What is Advent? And why do we celebrate it?

Starting on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, – for 2018, that’s Dec. 2 – Advent is a December celebration rooted in deep Christian traditions. Unlike the more widely-celebrated Christmas Eve and Christmas Day holidays, Advent is about far more than gift giving, hot cocoa and the night of Jesus Christ’s birth. Advent – which comes […]

The season of outrage!

The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year. Not just for the typical festivities like family gatherings, gift exchanges, the colorful lights, good food, the beauty surrounding the celebration of the birth of Christ, and eggnog – yes, I am a believer in the delicious, sugary, fatty delight that is holiday nog; […]

Obituary for Ola Faye Proctor

Ola Faye Proctor 86 of Magnolia, AR formerly of Holly Springs, AR, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday morning December 8th, 2018 at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado, AR. She was a Godly Mother, housewife, grandmother, and aunt. She was a member of the Saint Mark United Methodist […]