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guest preacher Former Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook will be the guest preacher at Theressa Hoover Memorial United Methodist Church. The recorded service can be viewed from 10:30 a.m. Sunday at facebook.com/hooverchurch. Suzan Johnson Cook, former United States Goodwill Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, will deliver the Sunday morning sermon for the Theressa Hoover Memorial United …

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts is defending its plan to limit Carnival 2022 events. The move drew mixed reviews from stakeholders and members of the public. In a statement yesterday, the ministry said: “To reiterate, the ministry has proposed a ‘taste of carnival’ which would include specific types of carnival activities for …

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – More than 300 hotel rooms were paid for this weekend to house more than 700 people. Unfortunately, this does not provide shelter for everyone who has sought help from the United Way. United Way has partnered with the Calcasieu Police Jury and the City of Lake Charles. A number of …

Former Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceManchin, Collins leading talks on overhauling election law and protecting election officials January 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump to sit down for interview Pence’s pet bunny Marlon Bundo, dies MORE is expected to deliver the keynote address at a fundraising dinner for the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg, …

Virginia H “Jennie” McGrady Close August 10, 1924 – January 17, 2022 ANDERSON – Virginia H. “Jennie” McGrady Close, 97, died Jan. 17, 2022 at her home. She was born August 10, 1924 in Anderson, to parents John P. and Ethel P. (Day) Burkert. Virginia married the love of her life, John G. Close, on …

TODAY Reunion of the Sons of Confederate Veterans The sons of Confederate Veterans, Capt. Thomas H. Hobbs Camp 768, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 at the Alabama Veterans Museum. Author Cody C. Engdahl will present “A Brief History of the American Civil War Through Fiddle Tunes.” The public is invited. SATURDAY Championship …

Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said the ministry estimated the cost of repairing damage from last month’s catastrophic floods in eight states could reach RM2 billion. ― photo of Bernama KUALA LUMPUR, 20 January ― The Ministry of Finance (MoF) today estimated that the cost of repairing damage from last month’s …

By Ken Epstein The real estate development at Howard Terminal proposed by billionaire developer John Fisher, owner of the Oakland A’s, and supported by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf “will cause many significant and unavoidable impacts in critical areas such as toxics, traffic , air quality. and public safety,” according to a fact sheet released by …

Photo: Getty Images A fund aimed at helping and preserving historic black churches received a huge donation this week, according to BNC News. Lilly Endowment Inc. has donated $20 million to the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, which will go to the Preserving Black Churches project, according to an announcement by the National Trust For …

The church in northwest Houston suffered heavy damage from Hurricane Harvey in 2017. By the time its flooded facility was finally rebuilt a few years ago, the congregation was only back to full capacity. only for six weeks before services were shut down by the pandemic. As the church suffered one setback after another, senior …