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Happy birthday in Heaven

Happy birthday in Heaven to Pauline and Lorzena Kuhn.Jeff, Debbie and Geoffrey Kuhn, Dianna and Billy Jarrell, Kiri and Zoey Walker attended the releasing of balloons ceremony at the Danville Memorial Park to celebrate pauline and Lorenza Kuhn’s birthdays.Mom and Dad, you are missed so much. We love you and will always celebrate your life as a gift from heaven.

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A Closer Walk

“I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, A-men: and have the keys of hell and of death” (Revelation 1:18).This verse is taken out of the Apostle John’s introduction in the book of Revelation, which was given to him while he was in exile on the isle of Patmos. Apparently the Roman authorities had interpreted John preaching as seditious and removed him from the mainland in an attempt to inhibit the growth of the early church.

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Commission approves order to lay levy rates

MADISON — An order to lay the levy rates in Boone County was approved last week by the Boone County Commission.The rates for fiscal year 2014-2015 were set as follows: General Fund estimated revenues at $10,573,060; and Coal Severance Tax revenues $4,062,185.Expenditures of the revenue include, $233,000 for capital projects; $99,000 in social services, which includes $59,000 for senior citizens and $40,000 for public transportation, all from the Coal Severance Tax ...

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Boone ranks 49th in state on social services for children

Boone County ranks near the bottom on social services for children, according to the annual Kids Count Data Book, which profiles child well-being.Boone County ranked 49th out of 55 counties, only ahead of Wyoming (50th), Mercer (51st), Lincoln (52nd), Summers (53rd), Mingo (54th), and McDowell (55th).The ranking is based on 12 indicators: how many babies born with low birth weights, the infant mortality rate, the child death rate, percent of 4-year-olds in school, subsid...

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Prescription take back program set for Saturday, April 26

A prescription drug take back event is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boone County Courthouse and at Racine Park.The federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, along with Stop Watch and the REgional Family Resource Network are offering this program to prevent increased pill abuse and theft, according to event organizers.Residents can drop unused, unwanted and expired medications into boxes provi...

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For such a time as this

In many cases when we suffer we do not know the reason why. Sometimes God reveals the purpose of our suffering at a later time and sometimes He never lets us know why we had to suffer. But by reading the Scriptures, we can glean some general reasons for human suffering. Suffering is always at variance with our human will and desire. If we had a choice, we would never willingly choose to suffer. But when we do suffer, it is comforting at least to know the reason why. Knowing why adds a measure...

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CHURCH BRIEFS

Holy Week Services for West Fork (Van) Area ChurchesThe following Churches will join for a time of worship:Martha Freewill Baptist, Brown’s Branch FWB, Gordon Union Church, Gordon Missionary Baptist, Van United Methodist, and Van Christian Faith Center.Wednesday April 16 - Easter Cantata (Brown’s Branch)Thursday April 17 - Gordon Union Church (Gordon)Friday April 18 - Christian Faith Center (Van)Wed...

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Kid’s coalition wins victories during tumultuous state legislative sessions

CHARLESTON — The “Our Children, Our Future...

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