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September 30 – To go nowhere, follow the crowd.”

Congratulations to the new Miss Five County Fair, Miss Stacy Bolt.

The fiftith Prospect Harvest Sale will be held this Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Fire House in Prospect. Yard Sale and Bake Sale start at 7 a.m., Auction starts at 2 p.m. with dinner starting at 4 p.m. This is the fire departments fundraiser. Please come out and support them.

Mr. and Mrs. John (Shirley) Fulcher attended the birthday party for their great-granddaughter, Madison Fulcher, on Saturday week. Madison was celebrating her second birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Don (Betty) Meadows spent a week in Nags Head, NC, with friends. The weather was beautiful, and a great time had by all. A surprise birthday party for Betty was held at the Black Pelican restaurant by her friends. Betty's birthday was on Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray (Betty) Noblin hosted a cook-out for their families on Saturday. Those attending and having a great time were: Mr. and Mrs. Tommy (Pat) Arrington, Shirley Arrington, Frances Arrington, Ruth Garrow, Mr. and Mrs. Henry (Shirley) Richardson, niece Becky and son Dillon, Bessie Munford and friend Gerald Brown, and Linnie and Warren Kernodle. Tommy and Pat Arrington spent Saturday night with Ray and Betty.

Mr. and Mrs. John (Shirley) Fulcher attended the fish fry dinner at the Farmville United Methodist Church last week.

Mrs. Sadie Kelsey along with Jennifer Kelsey, Jo Ann Stanley, and Betty Jenkins traveled to Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg on Saturday where they attended the Fall Gathering of the Presbyterian Women. There were 123 ladies in attendance.

Mr. and Mrs. John (Shirley) Fulcher attended a family reunion of the remaining members of her father's, Baxter Oliver family in Mineral on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Margaret) Stockton visited Barbara Metcalf, Ray Kelsey and Bobbie Leatherwood at the Moore Center on Sunday afternoon.

The Prospect Happy Hats celebrated their 6th birthday on Tuesday at Merk's Place for lunch with Lorraine Chapman as hostess. Dennis Merkle made the Happy Hats a beautiful and delicious Red Hat cake. Those attending were: Hilda Allen, Joyce Floyd, Margaret Stockton, Pat Smith, Edwina Covington, Lorraine Chapman, Betty Meadows, Elsie Wilson, Edith Vaughan, Jeannette Tarlton, and members of the Buckingham Red Hat Society. Doris, a member of the Buckingham Red Hats led us in some singing, and Hilda Allen reminded us of all the things we have done in the past six years. We have had a great time each month.

Family, friends and neighbors are sending special get well wishes to all those who are sick at this time. Special prayers are needed for Betty Noblin, Barbara Metcalf, Ray Kelsey, Mary Lula Allen and Mary Overton.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will be back this Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect invites you to come and worship with them every Sunday; Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. Willie Thompson will be in the pulpit this Sunday. They will be celebrating World Wide Communion Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville invites you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Calvary Chapel-Farmville is located at 45 Simpson Rd in Prospect, two miles west of Dowdy's Corner just off of US 460.

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