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  • Howard County events calendar

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • Frozen embryos: 'We want to give them a chance'

    Frozen embryos: 'We want to give them a chance'
    A month after Anabella and Matteus Potter were born in 2009, their parents, Adriana and Robert, agreed to disagree on what to do with two other embryos created in the same petri dish as their twins. Grateful for the in vitro fertilization that enabled...
  • Rev. Edwin A. Schell

    Rev. Edwin A. Schell
    The Rev. Edwin Austin Schell, a retired pastor who was a historian with an "encyclopedic knowledge" of his United Methodist Church, died Nov. 25 at St. Agnes Hospital after suffering a fall. He was 88 and lived in the Charlestown Retirement Community....
  • Burbank First United Methodist Church hosts Christmas concert

    The Chancel Choir of Burbank First United Methodist Church is presenting their holiday season concert “Festival of Lessons & Carols.” The Chancel Choir of BFUMC is comprised of both professional and volunteer singers and is lead by Music...
  • Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor

    Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor
    Rev. Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor of Old Otterbein United Methodist Church from 1992 through 2006 and later pastor of visitation/pastor emeritus at Perry Hall United Methodist Church, died Thursday following a series of strokes. He was 82. "He could tell...
  • Selina Louise Daniels

      Selina Louise Daniels July 22, 1927 – June 15, 2011   Selina was born in Long Beach and grew up in Huntington Park.  Her parents were Frank and Iva Reed. She went to high school at Huntington Park High School where she spent her senior year...
  • Death of former pastor's wife in 1999 now ruled homicide

    Death of former pastor's wife in 1999 now ruled homicide
    When Arthur Schirmer was arrested in September 2010 and charged with killing his wife, Betty Jean, in 2008, and trying to make it look like a car accident, it made people wonder about the circumstances of the death of Schirmer's first wife, Jewel, who...
  • Monkton United Methodist Church to dedicate new steps

    Monkton United Methodist Church invites the public to a dedication ceremony for the church's new front steps. The congregation will dedicate new brick steps leading up to the front doors on Feb. 19 at 10:45 a.m.. Light refreshments will follow. The...
  • Let's Get Together

    These groups meet regularly. 50+ Professionals — Singles social group for professionals ages 50 and older. New members are currently being accepted. Group meets for social events such as happy hours, brunches, dinners, theater, concerts, book clubs...
  • 200 Methodist clergy in Illinois defy church on same-sex unions

    More than 200 United Methodist clergy in Illinois have pledged to flout church policy and bless unions for same-sex couples, putting their jobs, homes and callings in jeopardy if couples take advantage of their offer. Methodists in the Northern...
  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...