This past Sunday at our church, we read these words from the twelfth chapter of the Gospel of Luke: “where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” This verse invites us, as Christians, to consider how we are using the treasure of our lives to serve God. Read more


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We sometimes must laugh to keep from crying. Our sense of humor is a very important escape mechanism that periodically rescues us from depressing thoughts and situations. Read more

Faith Column

Luke 10:25-28  GO BACK TO YOUR COUNTRY Read more

I was a first grader when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. I witnessed a nation arise from a peaceful slumber and immediately forge a bond of united effort to defend freedom far a cross the troubled oceans of our borders. Read more

4-H Youth Development

Summer is one of the busiest times in the 4-H and Youth world and this year is no exception. Read more

Have you ever had one of those days? One of those days that seem like they are 3 years long and will never end! The storms are raging like never before, the valley seems so deep, dark and long! Read more


The sign for the Middletown Mall has been taken down.The entrance-exit at the Walmart stoplight for the Mall, (that has been available for many years), has had the brush removed. Read more

Slusser Column

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Read more

Faith Column

Change can be a good thing or change can be a bad thing so it is up to each of us to decide what change we will accept. Read more

Faith Column

An older lady traveling alone had to pull off the highway due to a flat tire. She was alone and scared on the dark, deserted road when a young man pulled up in an old beat up truck and came to her car window. Read more

Slusser Column

In our American society, certain dates and celebrations are annually set aside for special remembrances of persons and events that especially affect our lives. One such tradition was introduced and celebrated locally by a Methodist congregation being the first to do so in America. Father’s D… Read more