Restored

Restored

A focus of some reality television shows is restoring old cars. Investors with deep pockets team up with talented master mechanics to create machines that are the envy of antique car lovers. Old cars ravaged by time and the elements are restored to beautiful machines they once were. Time and circumstances have a way of…

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

To achieve good health, it may seem wise to follow the advice of “experts.” But most experts overlook the biggest problem-a lack of relationship with God. The Apostle, Paul put it this way, “Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.”…

Pastime: Heat, summertime, and the “Vick Burn”

Pastime: Heat, summertime, and the “Vick Burn”

The awfully oppressive heat always reminds me of the large forest fires on record in Bradley County, especially two remembered by a few as the “Vick Burn.” This week, Bradley County is in the “moderate” category for fires, according to the Arkansas Forestry Service. The “first” forest fire in the vicinity of the Vick community…

Bradley and Cleveland County both under burn bans

Bradley and Cleveland County both under burn bans

Multiple days of temperatures over 100, a heat index expected to rise to near 110 across South Arkansas over the next several days, and only a small chance of rain coming Thursday, Bradley and Cleveland Counties have both issued burn bans as of today, July 19, 2022. As of Tuesday morning, most of the State…

Summer Heat

Summer Heat

The heat of summer makes work even harder. Rising temperatures and humidity drain away energy and make us wish for cooler weather and even winter. The Psalmist David used the stress of summer heat to illustrate God’s judgment on sin. “Day and night your hand of discipline was heavy on me. My strength evaporated like…