The 7th Annual Love Out Loud Meridian, a weeklong mission event in the city of Meridian, will kick off Sunday night, July 14, at 7 p.m. with a special service at the Temple Theater. 

Alabama’s new abortion restrictions were signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey. But more has been said recently about the fact that the bill was passed by 25 white men in the state Senate. Media reports have pointed to how this law will disproportionately affect black and poor women.

“Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, ‘Sit here, while I go over there and pray.’ And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, ‘My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; r…

The festival of Passover is arguably the most widely observed of all the Jewish holidays. This year, Passover begins at sundown on Friday night, April 19, and lasts for seven or eight days. It is customary outside of Israel to add an eighth day to the festival. In Israel and among Reform Je…

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Services for Henry Clark will be Sunday, July 21, 2019, at 2 p.m., at Berry and Gardner's OP Chapel. Burial: Zion Hill Cemetery. Visitation: Saturday, July 20, from 6-7 p.m., in the Berry and Gardner OP Chapel.

Services for Annie McCann will be Monday, July 22, 2019, at 11 a.m., at Family Life Church, Quitman. Burial: Old Oak Grove Cemetery (Elmwood Cemetery) with Berry And Gardner in charge. Visitation: One hour prior to services.

Funeral services for Stan Sanders will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 2 p.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Kern officiating. The family will have a private burial after the service. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. …

Services are incomplete for Mrs. Bertha Simpson, who died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.