April was a month of war of the United States. The Revolutionary War declared April 18, 1775. Mexican War declared April 24, 1846. Civil War declared April 14, 1861. Spanish-American War declared April 25, 1898. World War I was declared April 6, 1917.
A story is told about the great violinist Niccolo Paganini, who was performing one evening before a packed concert hall, surrounded by a full orchestra. As he began the final piece, one of the strings on his violin snapped. In his genius, Paganini was able to continue playing the piece on the remaining three strings.
Clarke County’s first annual Easter egg hunt was in 1948 at the Osceola High School athletic field. A total of $50 in cash prices was distributed to the participants in addition to thousands of candy Easter eggs. The Osceola Chamber of Commerce and participating merchants furnished the prizes.
Governor Branstad released revisions to his proposals for the Fiscal Year 2018 and Fiscal Year 2019 budgets on Tuesday, as well as his proposal to address the anticipated budget shortfall in FY 2017.
Run, run, run…..Go, go, go……Do, do, do……..Repeat, over, and over, and over……..until you die……. This is the way of the world…..but it is not God’s way. It is not the Way, Truth, and Life of Christ. Not even close.
House passes criminal justice sentencing reform and statute of repose
Lent is a very HOLY season for Christian people. Lent has 40 days (not counting Sundays). Jesus had 40 days in the wilderness where He faced temptations. We can too face a wilderness time in our lives. It can happen in one day or in many days. Or it can happen in an hour or in the next few minutes.