Ike cuts power in more states

CALVERT CITY, Ken. (BNc)- Besides the devastation in Texas, hurricane Ike also left areas in other states without power. Paula Harrington wrote that "what was left of Hurricane Ike came though western Kentucky and southern Illinois yesterday causing a lot if damage.  Power may be out for the next three or more days.  Many church … Continue reading Ike cuts power in more states

Kansas Tornado Kills Couple in Car

Pratt, Kan. (BNc)- The son and daughter-in-law of a Kansas preacher were killed Friday by a tornado while traveling in Kansas. Gary S. Whitlow, 33, and his wife Kimberly, 29, of Rocky Ford, Colo., were traveling near Pratt, Kan., when a tornado hit their car and both were killed. Gary's father Wayland preaches in Clearwater, … Continue reading Kansas Tornado Kills Couple in Car

No Damage, No Injuries, Says Preacher at Quake Epicenter

A preacher near the epicenter of the Ill., earthquake reports on the tremblor felt early Friday morning. OLNEY, Ill. (BNc)- My name is Roy A. Crutcher and I preach for the Pleasant Valley church in Olney. My wife Gayle and I, as well as many others in several states, were awakened Friday at 4:36 a.m. … Continue reading No Damage, No Injuries, Says Preacher at Quake Epicenter

Midwest, South Cope with Flooding

By Associate Editor Joe May (BNc)- Flooding has enveloped much of the Midwest and South, especially in Arkansas. The White River could reach historic levels this week. The extensive damage that has already devastated the state continued through the weekend, noted Renee Preslar of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management. BNc has not learned of … Continue reading Midwest, South Cope with Flooding

Christians’ Homes Hit, Elder’s House Destroyed

By Elizabeth Owen DEVELOPING STORY, Check back for updates Editor's note: This was just received. According to one person who received Elizabeth's email, "The family are members of the church. One home destroyed was that of one of the elders of the church there." MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (BNc)- I'm asking that everyone keep the town … Continue reading Christians’ Homes Hit, Elder’s House Destroyed