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Love thy neighbor

Ahmadiyya Muslims hug neighbor who shot at mosque

Subscriber onlyIt was in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks when an Ahmadiyya Muslim mosque in Meriden, Conn., was fired upon by an angry neighbor. Police apprehended the culprit, and discovered the hatred this young man harbored against Muslims and Islam from his Facebook posts and email messages to friends. Dr. Qureshi, president of that local Ahmadiyya chapter, expressed his thanks to God for having been spared any loss of life, but he also expressed extreme remorse for not befriending the neighbors surrounding the Baitul-Aman Mosque, House of Peace and Security. Continue reading...

Springdale Advent

Church celebrates 103 years of history

Subscriber onlyIn June 1844, a freight train rolled into Springdale, population 500. Among the unloaded freight were two tents from Michigan -- a 40-foot circular tent and a small family tent. Dr. D.A. Wellman and his wife and J.W. Scoles and his wife had already arrived from Battle Creek, Mich. Continue reading...

Local notes

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON COUNTY Caudle Avenue Baptist Church in Springdale, 404 Caudle Ave., serves a free community meal at 5 p.m. today on the east lawn of the church. The menu includes sub sandwiches, potato salad, chips, dessert and drinks. Four Walmart gift cards will be given away in a drawing. Continue reading...

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