On the Hallmark channel at Christmas time it snows every day. The characters walk through the snow in trendy clothes. Inside each home, the fireplace burns continually, the holiday tree is perfectly decorated, and there are mounds of gifts underneath.

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I see people experiencing much fear and hopelessness. May we choose to remember, even in the midst of times such as this, God is still in control and surely He will keep His word.

“And all the crowds that had assembled for this spectacle, when they saw what had taken place, returned home beating their breasts. And all his acquaintances and the women who had followed him from Galilee stood at a distance watching these things.” Luke 23:48-49

For Christmas of 2019, Healing Harmony Outreach Ministry, founded by Sylvia Caver of Buckatunna, Miss., SOAP Ministry, founded by Elder Sherrel Caver and Assistant Pastor Ervin Lacey, partnered with local churches in the community to give Christmas gifts to more than 400 nursing homes, vete…

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Graveside services for Mrs. Mildred Armstrong were held on Thursday, July 2, 2020, 3 p.m., at Magnolia Cemetery. To view the full obituary or sign the online memorial go to www.jamesfwebb.com.

There will be a private memorial for Mrs. Joyce Courier on Monday, July 6, 2020, at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton. To view the full obituary go to www.jamesfwebb.com.

Arrangements are incomplete at Berry & Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Price, 65, of Enterprise, who died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.