Danville News

We are proud of our Danville Hawks

Congratulations to our Danville Hawks for their 47-30 victory over Falkville’s Blue Devils on Friday night, Aug. 26 at Falkville’s Burl Vest stadium. Coach Josh Lou Allen was very proud of the Hawks. They are Class 4A Region 8 now and have running backs Peyton Colburn, Ryan Self and Jacob Morehead returning. They also have senior quarterback Landon Tidwell, on defense is Jackson Locklear, Justin Greenhaw and Jonathan Morgan are experienced also. The Hawks have had a longstanding rivalry with Falkville and that really made it a special win for the Hawks. Best wishes go out to the team and coaching staff for the rest of the season.

The Rev. Sam and Arline Nisly enjoyed visitors from Burkesville, Ky. Sun., Aug. 14. The Rev. Joe Kauffman and his family came and he spoke at the Emmanuel Mennonite church’s morning worship service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Milton Kinsinger and his family, from Lexington, Ind. were there for the evening church service. Also Millard and Mary Yoder of Greensburg, Ky. were visitors.

Tony Smithson was the speaker for Sun., Sept. 4, morning and evening worship service at Corinth Baptist Church. At 10 a.m. on Sept. 4, the men and women’s groups met and enjoyed breakfast. Shirley Pope served berry and mixed fruit juice, apple juice and lemonade. Others in the women’s group served breakfast casseroles, muffins and fruit. Shanda Garner presided for the women’s business session. They planned the Tues., Sept. 20, senior citizen’s day. The men discussed Fall workday and clean up and helping with the senior citizen’s meal. Brother Glenn Miller along with the men and women’s group will deliver meals to the sick and shut-ins after the Sept. 20 lunch.

Beth Shelton was in charge of the community meal Fri., Aug. 26, at McKendree UMC at 5:30 p.m. The 25 who attended enjoyed cold cuts, sandwiches, potato salad, chips and desserts. After the supper, Noah Battles led the praise service and played the guitar. Brother Mike Vest conducted the serenity prayer and program on forgiveness. During the group sessions they discussed asking for forgiveness and giving pardon for those who mistreated them. Brother Mike and Tammy Vest led the meetings. The youth and children had a productive activity with leaders Hank and Marsha Summerford and Terri Sanford.

Special congratulations go out this week to Edward and Norma Jean Williamson who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thur., Aug. 25. On Sunday, their family came to Hartselle First UMC for the morning service at 8:45 a.m. Afterwards, they enjoyed lunch at the Freight House in Hartselle.

Fairview: The Grace Place’s youth, college and career group met on Thur., Aug. 25, at 6:30 p.m. They watched a video on “Labeling Others.” Snacks were served there in the youth department. Valerie Williamson and Angela McMinemon are their leaders.

Dana Henslee, formerly of Corinth community spent the weekend of Aug. 26-27 in San Francisco, Calif. visiting some of her Pope family. During the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 5, Dana enjoyed touring scenic and historic places in northern California, Oregon and Washington. She returned home to Hartselle Sept. 6.

The Gals of Grace women’s group at Fairview: The Grace Place met on Thur., Sept. 1, at 6:30 p.m. They started a Beth Moore Bible Study, “Children of the Day.” Melee Laney will lead the study.

The members of Shady Grove Baptist Church express Christian love and heartfelt prayers for the following soldiers and their families: Justen Terry and Andy LaFavor in Navy, Wes Parker, Jeremy White, Anthony Thomas, Josh Fagan in South Korea, Bryant Spears in Marines, and Lee Thompson and Brad Wallace. God bless all of our troops and their families.

The Rev. Sam and Arline Nisly, Wanita Nisly and Wayne Inslee and family attended an ordination service at the Montezuma Mennonite Church in Georgia on Aug. 21. The Rev. Wayne Inslee gave a message as part of the ordination.

Special belated birthday wishes go out this week to Griffin Garner on Aug. 26.

 

 

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