By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
For anyone who lives in this world, last week was tough.
I don’t know what happens in every community in our state and our nation, but I daresay they are similar to Nashville and Memphis. I was in both places last week — metropolitan Memphis for the Summit in Millington and then back to Nashville.
When you turned to the news in either city, you were greeted with some sort of bad news and it usually involved someone being shot and/or killed in the greater viewing area.
And it happened again over the weekend in Scottsville, Ky., a small community about an hour or so from Nashville. A 7-year-old girl disappeared during the local high school football game and an hour later she was found dead in a nearby creek, the victim of a suspected homicide. [Read more…]