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Four by Four 5/24/15 (05/24/15)
Mark Matthews Cape Girardeau Director of player services Dalhousie Golf Club What are your plans for the Memorial Day weekend? I will be working on Saturday and Sunday at Dalhousie Golf Club and then going to the Cardinals game on Memorial Day. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I don't know if I would change anything. I am a happy, satisfied person, have a great family, and the Lord has blessed me in many ways. I think I'm fine. What makes a really great start to your day? Just waking up ready to attack the day and whatever it puts in front of you. What makes a really great end to your day? Being able to think that you made a difference in helping people, and being happy with the job you did that day. Jamie Brugger Jackson Player services staff Dalhousie Golf Club What are your plans for the Memorial Day weekend? I plan to work at Dalhousie. If my boss will let me off, I hope to go to the lake for one day with some of my best friends. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? It would probably be how much I work, just so I could have more time to spend with my family and friends while I'm home for the summer. What makes a really great start to your day? When I get up and go to the gym and accomplish things, and spend a lot of time outdoors in the morning. What makes a really great end to your day? I like to watch Netflix or read a good book. Dez Dennard Jackson Saw mechanic Havco Wood Products What are your plans for the Memorial Day weekend? I plan to spend time with my family and barbecue at home. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I made some changes a few years ago, and I like how things are now. What makes a really great start to your day? Waking up and seeing my daughter each day. I get to see friends, family, meet new people. What makes a really great end to your day? Being with my family. Made it through the day and having a good night's rest. Bobby Staten Cape Girardeau Chef Katy O'Ferrell's What are your plans for the Memorial Day weekend? I will be working. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Spend more time with my kids. What makes a really great start to your day? Thanking God I woke up. What makes a really great end to your day? Thanking God I made it through the day.
Cowboy Culture: Oak Ridge church mission leads to offshoots (05/24/15)
The Cape County Cowboy Church started, fittingly, in a livestock barn. The barn, in Fruitland, seated 275 people. Since that humble beginning in January 2004, church attendance has exploded, so much so that by 2009, church leaders decided to build a sanctuary in Oak Ridge, just off Interstate 55 about 20 miles north of Cape Girardeau...
Welcome rain, summertime fun and worshiping wheels (05/24/15)
While strolling, I wondered whatever happened to Harry Acup. Happy birthday to Seyer, Steve Rogers, Agnes Landewee, Linda Simpson, Amy Pobst, Stephanie Uhrhan, Jessica Barnhart, Garrett Pepple, Natalie Townsend, Josh Hanlon, Mike Kitchen, Breanne Gilmer, Marc Sadler, Mike McCallum, Josh Hendrix, Carol Gribler, David Jackson, Charlie Sladek, Loretta Ditto, Jill Little, Melonie Payne, Kathy Holmes, Casey Hampton, Wanda Perry, Kim Foulk, Danny Loucks, Kristie Lynn, Terry Curtis, Denny Graviett, Shelly Dooley, Jason Sadler, Leann Hudson, Jessie McFall and Tammy Erlbacher.. ...
When God lets the people be God to him (05/24/15)
The problem with loving someone is that when they leave, it hurts. In the past few weeks since Father Bill died, I have been experiencing loss in a way I never have before. I never realized how much it means to have someone know everything about you and still love you. I never realized how much the rhythm of my life was marked by Father Bill and our talks, sharing news, joys and questions, exchanging wisdom, revealing God, just in talking...
What does it mean to be 'overly religious'? (05/24/15)
"I think religion is OK so long as someone does not become overly religious." -- Gary, a long-ago colleague I read the words of Dr. K.P.S. Kamath in last Monday's Southeast Missourian and was reminded of a one-time co-worker's comment to me, which appears as the epigram above. It's a strong memory. Drilling down, Gary was asked to elaborate on what it means to be "overly religious."...