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As the Amissville Full Gospel Church congregation began arriving at a recent Sunday morning service, sister Jane Pittman, Pastor Jimbo Pittman’s wife, suddenly collapsed while making her way across the parking lot. Her heart stopped, and within seconds of her fall — miraculously — a gentlema…


The recent Thanksgiving holiday, for me, as for most all of us, is a special time to savor with family and friends, to reflect upon our blessings, embrace life’s challenges and face any adversity with courage, to celebrate the simple joys, the gift of laughter, and share our bounty with thos…

In attendance were the Keysers, Clatterbucks, Finchams and Fletchers, Aylors, Atkins, Baldwins and Bolens, Dodsons, Estes, Quaintance and Whartons, Woodwards, Swindlers, Clarks, Armentrouts, Pullens, Rutherfords, Kendall, Jenkins, Sisks and Settles to name but a few. They came to seek closur…

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A clear sky. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.


A clear sky. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.


A mainly sunny sky. High 71F. Winds light and variable.