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Old military medals found in New Center area

Old military medals were recently found in the New Center area in a box on the side of the road. Included were military badges, medals, pins and awards. Also in the box were a 35th signal brigade, quartermaster corps pins, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Global War on Terrorism service and Iraq campaign ribbons. If you know to whom these items belong, please contact Amanda Clay at 304-237-6893 and identify the items. These medals belong to a veteran who has served his country and to his family so if anyone has any information, please contact Amanda.

Shanda Smithson presided at the women’s group meeting at Corinth West Baptist Church Sun., Feb. 7, at 10 p.m. Anita Reid gave the devotional. Her topic was on helping those in need without being asked. The senior citizens meal was held on Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. with soups and stews. Gayle Miller served mixed fruit, coffee cake and Danish pastries. Patti Condo served fruit juice, coffee and water. Some of the topics that were discussed included Bible school and the women’s conference for June.

Neel UMC women’s group met Wed., Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. Jonnie Russell hosted the meeting. There were 14 members in attendance.

Danville junior varsity and varsity Hawks baseball teams have been practicing for several weeks. The season opening games are Feb. 15 – 19. Brian Ellis is their head coach. Their first game is Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. at Tanner High School. I want to wish our Danville Hawks the best of luck for a great season.

Jane Hill worked at the Falkville town hall for 15 years and recently retired. She was honored on her last day of work, Jan. 15, with a retirement party at the town hall. The event was sponsored by Mayor Bob Ramey and the town council and employees. Jane is also serving on the Falkville Public Library Board. She will be missed at town hall.

Christian love and heartfelt sympathy goes out this week for the family of Jerry McCay and the family of Dusty Carter.

Belated happy birthday wishes go out this week to Mike Windsor as he celebrated his birthday Feb. 5, Terry Boyd on Feb. 7, Ray Edwards on Feb. 13, Matthew Terry on Feb. 14, Lorene Bryant on Feb. 16, Kathy Tillman on Feb. 16, Shirley Bibb on Feb. 17 and Bo Sparkman on Feb. 17.

Special happy birthday wishes go out this week to Eva Walker on Feb. 21 and Randall Ward on Feb. 24.

The following Weekdays Deli’s former patrons and grandchildren enjoyed lunch Wed., Feb. 10, at noon at Holy Smoke BBQ: Brother Danny Garrison, Neil and Yvonne Quattlebaum, Fred and Sandra Smith, Sam and William Turner, Dwight Jones, Kay Farrer, Jimmy McClanahan and Seth and Noah, Dianne Tillman, Hana Tillman, Cohen Jarrett, Traci Slate and Silas Slate.

Bob and Charlotte Evans Wise of Homewood spent the weekend of Feb. 6-7 at her home place at West Lacon Road and old Hwy 31. They attended Falkville United Methodist Church’s First Sunday worship service and a potluck lunch following. Delivering the message for the event was guest speaker Brother Mason Booth. The pastor is Rev. Dr. John Russell. The meal was called Souper Sunday Lunch. Members brought soups, stews, chili and gumbo with salads and desserts.

Garrett Robinson of Danville and others in the area are enjoying their membership on the Bama Clay Busters Shooting Team. The group does skeet and sporting clays. Scott Beeyal is their coach. They have shooting houses and throwers at their activities headquarters at Massey on Hwy. 55 West near Mitchell’s storm shelters.

The Iron Man Bunco Club met Tues., Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. to play at Oh! Bryan’s private room and then enjoyed lunch at the restaurant in Hartselle.

Brother Ken Blackwood, who was a missionary in China for almost two decades was the guest speaker on Sun., Feb. 7, at Lebanon Baptist Church. Brother Ken is formerly from the Massey and Evergreen community. He and his family plan to live in the area for a while. He asked for prayers for guidance. His topic for the Sunday morning worship service was the story of the Lepers from Luke 17. Brother Ken says that he would appreciate prayers for his future ministry. He said pain is a gift. He had seen lepers in his ministry in other countries. Pain, humility, obedience and an attitude of gratitude are necessary in a good life. This proclaims glory to God. After the service, the church and community women served a potluck lunch in the fellowship hall.

McKynlee Grace McAbee was born on Jan. 12, 2016, weighing 7 pounds and was 20 and one half inches long. Grace’s proud parents are Dallas and Haley McCabe. Proud grandparents are Jason and Rosa McAbee, Steve and Nikki Echols and Joe Curtis. Proud great-grandparents are Jim and Scharlotte McAbee and Frances Morgan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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