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The Lighthouse hosts Williams singers

COLBERT, Oklahoma — The Williams Gospel Singers will be performing Oct. 9 at the second Friday gospel singing at The Lighthouse of Colbert. The free singing begins at 7 p.m. The church is located at 346 Somers, one block south of the Colbert Post Office.


In Luke 12, Jesus speaks of a very wealthy man. He has so much that he wants to tear down his storage areas and build larger ones. He says to himself that he will eat, drink and be merry, not knowing that he will not live to enjoy his wealth. He died without caring for himself or anyone else. That man should have thought of others rather than only himself. He was a rich fool.

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Pilgrim Rest appreciates pastor, wife

TRENTON — The Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will host a pastor and wife 34th appreciation service at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 with guest speaker the Rev. Hite of Mt. Oliver Missionary Baptist Church in Celeste, Oct. 11 with the Rev. Reed of Oliver Baptist Church in Celeste and Oct. 18 with the Rev. Giles of New Horizon Baptist Church in Dallas.

Stampede near Saudi holy city kills more than 700 on hajj pilgrimage (+video)

BAGHDAD - More than 700 Muslim worshipers were killed in a stampede near Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on Thursday, a disaster that raised questions about the country’s ability to manage the safety of the millions of pilgrims who travel to its holy sites each year.