy. will hold homecoming Sunday with the Heritage Quartet singing at 10:30 a.m. followed by worship service and lunch. SERVICE OF BLESSING Trinity Lutheran Church, Vale, will offer a Back to School Service of Blessing Sunday at 10 a.m. The service will offer scripture…

Prayer Vigil

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Apple Queen dream comes true

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The 2007 Lincoln County Apple Queen has attended the pageant regularly since she was 5 years old. She always dreamed she’d enter it, but never thought she would actually win. “It was really hard to believe I was actually up there,” said Rachel Cochran, 19. “I thought, ‘This is unreal.…