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Here’s the steeple! Calhoun County churches differ on what’s up top

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Here’s the steeple! Calhoun County churches differ on what’s up top

The steeple atop Pastor Ronny Moore’s sanctuary was tall and sleek, a skyward beacon easily seen among the hills surrounding West Point Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Its color mimicked the clouds above. Windows adorned each side. At its apex stood a simple cross.

Today, it’s gone, a casualty of the March 2018 tornado that devastated much of northern Calhoun County.

Golden Springs Baptist removes steeple

Golden Springs Baptist Church recently removed one of its two steeples after a lightning strike rendered it structurally unsound.