OGDEN — A lecture on an introduction to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ogden Family Search Library, at 539 24th St. in Ogden. The lecture will be in Room 12 of the library.
During a recent church ball game, I found myself wondering what sick-minded person honestly thought of the idea of combining church and basketball.
My team was being throttled, 77-21 to be exact, and the other team showed no signs of tiring. I was actually expecting them to break 100 points. However, our loving head coach finally stepped forward and said we were forfeiting the game. Thus brought the end to the mass slaughter referred to as the LDS 6th Ward versus the Meadows Ward B.
An apology: My Sunday column said Sen. Orrin Hatch was one of many prominent people who have written U.S. District Judge Dee Benson on behalf of Brigham City Dr. Dewey MacKay, asking that MacKay receive a lenient sentence for his drug convictions.
As far as I know, Sen. Hatch is not among those who have written to Judge Benson on MacKay's behalf. I should not have included him in that column. I did so in error.
WASHINGTON — At 19, Jon Huntsman arrived in Taiwan for a two-year gig as a missionary for the Mormon church. He didn’t receive a warm reception. The Taiwanese government was furious at the United States for re-establishing diplomatic ties with China, and the people whom Huntsman was there to recruit to his faith weren’t much happier.
SALT LAKE CITY — The 2012 edition of a pin-up calendar featuring bare-chested former Mormon missionaries will be the last printing of the controversial project which prompted the excommunication of its creator by the church.
OGDEN -- In celebration of 25 years of producing popular animated stories based on the scriptures, Living Scriptures has transformed its most popular Book of Mormon selections into improved digital animations.