Danville News

Post 52 Junior members earn awards

The American Legion State Convention was held in Huntsville in June. During the convention, awards were given out, including awards for the junior members of Unit 52. Members, Amber Nicole Train, 5, and Makayla Cooper, 10, earned their last patch, which made a total of 12 patches for both of the junior members. Amber and Makayla are pictured at the convention with their award. Unit 52 President Nancy Train says that she is very proud of her junior members. The chairperson for the state is Arletha Tucker and the chairperson for Unit 52 is Laurie Cooper.

Fred Smith and David Slate were Weekday’s Deli former patrons celebrating birthdays on August 10. Sandra Smith provided the dessert, death by chocolate. Those enjoying lunch at Holy Smoke BBQ in Tanner Heights were Neil and Yvonne Quattlebaum, Larry Anders, Kay Farrer, Dwight Jones, Katie Beavers and Fred and Sandra Smith. Retired teachers in the group also celebrated the beginning of the Fall school term. The September meeting will be Wed., Sept. 14, and the birthday honoree will be Yvonne Quattlebaum.

The Prestige Quartet will be one of the featured groups at the Corinth West Methodist Church all day singing Sun., Aug. 28. The singing will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. with lunch at noon. Singers in the Prestige Quartet sang with the Florida Boys for some time. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Mose Yoder will continue to be the administrator of the Massey Mennonite School when it opens, Tues., Aug. 30. The teachers will be Faith Weaver and Floyd Brenneman. Our thoughts and prayers are with the students, parents and school staff.

Danville Baptist Church hosted their annual Block Party, for the area Sat., Aug. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. Everyone enjoyed games, inflatables, music, funnel cakes, cotton candy, hotdogs, hamburgers, snowcones, soft drinks and lemonade.

Christie Guthrie, Belinda Ricks, Hilton Kelly, Brother Glenn Miller, Shirley Pope, Dana Henslee and Wilda Willingham provided the main part of the senior citizens lunch on Aug. 16, at Corinth West Baptist fellowship hall. Others brought sides and desserts for the barbecue sandwiches. Four bingo games followed lunch and fellowship. Sept. 20 will be senior citizen day at 11 a.m.

Our thoughts and prayers go out this week for the Morgan County and Hartselle City Schools, parents, students, administrators, teachers and staff, bus drivers and maintenance personnel as schools opened Aug. 10. We wish them a safe and successful year as well as the private schools. Also appreciation goes out to our Superintendent, Bill Hopkins, Jr. and the Central Office staff and the school board and Hartselle Supertintendent Vic Wilson, the Central Office staff and school board.

Belated happy birthday wishes go out this week to Whitney Walker on Aug. 8, Fred Smith and David Slate on Aug. 10, Stanley Self on Aug. 15, Maxine Franklin on Aug. 16, Cissy Locklear and Leslie McAbee on Aug. 20, B.B. Anders, Nancy Anders, Emily Lacy and Aubrey McLamb on Aug. 21, and to Grad Tanner on Wed., Aug. 17. May God bless you Grad, today, tomorrow and always.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to Ella Patterson and Jim Doherty on Aug. 24, Christa Campbell on Aug. 25, Trent Reynolds on Aug. 26, and Becky Smith and Andrew Terry on Aug. 28.

Happy wedding anniversary wishes to Neil and Yvonne Quattlebaum as they celebrated their 45th anniversary on Aug. 13, Fred and Sandra Smith as they celebrated their 45th anniversary on Aug. 14, Alan and Amy Lacy as they celebrated their 20th anniversary on Aug. 17, and Greg and Heather Roden as they will celebrate their 20th anniversary on Aug. 24.

 

 

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