- Few Southeast students face suspension, expulsion for sexual assaults, campus paper finds (4/25/17)6
- Perryville family organizing bone-marrow drive Friday for ailing 6-year-old boy (4/26/17)
- Woman battered after smashing boyfriend's meth pipe against wall, police say (4/25/17)1
- Temptations bassist dies after Cape Girardeau show (4/26/17)2
- BBB warns Jackson man's online business might not be legit (4/24/17)
- Event includes the first public tour of 200-year-old Elmwood Manor (4/23/17)3
- State Supreme Court rules against congressman's mother in dog-kennel defamation case (4/27/17)1
- Strattman to step down as principal at St. Mary (4/28/17)1
- Cape couple turns their home into cozy, comfortable music venue (4/24/17)
- New ride-hailing law draws praise from carGo official (4/25/17)
A day of prayer
For those who experience it, the power of prayer is beyond words. On this, the National Day of Prayer, special observances will be held across the nation seeking divine guidance and intervention for the leaders of our country and those who make decision that affect our lives.
There are two local opportunities today to participate in the National Day of Prayer. The Cape Girardeau Mayor's Prayer Breakfast is scheduled for 6:45 a.m. at La Croix United Methodist Church. The Jackson Ministerial Alliance is planning another special service at 12:10 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Each year, these prayer services bring together individuals from all walks of life who share a common belief in God and in the power of his guiding hand in our lives. For a few minutes the divisions of our times cease and the hearts of prayerful men and women come together in an effort to elevate our lives and acknowledge our dependence on God's mercy.
Today, pray for our nation, our state and our community and all who seek to govern with justice and truth.