Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Real people, facing real situations, real life and death destiny, as only Central Baptist volunteers can provide via the annual Reality House, starting Wednesday evening. Admission is free; donations to Eureka Food Pantry encouraged.
Go and experience the "reality" of actual life and death choices. How will your soul survive? That's the provocative question that Central Baptist Church in Eureka volunteers pose every year at this time. Reality House is a spiritual alternative and challenge that allows participants to travel through a series of events, including death, hell and heaven. The drama is portrayed by actors about real events that everyone will have to face some day. Reality House runs nightly, starting Wednesday, Oct. 24, through Saturday, Oct. 27, from 7-11 p.m. at 601 N. Central in Eureka. Central Baptist Church teams have been challenging people with this experience since 1994. This event is free and opened to the public. Canned food donations for the …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
PHOTO GALLERY: Spontaneous visit to Missouri Veterans Cemetery poses question of what few words one would choose to place on tombstone. What five words would you select to represent your life?
An unassuming brown and white state road sign caught our attention on Memorial Day while driving back from Blue Springs/Independence, MO. We had no idea a large veterans cemetery was located in central Missouri. But it was like a beacon sat atop that sign Monday, beckoning drivers in from Interstate 70. So we responded by exploring a Missouri landmark that seemed like the perfect place to be on a day of such observation. Located several miles off the beaten path in Higginsville, we arrived there just before something very hallowed was about to happen. While passing through the front gates, visitors immediately saw row upon row of U.S. flags lining neatly plotted tombstones. The hush sort of took your breath away. We drove toward a wall …
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Also on today's PatchCast, Parkway West girls swimming team wins 12th state title and how chickens make great pets.
Neighbors Shocked at Death of 40-year-old Disabled Man: Mark J. Woods was found dead this morning inside his burning duplex. Parkway West Claims 12th State Swimming Title: The dramatic competition came down to one event: the 400-yard freestyle medley. Chickens: Not Just for Dinner Anymore: Raising domestic chickens is more than a hobby or fad. They are a great addition to life. Seckman's Kraus Reflects on Another State Title: Seckman junior Matt Kraus won the state championship in the 112-pound weight class at Mizzou Arena.