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Shady Grove Blood Drive Oct. 16


The members of Shady Grove Baptist Church will be hosting a Life South blood drive on Sun., Oct. 16, from 12:30 till 5 p.m. Each donation typically saves three lives. Each donor receives a t-shirt from Life South, a free Whitt’s BBQ sandwich coupon and a Papa Murphy’s cookie dough coupon. Please remember the life you save could be yours or a family member.

Neel UMC women met at the home of Suzanne Randolph Wed., Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. The program was the pledge service directed by Elsie Pike. Paige Blackwood and Elsie Pike were the birthday honorees. Suzanne served delicious refreshments after the business session and program. Their fall festivities will be announced later.

Brother Samuel and Arlene Nisly traveled to the Noah’s Ark Encounter in Kentucky near Elizabethtown and Williamstown on Thur., Sept. 29.

Corinth West Baptist Revival began Sun., Oct. 9, at the morning worship service. Brother Mike Lundsford was the evangelist. Taylor Emerson directed the singing. The services were Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The members of Shady Grove Baptist Church will be honoring Tom and Connie Campbell for their “25” years of Ministry and Service at Shady Grove. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish for the fellowship dinner. This will be a Homecoming and Celebration Sun., Oct. 16, at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Mt. Vernon Congregational Methodist Church will have a Swamp John’s supper fundraiser Oct. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. The plates will be $11 each with a choice of shrimp, fish and chicken. The church ladies will provide desserts. The money will go to their general fund. Their church conference takes care of business and social matters. Their pastor is Glenn McCain.

Belated happy birthday wishes go out this week for Ruth Sparkman and Ryan Lacy on Oct. 1, Zach Berry on Oct. 2, Jacob Lacy and Seth Lacy on Oct. 4, Patrick Doherty on Oct. 6, Eli Clark and Lance Callahan on Oct. 7, Regan LaRoche and Emma Martin on Oct. 8, Jackson Locklear on Oct.10, and Chuck Parker on Oct. 11.  Happy birthday wishes also go out this week to Trent Faulkner on Oct. 12, Richard Woznicki on 0ct. 13 and Cooper Pevahouse on Oct. 14.

Belated happy wedding anniversary wishes go out this week to Shane and Courtney Trenton for their 2nd anniversary on Oct. 4, and Stephen and Jordan Nesmith for their 1st anniversary on Oct. 10. Happy anniversary to Stephen and Bari Camper as they celebrate their 36th anniversary on Oct. 17 and Scott and Tracy LaRoche and they celebrate their 29th anniversary on Oct. 17.

The Emmanuel Mennonite Church had their Fall Revival Oct. 4-9. The evangelist was Brother Kevin Miller from Linden, Kansas. The song leader was Stanley Weaver. On Sunday, the Congregation enjoyed a fellowship dinner following the morning service at 11 a.m.

The children, youth and adults have two opportunities for Harvest and Halloween food and fun this month. Peinhardt Farm at the Interstate 65 and Hwy 278 exit is hosting third grade student groups on Mondays and on Sat., Oct. 22, the farm is having the annual fall event for the public and admission will be charged. There will be corn to pull, sweet potatoes to pick up, cotton to pick if there is any in the patch, a sorghum mill, saw mill and grist mill in operation, lye soap being made, hominy, wash tubs, rub boards, sausage grinding and more. There will also be food and drinks, animal petting, pumpkins, fall squash, gourds, greens and more.

Hartselle’s big event, Hay Day, will be Fri., Oct. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. in E.A.R.T.H. Park. There will be inflatables, food trucks, a candy stroll, games, a costume contest and hay rides. All surrounding towns and communities are welcome to participate.

Shanda Garner presided at the Corinth West Baptists women’s meeting on Sun., Oct.  2, at 10 a.m. Gayle Miller led the opening prayer and her devotional had challenged women to find something on Commitment earlier. They discussed the importance of commitment. During the business session, a menu for the Senior Citizen’s lunch was planned for Tues., Oct. 18. David Shedd will be bringing a crock-pot ham and Hilton Kelly will smoke chicken and pork loin. Others will furnish potluck sides and desserts. Christie Guthrie will have fall decorations and goodies at her home for the children and adults near Halloween. Pastor appreciation and the Fall Revival were also discussed. Donna Smithson brought a breakfast casserole, deviled eggs, blueberry muffins, cinnamon muffins and cream puffs. The Men’s group met in the fellowship hall and enjoyed Donna’s breakfast, as well. Brother Roger Roberson of the Upshaw community delivered the morning message at Corinth on Oct. 2.

Steven and Marilyn Kauffman have a baby boy, born early and are in a Birmingham hospital. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tristan Kauffman and his family. He is making progress at the time of this report and we wish God’s blessings for the family.

On Fri., Sept. 30, the Emmanuel Mennonite Church had a picnic supper at 7 p.m. Some members played softball and they also enjoyed Brunswick stew, green beans, hamburger buns and homemade ice cream.

Brother Glenn Miller was honored at Corinth West Baptist Church with a Pastor Appreciation lunch after the 11 a.m. worship service on Oct. 9. The menu was potluck with turkey and dressing. Brother Glenn and his wife Gayle received cards, gift cards, food, money and inspiration materials.

Mt. Vernon’s Fall Revival will be Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 24-26 at 7 p.m. Greg Standridge will be the evangelist. Junior South and Bobby Andrews are the song leaders. Their annual All Day Singing was held on Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Linda Walker was director of the event. Lunch was served in the fellowship hall from noon to 1 p.m.




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