During the Springfield Prayer Breakfast on May 2, John Smith recounts the day he fell through an icy lake near St. Louis, was pronounced clinically dead and 16 days later walked out of the hospital. His story inspired the film, “Breakthrough,” which premiered in April. After Smith’s speech, some 900 attendees joined together to pray for the community and government leaders.
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The Nixa High School Deca team gathers after participating April 30 in the Deca International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Sophie Jackson, center, and Michael Meads, fourth from left, were finalists in the Travel and Tourism team event, while Carson Young, second from left, and Mark Meads, third from left, placed in the Top 10 in the Business Law and Ethics team event. A record of over 20,000 students participated this year.
Dana Ford, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Missouri State University, says there are many variables to consider in defining success. You could have a goal in mind that you never meet, but you may have …