Eastern Lights

Well this week has flown by. Spring holidays have come and gone.  Those big yellow buses are on the road again.  Only eight more weeks and this school year will be gone. Thank the Lord for each season but spring brings everything alive, or so it seems.  The birds sing the sweetest songs and right […]

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Macedonia news

Melissa Williams’ mother, Ann Hardesty of Burnsville, MS died Saturday morning, March 21, 2009. Visitation was Sunday night from 5 to 9.  The bus went from Macedonia Sunday night.  The funeral was Monday morning at 10:00. Our sympathy goes out to Melissa and all the children.  Ann spent a lot of time with the Williams […]

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Philadelphia News

April will be a busy month for the church family. April 5th will be high attendance Sunday, as well as the beginning of our revival. Brother George Mims of Phillipaton Baptist Church at Sidon will do the preaching and Brother Gerald will lead the music. That afternoon the Lafayette Associational Bible Drill will be held […]

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Sherman News

The qualifying deadline to run for the upcoming municipal election this spring in Sherman was Friday, March 6, at 5 p.m. Those qualifying to run for the five at-large alderman positions are: Randy Bolen, Wayne Bullock, Dianne Jolly, Jessie McBride, Todd McDonald, H.C. Payne, Florence Rogers, Ann Simmons, and Martha Swindle. Because everyone is running […]

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The Dinner Bell

POPPY SEED PASTA SALAD 12 ounces bowtie pasta, cooked 2 cups chopped cooked chicken 1 (6-oz) pkg. dried cranberries 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped green onion 3 ozs. slivered almonds 8 ozs. poppy seed dressing Salt and pepper Combine the pasta, chicken, cranberries, celery, onion and almonds in a medium bowl.  Stir […]

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Ellistown Breezes

We begin on a sad note today as we convey deepest sympathy to the families of Jennifer Rogers and Jimmy Epting, who were both buried this past week. Many members of their families are members of our church. Jennifer’s grandmother, Opal Speck, is in my Sunday School Class. We will certainly remember them in our […]

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Hurricane News

Buddy Liles will be in concert at Union Nazarene Church on Thursday, March 27 at 7:00p.m. Mr. Liles has made videos with the Gaithers and sang with The Florida Boys for 25 years. Bro. James Huey Rutledge is pastor. Congratulations to Carla Ross and J.R. Mooneyhan who were married at Thaxton Baptist Church on Saturday, […]

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Etta News

With the passing of the days in the spring season when the pear trees were displaying white robes of blossoms looked so pretty.  Now the beauty of white apparel has served their time and a replacement of green tender leaves are showing that new life is moving on and maybe the next dressing will be […]

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Liberty School News

The March 17, 2009 meeting of Liberty school friends and supporters began with a welcome by Lil Grisham. E. M. “Boots” Herring gave the invocation/blessing prior to the covered dish dinner. There were 29 in attendance. In the business session Jewel Rowan gave the financial report and Joanne Gaines read minutes from the January meeting. […]

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Philadelphia News

Our Women on Mission ladies did a nice job as they presented the Annie Armstrong Easter program during our March meeting.  We were amazed and challenged as we saw the need for missions in America and a part of Canada. Brother Bobby continued the challenge through his outstanding sermon on home missions.  He had done […]

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Ellistown Breezes

Let me wish each of you a very happy Spring since the season officially begins today. This cloudy Monday morning reminds me of the song, “Above The Clouds The Sun is always Shinning.” Hopefully, we can witness that before the day is over. When I looked at my calendar, I was reminded that it has […]

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Eastern Lights

Sunday, March 8, Lavon and Elaine Hill celebrated their 68th  wedding anniversary with a big family dinner at their home.  Those present were William and Margaret Bailey, Chris and Stephanie Bailey, Doyle, Karen, Colin and Ryan Caviness, Paige, Audrey Anna and Phillip Young, Harold and Brenda Hill. Brother Ronnie Owen brought the Sunday morning message […]

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Macedonia news

Our March 15, Sunday morning services were very good.  The Adult Choir was very good and so did the Praise Group even if they were short in number. Brother Louie’s sermon, “Surveying the Land of Canaan” based on Numbers 13:27-33 was extremely interesting.  But I don’t know how he came up with so many “C” […]

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Gardening with Tim

Pop told us that morning that it was tater planting time. I knew what that meant. We didn’t have a tractor to row up the garden, but we did have an old middle buster that had been left on the property when we had moved there. That Saturday Pop took his old Renault car and […]

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