By Ola K. Norman
April 23, 2014
Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will have revival through Friday at 7 pm. Donnie Shumate will be the guest speaker. Pastor Ritchie Harris and the congregation invite everyone to attend.
There will be a household shower for the family of Pandora and Justin Hodges and their two children on Sunday at 2 p.m. at 1907 Wiles Ridge Road. The Hodges lost their home to a fire recently and need most anything you can give.
New books ready to check out include “Listen, Buddy” by Helen Lester, “Vanish in Plain Sight” by Marta Perry, “Bait” by Karen Robards, “Upon a Winter’s Night” by Karen Harper, “The All Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion” by Fannie Flagg, “Dora Loves Boots” by Alison Inches, “Blackberry Pie Murder” by Joanne Fluke and “I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 112” by Lauren Tarshis.
The Couch Family will be singing at Debbie’s Country Kitchen on Old U.S. 421 (formerly Redding’s Kitchen) on April 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Congratulations to Gabriella Hodges on making the A honor roll at Mountain View Elementary School.
Congratulations to Aaron Taylor on making the A-B honor roll at North Wilkes High School.
Many thanks go all those folks that sent Seth Fairchild a birthday card. He ended up getting 703 cards and was greatly encouraged during this rough time in his life. Keep him in your prayers that he’ll have decades of more birthdays.
Get well wishes go to Lily Spicer Miles who fell recently and to Larry Billings of the Happy Corner Road who has been in the hospital recently. Keep them in your prayers.
Happy birthday wishes go to Mitzi Sparks and Mac Warren on April 21; Garwood Caudill, Alice Pruitt, Herman Lyon and Junior Kennedy on April 22; Matt Combs and Ian Byrd on April 23; Samuel Walker on April 24; and Vickie Bauguess on April 26.
Happy anniversary wishes go to Casey and Carolann Hollandsworth, who celebrate their first anniversary on April 20; Valerie and Neal Lyon, who celebrate their 15th anniversary on April 24; Keith and Karen Smith, who celebrate their anniversary on April 25; and Chris and Denise Kennedy, who celebrate their 18th anniversary on April 27.
Traphill had a low temperature of 31.8 degrees on April 16 and a high temperature of 74.8 degrees on April 14. There was 1.3 inches of rain during the week of April 14-20 in Traphill. It’s time to put those hummingbird feeders out. Emma Blevins saw a hummingbird on April 11 and Judy Dupree saw one on April 13. Anyone see one earlier than that?