Shady Grove Church planning women’s event
Shady Grove Baptist Church will host a Women’s Conference on Saturday, June 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Carrie McDonald. She will share her compelling story of love, light and healing—“Facing Terror”—while serving as a foreign missionary with her late husband, David. She will also speak at the church’s Sunday morning service on June 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Neel Volunteer Fire Department will host a Women’s Expo on Sunday, June 13, at the fire hall from 2 to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to come see what some of our local businesses have to offer.
Special belated happy birthday wishes go out to A.J. Miller on June 1, Harvey McCleskey, Matthew Campbell and Gloria Dotson, all on June 2, Blake Adams on June 5, David Self, Clay Locklear and Jeremy White, all on June 7 and Courtney Camper on June 9.
Happy birthday wishes go out to Jessica Lacy on June 10, Jeremy McAbee and Daigen Roberts, both on June 11 and Docia Collins on June 12.
Belated happy wedding anniversary wishes go out this week to J.W and Pat Franklin , who celebrated their first anniversary on June 1, and John and Jewell Hughes, who celebrated their 37th anniversary on June 6.
Happy wedding anniversary wishes go out to Brad and Melinda Turrentine. They will celebrated their special day on Thursday, June 10.
Christian love and prayers go out this week for the following troops and their families: Brandon Jones, Aaron Money, Dusty Smith, Jack C. Herbert, Wes Parker and Tim Brown, all in Afghanistan; Brett Gonzalez, John Black, Lance Brown, Anthony Thomas, Matthew Young and Brad Wallace, all in Iraq; Derek Jones, Virginia; Jeffrey Green, Ft. Benning, Ga.; Robert Green. USS Mason; Brittany McDonald, Birmingham; Chris Brill, home; Jeremy White, Guam; and Josh Fagan, Alaska; I also want to express Christian love and prayers for all of our troops and their families. May God bless all of you.
A “Benefit Trail Ride” will be conducted in the Bankhead Forest June 12, beginning at 11 a.m. This event is being sponsored by EASI (Equines Assisting Special Individuals). For more information, you are invited to call 1-205-387-7486 or send an email to email@example.com or visit their webside, www.easi.webs.com. This benefit is devoted to bringing the healing power of the horse to persons with disabilities and special needs. All proceeds will go to EASI. A therapeutic horseback riding center. A $10 per person fee is tax-deductible. There will be food, fun, fellowship and an auction will follow at 4 p.m.
Congratulations to Danville High School’s graduates who received scholarship offers as follows:
McKenzie Alred, Henry Bullard Scholarship to Auburn University, $1,376, Frank and Clara Martin Memorial Scholarship, $2,000 and Wax Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship, $2,500; Tyler Black, Frank and Clara Martin Memorial Scholarship, $2,000, Kimberly Callahan, Wallace State Academic Excellence, $5,000; Joel Caulcrick, Keith Chandler Trust Fund, $400;
Stedman Garner, Nucor Scholarship, $12,000; Hunter Garnett, Auburn University Academic and Agriculture, $25,000, Mississippi State School of Agriculture, $10,000 Mississippi State Academic, $42,000, Seward Community College in Kansas, Livestock Judging ($4,000 for books and tuition); Morgan County Cattlemen, $750; Morgan County Farmers Federation, $1,500 per year;
Brandon Dale Handley, Wallace State Career Technical, $1,600; Elise Marie Hall, Calhoun Community College Principal’s choice, $1,500; Robyn Verlene Howes, Calhoun Community College Academic Excellence, $3,270, Jacksonville State ¨University Faculty, $30,224, U of A, $12,000, University of Montevallo, $14,000, UNA, $11,200. Wallace State Academic Excellence, $2,500;
Regan LaRoche, Northwest Shoals CC Athletic, $10,000 Jada Marie Moore, Morgan County Farmer’s Federation (Women’s Committee), $1,000; Kaytlin Nicole Morgan, Calhoun Dr. Marilyn Beck Scholarship, $1,000 and Calhoun. Wilson Taylor Scholarship, $2,600; Stephanie Lashay Oden, Calhoun Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, $1,500, Calhoun Dr. Marilyn Beck Scholarship, $1,000, ConAgra Foods Mike Harper Leadership Award, $10,000; Morgan County Career Tech Advisory, $900; Wallace State Allied Health, $15,900;
Erica Lynn Parker, American Business Women’s Association, $6,000; Cerro Wire Dependent, $400; Jacksonville State Gem of the Hills, $600, UNA Academic $11,000; Sarah Terry, Calhoun Dr, Marilyn Beck Scholarship, $1,000, Calhoun S.B. Joiner Scholarship, $1,500, Northwest Shoals Athletic, $12,500; Kimberly Dawn Thomason, Calhoun Presidential, $7,616, Morgan County Career Technical Advisory, $900; Wallace State Presidential, $21,132; Kellie Shalane Watkins, Daikin America Minority, $2,900, Joe Wheeler Youth Leadership, $500, Martin Luther King Scholarship, $500; Jacob Charles Wilbourn, Morgan County Career Technical Advisory, $900; Tara Shea Wimberley, Calhoun Dr. Marilyn Beck Summer Scholarship and Dr, Marilyn Beck Presidential, $7,200; Northwest Shoals Athletic, $8,000; UAH Athletic, $1,000 Wallace State Career Technical, $2,200; Anthony McDaniel, Shady Grove Baptist Church Scholarship.
Hunter Garnett was recognized as a semifinalist in the 2009-10 Coca Cola Scholarship Program and received Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship and Athletics Citizenship Medal. Taylor Brooke Walton was recognized for having a perfect attendance record from kindergarten through twelfth grade.