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Faith Bible Baptist Church to hold bible series on civil unions

by Peter Grady –   Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley will begin teaching a series of lessons on civil unions in light of the bible.   Pastor Matt Walters will be conducting the bible study on Sunday evenings at … Continue reading

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its … Continue reading

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Old-time circuit riders come to Greeley with 21st century ministry

by Jack Minor—     In what appeared a throwback to another age, Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley hosted an unusual conference, men and their families who are engaged in a ministry going back to frontier days, the circuit … Continue reading

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Southern Baptist split over name change

by Peter Grady –     While a task force in the Southern Baptist Convention has recommended some churches be allowed to change their name to “Great Commission Baptists” to benefit churches outside of the south, many pastors are none too … Continue reading

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Baptists to hold massive Easter egg hunt

Staff Reports — As part of their Easter services, Faith Bible Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt involving several thousand eggs on four acres of property. The church which is located at 320 35th Avenue will hold the … Continue reading

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Weld County ACP to hold first caucuses as “major party” Tuesday evening

by Jack Minor — Going into its first election as a major party, the Weld County American Constitution party will be holding its caucuses at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Platteville Baptist Church. In 2010, the American Constitution Party … Continue reading

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Faith Bible Baptist features local children in Thanksgiving special

Staff reports — The Junior church children of Faith Bible Baptist Church will be presenting a special presentation this coming Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. the church is located at 320 35th Ave. in Greeley. The musical presentation will … Continue reading

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Southern Baptists consider name change

by Jack Minor – The second largest denomination in America has appointed a task force to discuss changing its name. The Southern Baptist Convention has over 16.1 million members, however, the denomination has seen a decline in membership over the … Continue reading

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Greeley Police surprised with home cooked meal on busy work day

    by Jack Minor We have all done it. We’ve criticized the police department when someone is a jerk in traffic; we wonder, “Where is a policeman when you want one. Are they all eating donuts?” An act of appreciation … Continue reading

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Edith R. Shelton

July 29, 1922 ~ June 13, 2011 Edith R. Shelton of Greeley passed away Monday, June 13, 2011. She was born July 29, 1922, in Unionville, Missouri to Frank and Ethel (Lupton) Maulsby. She graduated from Unionville High School and … Continue reading

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Lillian L. Pound

November 25, 1911 ~ June 12, 2011 Lillian L. Pound of Greeley died June 12, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado. She was born November 25, 1925 to Louie and Molly Weber. She grew up in Greeley and retired from … Continue reading

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Baptist church builds in midst of economic downturn

Story and photo by Jack Minor  At a time of economic turmoil; rising gas prices, uncertainty in the housing market and unemployment still high, one Greeley church is going against the grain with plans to build a new, larger facility. … Continue reading

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Woodrow W. (Woody) Russell

  February 18, 1924 ~ April 23, 2011   Woodrow (Woody) Russell, 87, of Greeley, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011.  He was born February 18, 1924, to William and Margaret (Branson) Russell in Slaughter, Kentucky.   Mr. Russell was … Continue reading

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Local Baptist pastors react to 20/20 story calling them cults

  by Jack Minor  Local Baptist pastors took strong issue with a recent 20/20 broadcast claiming sexual abuse is widespread among the independent Baptist church movement and that their churches are cults.  Last Friday 20/20 aired a show hosted by Elizabeth Vargas described … Continue reading

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Greeley Mexican teen wants to remain in US the right way

Story and photo by Jack Minor  A Greeley teen who recently discovered he is in the country illegally on an expired visa believes so strongly in following the law he is willing to return to Mexico to obtain a student … Continue reading

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Pastor suing Obama administration coming to Greeley

By Jack Minor – A pastor who is suing the Obama administration over hate crimes legislation passed last year will be speaking at Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley. Dr. R.B. Ouellette, pastor of First Baptist Church in Saginaw, Michigan, … Continue reading

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Lawrence Delbert Kuhnke

December 10, 1921 ~ January 2, 2011 Lawrence Delbert Kuhnke, 89, of Greeley died Sunday, January 2, 2011 at North Colorado Medical Center after a short illness.  He was born December 10, 1921 to August E. and Minnie (Granzow) Kuhnke … Continue reading

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Florence Charlotte Johnson

Florence Charlotte Johnson, 98, of Greeley, died November 16, 2010 at the NCMC Hospice Inpatient Unit.  She was born April 14, 1912 in Peckham, CO to Oscar and Charlotte (Swanson) Johnson. Florence graduated from Gilcrest High School in 1931 and … Continue reading

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Eugene “Gene” Allen

Eugene “Gene” Allen, 87 of Greeley died August 26, 2010 at his home.  He was born February 18, 1923 in a farmhouse close to Harding, Nebraska to Deforest Allen and Ethel Case Allen.  After his mother’s passing two weeks later, … Continue reading

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Geraldine “Jeri” Clara Cranwell

Geraldine “Jeri” Clara Cranwell March 15, 1925 ~ June 27, 2010 Geraldine “Jeri” Clara Cranwell of Greeley died Sunday, June 27 at Life Care Center of Greeley.  She was born on March 15, 1925 to J. Glen and Clara May … Continue reading

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Richard E. Davis, Sr.

Richard E. Davis, Sr. February 13, 1930-June 23, 2010 Residence:  Greeley Richard was born in Waterville, Kansas to Lewie and Lily Davis.  His early years were spent in Waterville until the family moved to Topeka, Kansas, where Rich graduated from … Continue reading

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Maudie Snow

Maudie Snow June 18, 1921 ~ June 18, 2010 Maudie Snow of Johnstown died June 18, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born on June 18, 1921 in Neosho, Missouri to Jess and Maggie (Johnston) Vance.  She was … Continue reading

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Conrad “Coony” Meyer, Jr.

Conrad “Coony” Meyer, Jr., 80, of Greeley died on Sunday, June 13, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center Hospice Inpatient Unit.  He was born May 24, 1930 in Greeley to Conrad and Elizabeth (Walker) Meyer. He graduated from College … Continue reading

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Alma Rutherford

Alma Rutherford, 85, a longtime Greeley resident died Tuesday, April 6, 2010.  For the last six months she was lovingly cared for by the Mountain Valley Hospice team, her family, and Larry and Kristi Kilpatrick. She was born June 10, … Continue reading

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