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21st Annual LaFayette Day coming this weekend

GET READY for the 21st Annual Lafayette Day, Saturday, April 14. This annual celebration at Lafayette is for Valley Haven School and they have worked hand and hand for 21 years (since 1997). 9 AM-4 PM at the Downtown Square: there will be features of Firemen Competition, Car Show and much more at 9:30 AM CT/10:30 ET. Adults $10, Youth $5, available at Lowe’s Pharmacy and Farmers’ Merchant Bank. For more info contact Lynn Oliver at (334)-219-1890 or Valley Haven School (334)-756-2868. Be there for the enjoyment.

HELLO THERE!! Have you ever been involved with good caring people? Sometimes these kinds of people have worked, cared for and saved many people in communities for a substantial number of years; so long until they become a part of the community and people! Here is a person of that sort and his lovely wife… The Community Baptist Church observed its 28th Pastoral Celebration, celebrating Pastor- Rev. Dr. David L. Core and Sis. Emma Core, Sunday, April 1. Theme: “Because He’s Our Pastor”- Romans 16:1-2. Guest Speaker: Rev. Marshall Morgan, Pastor of Concord M.B. Church. Special Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Core for long and continuous service, and Mrs. Core is always right by his side.

THE CELEBRATION of Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, Salem, AL invites and welcomes all churches to the Pastor’s Anniversary, April 15, at 2:30 PM EST.. Special Guest: Rev. Edward Lane and The Rising Star Baptist Church. Theme: “A Vessel for the Lord”- Acts 9:15. Pastor Rev. Harrison Ford (762)-822-2197.

WE PAUSED to extend condolences to the bereaved families. Our hearts were broken to hear of the passing of Mr. Elbert Coker, a beloved native of River View. The community will miss Mr. Coker, we are praying for the families’ strength.

PRAY FOR the sick and shut ins. May all of you have speedy recoveries.

PLEASANT GROVE Baptist Church and Rev. George McCulloh will be guest at St. Stephens CME Church for Missionary Day, Sunday, April 22, at 3:00 PM.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to: Angela Hollis, Tate, McCulloh, April 13; Kent Frazier, April 14; Lisa Baker, Charles Davis, Tillburn Coker, Thomas Williams, Charterrion Lane, Lashae Smith, April 15; Derrick Henderson, Chip Ray, Saban Chambers, April 16; Jean Calloway, Shawanna Cooper, April 17; Betty Jo Hamil, Don Dowell, April 18; Silvia Scaife, Demarius Booker, April 19. May all of you have many more.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to Gary and Linda Sheppard, April 16.

It’s prom season and has been for some weeks now. The gentlemen are putting as much effort if not more in their fashion than the ladies. It is such an “eye catching” event to see all the latest trends with formal wear. And as always, please young men and women be careful as you are traveling to and from. Drive safe and have fun.

HAVE A good week.