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EDITORIAL: Marijuana stance draws strong reaction

The article, "Baptists credited with beating marijuana push," which appeared on the front of the April 7 issue of the Western Recorder, has been met with very strong reaction from proponents.

Encounter WOW 'will touch people's lives'

Despite rains dampening the turnout at Benton's annual "Tater Day," members of the town's New Bethel Baptist Church still handed out 170 bottles of free water, gospel tracts and information about the upcoming Encounter WOW at a Kentucky Lake state park.

CP gifts continue slight upward trend
Kentucky Baptist churches gave nearly $1.5 million through the Cooperative Program in March, continuing a slight upward trend that has been underway since the start of the fiscal year last September.

More than just a music professor

Jeff Smoak, a music professor at University of the Cumberlands, has had many other roles at the Kentucky Baptist university and in the community during the 21 years that he and his family have lived in Williamsburg.

Babb retiring after more than 40 years of ministry
Longtime Kentucky Baptist Convention staffer and international missionary Karl Babb, known for his sensitivity and integrity in working with pastors serving in difficult circumstances, will retire after 43 years in ministry.

Rust to retire as Little River DOM