Religion

Reflections: Two immortal mothers

Gentleman Bob Case's mother lived 92 years. Bob cherishes her life and stories ... and character. Many stories Case's mother told him centered on her own mother, Case's grandmother whom Bob clearly knows though he never met. She lives to this day and almost certainly will live forever.

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Pope Francis visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and distant drop-off locations, are planning to stay home.

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Pastor and wife celebration

Roanoke Baptist Church, 315 Whittington Ave., will celebrate Pastor Leon R. and Deloris Massey's 31st Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Tommie L. Howard, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Hot Springs. Music will be rendered by local and out of town guests. The public is welcome.

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Junction 5

A gospel singing jubilee featuring Junction 5 will be at 6 p.m. today at Center Hill Missionary Baptist Church, located an eighth of a mile east of the Balboa Gate entrance to Hot Springs Village on Highway 5. All are welcome.

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