Europe

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. LOCAL GROUP SUSPECTED IN SRI LANKA BOMBINGS ON EASTER The coordinated bombings that ripped through churches and luxury hotels, killing more than 200 people, were carried out by seven suicide bombers from a domestic militant group. 2. WITNESS DESCRIBES ‘PANIC MODE’ FOLLOWING BOMBINGS People were being evacuated, others were being dragged. Blood and ambulances […]

Navarre natives take on Europe in Red Bull challenge

Navarre natives take on Europe in Red Bull challenge

They are dropped into a foreign country they have never visited before, and where many people don’t even speak their language. Their phones, cash and credit cards are all taken from them. No rental car. No hotel or hostel stays booked. All devices with GPS and all personal cell phones must be surrendered on arrival. […]

Spreading love and encouragement from Navarre to Belgium, Italy

Spreading love and encouragement from Navarre to Belgium, Italy

Not all foreign mission work is about going to the poorest nations to feed the destitute. Not all mission trips require the missionaries to abandon modern conveniences like electricity and plumbing. Not all mission work is about meeting people’s basic needs. But all missions are about spreading love. That is what Navarre First Assembly of […]

The Story of a Lifetime

The Story of a Lifetime

An 86-year-old resident of Navarre, Maj. Robert M. Fletcher Sr., has seen more of the world than most people could see in two lifetimes. Fletcher served his county honorably in the United States Air Force for an exciting and adventurous 25 years; years of active duty which included tours in both the Korean and Vietnam […]

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Kim Fenger sits back in a comfortable chair inside her room at The Beacon in Gulf Breeze and recalls a time when the world was a much different place. Known as Miss Kim to family and friends, Fenger was born in Korea in 1932 and remembers growing up in a country that was under the […]