Lella Harris Stripling celebrates 100th birthday

by Barbara A. Oliver, Managing Editor BULLARD, Tex. (BNc) - On Oct. 31, 1909, twin girls, Lella and Ella Harris, were born at Peachtree Village in Tyler County, Tex. On Oct. 31, 2009, the Bullard church celebrated Lella Harris Stripling's 100th birthday and honored her twin sister Ella Harris Keele, who died in July. Their … Continue reading Lella Harris Stripling celebrates 100th birthday

Zorns recovering from traffic accident

by Paul Cockrell, Munford, Ala. SYLACAUGA, Ala. (BNc) -- After two weeks in a Birmingham hospital, Frances Zorn, wife of Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes founder Jack Zorn, came home from the hospital on Wednesday. The two were involved in an eight-vehicle traffic accident near Sylacauga, Ala., along U.S. 280 after leaving church on Sunday night Feb. … Continue reading Zorns recovering from traffic accident

IGH Speaker Winford Claiborne Suffers Stroke

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (BNc)- International Gospel Hour speaker Winford Claiborne suffered a stroke this past week. He was unable to hold a gospel meeting at the Meridianville church in North Meridianville, Ala., according to an email from David Lemmons. The meeting was scheduled for Apr. 13-16. According to reports, he was in ICU in Fayetteville, Tenn., … Continue reading IGH Speaker Winford Claiborne Suffers Stroke