The Rest of The Story Doug Harrell I have to laugh as I remember the evening Clint is talking about. One of the pleasures of working with Clint was his innocence and gullibility. I was as tired in the evenings as he was, well maybe not quite, but it was always fun to joke around with him. I enjoyed the Gaither hour as much as he and Barbara, but it was always good for a response when I would egg them on about getting more work done. Oh, to be able to sit back down with Clint in the...Read More
Author: Barbara Harrell
Life Lessons Seasons of Our Lives By Doug Harrell Ecclesiastes 3:1 To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven. As I am writing this morning I have really been thinking about the different seasons of our lives and the changes that take place in each one and how one leads into another. We start our lives as seeds planted in the womb and sprout as a young baby being nurtured in our mother’s arms. As we grow and begin to learn, we are pruned, sometimes with a switch and sometimes with the...Read More
Tim’s Treasures An Unforgettable Sunrise By Timothy W. Tron Burke County “…whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. – James 4:14 We can no more know what will be in 20 years than we can know what tomorrow will bring; it is like being able to see what is not visible. We ourselves are like the mist, as scriptures tell us, “Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even...Read More
The 5th Annual Yancey-Mitchell Rise Against Hunger Event September 23rd 2017, 9 AM to 1 PM at Higgins Memorial UMC, Burnsville Four and a half pounds of food are produced each day for every man, woman, and child on the planet, yet one person dies every five seconds from hunger. The U.N. and the World Health Organization estimate that 30 billion dollars could end world hunger annually. Each year, we as Americans spend 13 billion dollars on bottled water, 15 billion dollars on food and party supplies for the Super Bowl, and a whopping 650 billion dollars on...Read More
A Time to Remember, A Time to Act We are marking International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st, 6:00pm at the new Mitchell County Courthouse, Bakersville, NC and invite you to join us. Alternate Inclement Weather Location: Mitchell High School Auditorium Overdose Awareness Day has been a key remembrance event for those who have died from fatal drug overdoses since 2001. On August 31 thousands of people worldwide will stand alongside the friends and families of fatal overdose victims to reflect on those who have been lost. Overdose Awareness Day offers all who have been affected by overdose a...Read More
Tomorrow is forecast to be Cooler than today.
Monday 09/25 10%
High 84° / Low 59°
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.
Tuesday 09/26 10%
High 81° / Low 60°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 81F. Winds light and variable.
Wednesday 09/27 10%
High 81° / Low 61°
Sunny skies. High 81F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.