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Talk of the Town – Magdalene St. Louis and Guided by Light

Magdalene St. Louis is a residential community for women who have survived lives of sexual exploitation, violence and addiction. Women receive up to two years of housing, healthcare, and a compassionate community of sisterhood and support. Guided by Light’s mission is to ignite and fuel the desire to help others in our community, serve God through a variety of service ... Read More »

Need a little unconditional love? Audrey could do the trick.

Well look who I found on the Needy Paws Rescue website, Audrey.  Doesn’t she just have the sweetest little face and that scruffy hair just makes me want to lean in for a yummy snuggle. This adorable little squirt is 5 yrs. old and only 8 lbs..  Joyfully, all of the puppy phase is done now all you have to ... Read More »

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  • Aid workers face unique crisis in South Sudan war, says ICRC

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan’s civil war presents humanitarian workers with “one of the unique crises” in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday. “This is not a crisis which can be reduced to the conflict,” Peter Maurer told reporters in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. “This is also a crisis where the uncomfortable ...
  • The Latest: Mourners keep gathering at Barcelona attack site

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Spain attacks (all times local): 12 p.m. Mourners have wept and hugged each other as they visited the main memorial site of the Barcelona attack while the city tries to get back to normal with the beginning of a new work week. Crowds of people have continued to lay ...
  • The Latest: 1 dead as van rams bus stops in Marseille

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a van ramming two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille (all times local): 11:55 a.m. French media are reporting that a van has rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille, killing one person and injuring another. Police have tweeted that an operation is underway and they ...
  • France’s Total buying Maersk Oil for $7.45 billion

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk’s oil business for $7.45 billion. The sale of Maersk Oil is part of Maersk’s major restructuring which will see it focus on its core transport and logistics arms. As part of the deal, the company will ...
  • 1 dead as vehicle rams bus stops in Marseille, France

    PARIS (AP) — A van rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille on Monday, killing one person and injuring another, according to French media reports. Police tweeted that an operation was underway and asked residents to avoid part of the scenic Old Port area in France’s second-largest city. The driver was arrested, according to regional ...
  • Barcelona attack driver still at large, identity confirmed

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities confirmed on Monday the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and said that he is the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large. Catalan interior minister Joaquim Forn told Catalunya Radio that 22-year-old Moroccan suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub is the final target of a manhunt that ...
  • Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021

    LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament’s Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time on Monday before it is silenced for almost four years of repair work that will deprive London of one of its most iconic sounds. After 12 deep bongs at noon (1100 GMT; 7 a.m. EDT), the bell will begin its longest ...
  • Gustavo Dudamel

    Venezuelan president blasts maestro Dudamel for speaking out

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro has angrily blasted Venezuela’s classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel, accusing his one-time supporter of being duped into criticizing the government that has for years been one of his biggest promoters. “I hope God forgives you,” Maduro said in a televised appearance on Friday, swiping at the Venezuelan-born conductor for roving around Madrid and ...
  • Police: Rapper Meek Mill arrested for reckless dirt biking

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say the rapper Meek Mill has been arrested on a charge of reckless endangerment for riding an illegal dirt bike through New York City streets. The 30-year-old rapper was arrested late Thursday. His real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams. The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2uNj2SA ) that Mill was seen on Instagram popping wheelies on the ...
  • Trey Songz reaches plea deal in Detroit assault case

    DETROIT (AP) — R&B singer Trey Songz has reached a deal with prosecutors to reduce a felony assault charge stemming from a concert in Detroit. The 32-year-old artist pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of disturbing the peace in a Wayne County court. He will serve 18 months of probation. Authorities say microphones and speakers were thrown from stage during ...
  • Swift supporters

    Taylor Swift left ‘a blank space, baby’ on social media

    NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift had a “blank space, baby” across social media Friday — and Swifties went wild. There was no immediate word from the Swift camp on what happened, but the “Blank Space” pop star is known for promotional trickery on her social streams ahead of major music drops. In addition to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, ...
  • Robin Thicke

    Robin Thicke, model expecting baby on Alan Thicke’s birthday

    Robin Thicke’s girlfriend is pregnant, and their baby is due on the birthday of Thicke’s late father, actor Alan Thicke. April Love Geary made the announcement on Instagram on Thursday alongside a sonogram image. She writes that “the due date is March 1st, Alan’s birthday!” The actor died in December at age 69. Robin Thicke has been dating the 22-year-old ...
  • Arkansas has new supply of lethal drug; execution to be set

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal injection drug months after the state put four men to death over an eight-day period, officials said Thursday, as the state prepared to set an execution date for an inmate. Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office said he planned to schedule an execution for Jack Greene after a ...
  • JOHNNY CASH

    Cash family: Keep Johnny’s name away from ‘hateful ideology’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer’s name or image. In a Wednesday night Facebook post shared by Cash’s daughter Rosanne and son John Carter Cash, the siblings say they were “sickened” to learn a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi was wearing a T-shirt with ...
  • Tim Scott

    The Latest: SC senator says Trump can regain moral authority

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Sen. Tim Scott says President Donald Trump can regain his moral authority on the issue of race by spending time with people who have lived through the nation’s difficult racial past. The South Carolina Republican said last week that Trump’s moral authority had become comprised after ...
  • Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city’s right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a request that was swiftly rejected by the state’s governor. Mayor Mike Signer said recent clashes over race and the Confederacy had turned “equestrian statues into lightning ...
  • Tina Fey returns to ‘Weekend Update’ to talk Charlottesville

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tiny Fey has returned to “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live” to discuss the violence surrounding a white nationalist rally near her alma mater’s campus in Charlottesville. Fey sported a University of Virginia sweatshirt Thursday on “Weekend Update: Summer Edition.” She says it broke her heart to see “these evil forces” descend on Charlottesville. She also ...
  • Chris Berman

    Cafe no longer being probed in death of Chris Berman’s wife

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say they have closed an investigation of a restaurant after finding no violations in connection with a car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman. The state Liquor Control Division investigated whether 67-year-old Katherine Berman was served alcohol at the Good News Cafe in Woodbury before the May 9 crash. ...
  • Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service

    NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences. The service, expected next year in the U.S., has signed up European soccer with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Higher-profile sports on Turner’s TV channels, such as baseball and basketball, won’t move to ...
  • Annika Sorenstam, Suzann Pettersen

    Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

    Whether it’s playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf. Nothing brings out the passion and pressure quite like a team competition between the United States and Europe, especially when the last edition of the Solheim Cup ended with such hard feelings. The Americans staged a ...
  • Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor whose reaction to President Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville spread widely says she feels threatened but not deterred after a flood of angry responses from viewers to her words. Kat Timpf, of the show “The Fox News Specialists,” said that she’s blocked part of her Twitter feed and stopped looking at ...
  • Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts of seismic shifts that take place over decades in the entertainment industry, Lewis always figured out a way to battle back, to reinvent himself, to stay relevant. It’s what enduring ...
  • Lewis

    The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The White House is remembering the late comedian Jerry Lewis as a man who “kept us all laughing for over half a century” and touched the lives of millions with his charity work. The 91-year-old Lewis died Sunday in Las ...
  • Lewis

    Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ...
  • Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ...
  • A list of Jerry Lewis’ films

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis films include: “My Friend Irma,” 1949. “My Friend Irma Goes West,” 1950. “At War With the Army,” 1950. “That’s My Boy,” 1951. “Sailor Beware,” 1952. “Jumping Jacks,” 1952. “Road to Bali,” 1952. “The Stooge,” 1953. “Scared Stiff,” 1953. “The Caddy,” 1953. “Money From Home,” 1953. “Living It Up,” 1954. “3 Ring Circus,” 1954 “You’re ...
  • ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ outdoes ‘Logan Lucky’ at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics loved “Logan Lucky” and gave a big collective shrug to “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way. The two action flicks faced off this weekend, and “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” emerged the victor with a chart-topping $21.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Logan ...
  • Publicist: Jerry Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Publicist: Jerry Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.
  • Jerry Lewis

    Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Lewis sometimes didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. “There’s nothing more dramatic than the comedy I’ve done,” Lewis, who died Sunday at age 91, told The Associated Press in 2016. “Because the comedy I’ve done is to get to the audience, get them to feel it, or they won’t laugh.” If jokes are the ...
  • Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts of seismic shifts that take place over decades in the entertainment industry, Lewis always figured out a way to battle back, to reinvent himself, to stay relevant. It’s what enduring ...
  • Lewis

    The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The White House is remembering the late comedian Jerry Lewis as a man who “kept us all laughing for over half a century” and touched the lives of millions with his charity work. The 91-year-old Lewis died Sunday in Las ...
  • Lewis

    Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ...
  • Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ...
  • Publicist: Jerry Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Publicist: Jerry Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.
  • Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The victims of last week’s attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations — a Canadian with an adventurous spirit, a Portuguese woman celebrating her 74th birthday, a 3-year-old Spanish boy enjoying a day out with his family. They are among 14 people killed and more than 120 ...