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The Association of International Gospel Assemblies, Inc., will be hosting the Tennessee State Conference on Nov. 2 at 6 p.m., as well as on Nov. 3 at 9 a.m. at Hope Assembly Church.

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St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church celebrates The Blessing of the Animals today, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 5 until 6 p.m. in the church parking lot, located at 106 E. Washington Street.

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It took an amputated leg followed by an accident that broke his back for God to be able to slow down Bruce McVey long enough for him to hear the call to the ministry, McVey told members of the First Presbyterian Church during his first sermon as permanent pastor recently.

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John Long is the new pastor of the Booneville, Mulberry and Harms United Methodist Churches.

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The 23rd Annual Shadow Valley Gospel Music Festival, a three-night outdoor concert series featuring some of the biggest names in gospel music, will be held July 12, 13 and 14 at 54 Warden Road, just off Highway 231 North of Fayetteville.

Tessa Ollis and Kyliegh Ollis, daughters of Megan and Andrew Ollis, have been collecting Bible story books for the Lending Libraries in Fayetteville from Booneville United Methodist Church. Some of the Bible story books are new, and some are slightly used. Sara Weber is pastor of Booneville,…

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The 23rd Annual Shadow Valley Gospel Music Festival, a three-night outdoor concert series featuring some of the biggest names in gospel music, will be held July 12, 13 and 14 at 54 Warden Road, just off Highway 231 North of Fayetteville.

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“Dad would leave for work every day with a smile,” recalls Barbara Askins of her father, James Edward “Stick” Askins, pictured here with his wife, Virginia Ruth Askins. “He loved working at FPU – he always worked while mom stayed home and took care of us.” Mr. Askins passed away in 1996, whi…