A children’s minister at Celebration Church in Blountville and a Johnson City resident, Upchurch began her mission journey a few years ago when she went on a mission trip with her church to an orphanage in Kenya. She recently shared the experiences of her latest trip, and her driving passion for helping children in orphanages around the world.
BISMARCK, N.D. -Following President Donald Trump's signing of an executive order advancing the Dakota Access pipeline on Tuesday, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe released a statement saying it violates law and tribal treaties. The tribe said in the statement his approval of the pipeline project that has been the focus of protesters risks contaminating tribal ...
A densely populated area of Miami is ground zero in the fight against the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Fourteen cases have been diagnosed, and the numbers of infected people are escalating in other neighborhoods across the country. Missouri has recorded 16 cases and Illinois 46, including three pregnant women. Blame the mosquitoes.