Melissa Honors its First Responders

Melissa Honors its First Responders

By Ken Gaidziunas Staff Writer Melisa residents filled the new city pavilion on the evening of Aug. 4 for a city-hosted event honoring the first responders who serve and live in the community. There were prayers by Pastors Ryan Ross, Trey Graham and Rev. Stacy...
Graduate moves forward with veterinarian education

Graduate moves forward with veterinarian education

Walking back from the truck, all Lindsey Tarby could think about was what was coming next. The horse that was once standing was now on the ground having difficulty breathing. The owners had tears in their eyes as veterinarian Dr. Jeff Garner assessed the situation. As...
Anna’s House Food Pantry Shuts its Doors for Good

Anna’s House Food Pantry Shuts its Doors for Good

By Ken Gaidziunas Staff Writer Anna’s House, a ministry-based outreach program administered by First Anna Baptist Church that over the last five years provided food, clothing, diapers and prayer to needy community members is no more. While a brief message to the...