• Lightning crackles and thunder booms as Apostle D.L. Warthen’s Beyond the Veil Ministries wraps up that night’s “old time” camp meeting and tent revival in a field at the corner of US Highway 1 and Highway 88 south of Wrens. The summer storm held off just long enough.


As each day passes, opportunities to express our appreciation for those around us slip away. Whether it be dedicated city officials, devoted foster parents or helpful neighbors, none of us would be who we are today without the helping hands of others. All too often we wait too long to show our gratitude for contributions that in ways, big or small, help make our communities better.