Ellistown Breezes

Deepest sympathy to the family of Kathy McMillan who was buried last Tuesday.  She was the mother of our youth director, Brother Chad Roberts.  Our prayers are  with Brother Chad and his family.  We also extend deepest sympathy to the families of Curtis Fooshee, Charlie Hill, Davis Jones, Dorothy Gullett and Christine Gaines.  Mrs. Gaines […]

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Etta News

The saying goes “pretty is as pretty does” so the evidence that spring is on the way does al little show by the new fresh blooms of the little yellow jonquils that have made a pretty scene this early season.  A bouquet of the fresh blooms were gathered and brought to me from the yard […]

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Sherman News

The Sherman Church of Christ youth held their youth devotional after evening services Feb. 15. The Tri-County Baptist Valentine Banquet was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at 6:30 p.m.  The men of the church cooked steaks for their ladies and also served them. Congratulations to Calvin and Mary Holloway on their 62nd wedding anniversary, which they […]

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Ecru News

Get well wishes to Robbin Gregory.  She had surgery recently.  From all reports, she seems to be doing well. Flowers were placed in the sanctuary at Ecru Baptist Church in honor of Omie Dyer’s 89th birthday.  Her grandchildren remembered her in this special way. Children’s Ministry Day at Ecru Baptist Church will begin with a […]

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Philadelphia News

Sunday was a good day to be in church, especially for me because I had not been this year. Terri Pounders and Phyllis Wait sounded so good playing their instruments, the organ and piano. Gerald Frederick was sick, but James Major Coffey took care of the singing. Mickey Clayton taught our Sunday School Class and […]

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Hawk News

Hello again Hawk fans!  The division tournament was this week at Hickory Flat.  The Lady Hawks beat Strayhorn 70-34.  The Hawks played Ashland Tuesday night.  More of the results of the division tournament will be in next week’s issue. Donuts for Dads was held Thursday morning.  We would like to thank all of you for […]

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Macedonia news

Birthdays! I almost forgot them this month and we have some very important ones! C.J. Shirley had a birthday on February 2, Ray Shirley on February 13, Martha Shirley on February 27, Clara B. Garrison on Feb. 24, Audene Cooper on Feb. 20 and Josh Work on Feb. 23.  For all the others who have […]

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Eastern Lights

Monday started with cloudy skies which were clear before dinner time. There were many cousins form this area who attended the funeral of Bessie Neul Garrison Thomas Monday afternoon. She was the daughter of the late Earl and Addie Williams Garrison who lived in this community years ago.  She was buried at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery […]

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Ellistown Breezes

We have lots to celebrate this week.  Today (Monday), we have a full moon (always beautiful), Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday Thursday the 12th, and Valentine’s Day Saturday, February 14th.  That is enough for one week, however, Brian Roberson of Alabama, also has a 29th birthday to celebrate.  Brian is one of sister Katie’s grandsons.  Happy […]

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Gardening with Tim

Cold weather is still here, but it’s time to get our lawns ready for the spring and summer seasons. Those nasty weeds that make our lawns look so bad can be gotten under control. For most of us who grow Bermuda, Centipede, Zoysia, St. Augustine, and tall fescue in our yards, it’s time to spray […]

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The Dinner Bell

Today’s  recipes are from an old cookbook with recipes from our state.   FROZEN FRUIT SALAD   1 ½ cups sour cream ½ cup powdered sugar Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cp maraschino cherries, sliced 1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple 1 can white grapes 1 can apricots 1 envelope plain gelatin  8 […]

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God as athletic director

We have all seen it. A football player makes a big play, scores the winning touchdown, drops to one knee and points a finger towards the heavens.      What does it mean when in a moment of success a player acknowledges God in someway? Does the gesture mean that the player is giving God credit […]

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Five Generations

Five generations of the Brown, Dodds, Steward family. Left to right: Jennifer Dodds Brown, Gary Dodds, Ruth Dodds, baby Hadley Grace Brown, and MarLis Steward  

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West Union “Promote the Vote”

Sam Sanders, a 5th grade student from West Union Attendance Center, won first place in the state in Mississippi‘s  “Promote the Vote” art contest for Grades 3-5.  The “Promote the Vote” is an award winning program sponsored by the Secretary of State’s Office.  Sam’s artwork expressed his patriotism and depicted civic responsibility and voter participation. […]

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