Newspaper found in First Christian cornerstone

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
First Christian Church Pastor Chuck Terrill, left, and Deacon Joel Stough look at a Jan. 13, 1971, special edition of the Cassville Democrat, which documented the opening of First Christian Church’s new building on Old Exeter Road. The newspaper was the only item tucked behind the cornerstone of the building, which was removed Sunday in honor of its 50th anniversary. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

First Christian Church Pastor Chuck Terrill, left, and Deacon Joel Stough look at a Jan. 13, 1971, special edition of the Cassville Democrat, which documented the opening of First Christian Church’s new building on Old Exeter Road.

Deacon Joel Stough, right, hands the 1970 cornerstone of the First Christian Church building to Pastor Chuck Terrill after Deacon Sam Madsen, left, helped him remove it. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
From left, First Christian Church Pastor Chuck Terrill, Deacon Sam Madsen and Deacon Joel Stough pose with the Jan. 13, 1971, edition of the Cassville Democrat. The newspaper was the only item tucked behind the cornerstone of the building, which was removed Sunday in honor of its 50th anniversary. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Dale Lansdown, right, and Carol Lansdown, members of First Christian Church in Cassville, look at memorabilia from the past 50 years of the church building during its anniversary celebration on Sunday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: