Snow, and a lack thereof
21 January 2022
By Vicki Scott This past Sunday morning was beautiful in that we woke up to snow falling heavily. It was breathtaking, and my first thought was about Glencoe,...
God’s word revealed - God’s plan for our salvation
21 January 2022
By John Larkins As with all of God’s workings, His plan to rescue us from Satan after our parents sinned is well documented and explained by God’s messengers....
From God’s word - An in-depth study of The Lord’s Prayer
21 January 2022
By Toni Ford This week’s devotion was written by Sylvia Gunter, whose ministry is called “The Father’s Business.” Her words on the Lord’s Prayer come from...
Breakfast Cinnamon Bread, Marshmallow Surprise and Peach Muffins
21 January 2022
By Andy Bedwell Some of my favorite memories as a child were the weekend visits to my Grand-mother Icy’s house. I would awaken to a sense of light coming...
One heck of a challenge
14 January 2022
By Vicki Scott For the first time (I think) I’m writing a sequel to a previous column. It’s not on purpose; I hurt all over and it is on my mind. My children...
Chicken Rotel Casserole, Alabama Cake and Stuffed Jalapeño Appetizers
14 January 2022
By Andy Bedwell What would we do without chicken? Actually, a better question is, how do you give chicken a distinctive flavor? Dress up that everyday...
From God’s word - Our God makes all things new
14 January 2022
By Toni Ford During this month I have been reading through the Book of Jeremiah. Although I’ve read Jeremiah before, this time I’ve discovered so many...
God’s word revealed - The Ten Commandments are not optional
14 January 2022
By John Larkins “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” This...
From God’s word - Putting ourselves in the right position
06 January 2022
By Toni Ford I have always looked forward to the last week in December and the first week in January. It is during these two weeks where I take time to...
God’s word revealed - Is the Christmas season over yet?
06 January 2022
By John Larkins Now that the holiday decorations are taken down and put back in storage, our focus may have shifted to sports contests and pandemics. I...
Weighing new year’s resolutions
06 January 2022
By Vicki Scott It was around this time 2016 that I started writing articles for The Messenger. Six years have passed (too fast, in my opinion) with many...
Shrimp Cocktail Sauce, Cowboy Salad, Spaghetti Salad and Strawberry Cookies
06 January 2022
By Andy Bedwell Shrimp Cocktail Sauce One large ketchup 2 stalks celery, finely minced Juice of one lemon 3 shakes of oregano leaves Horseradish to taste...
Southern Taco Soup, Mexican Cornbread and Coconut Chess Pie
19 November 2021
By Andy Bedwell Southern Taco Soup 2 pounds ground chuck 1 large onion, chopped (Brown both of these together and drain) 1 can Rotel tomatoes 2 large cans...

Latest News

Grace under pressure: Southside grad illustrates how faith influences her life
Etowah County Master Gardeners cultivate change in community, welcome volunteers
Family Success Center celebrates 20 years of transforming lives
Christi Robinson named Gadsden and Etowah Chamber President, CEO-Elect
Gadsden author Cherie Stewart reflects on life experiences, shares faith in latest book Go Tell

Latest Sports News

The Alley to host AHSAA state bowling tournament
Casting on the Coosa - Uncooperative fish and a lack of good fortune
Local basketball roundup
Area basketball teams ranked in latest ASWA poll
Local runners compete at MLK meet