Published 4:23 pm Thursday, July 14, 2011

July 14 – “A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you are in deep water.”

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited Mrs. Ruth Southall at the Woodlands – Brookview on Friday. They had a delightful visit.

Mr. and Mrs. Don (Betty) Meadows traveled to Richmond last Friday for some shopping and visiting their daughter and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Andy (Julie) Shotwell, Zack, Josh and Kate. They visited for awhile and shared a meal before Don and Betty returned home.

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Evelyn Johnson celebrated her 3rd birthday on Saturday with friends from Amelia, Scottsville, Green Bay, Phoenix, and Farmville. Also visiting were her cousins Joshua and Kinsleigh from Shelby, North Carolina. Her great aunts Carol and Joy visited from Shelby, North Carolina and Ellenboro, North Carolina as well as great uncle Cecil.

Evelyn was delighted her birthday had a Cinderella theme set to the book by Susan Jeffers.

On Monday, Brianna, Charles and Christina Smith of Keysville were luncheon guests at the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff (Pat) Smith. That afternoon their grandfather took the three grandchildren to Lynchburg, where they had a delightful time going snow tubing.

Mrs. Peggy Kelsey entertained her daughter in-law, Cathy Kelsey with a birthday celebration Sunday Night. There were about 17 family and friends present to help Cathy celebrate.

Saturday afternoon Margaret Stockton had a delightful visit from her grandson, Sean and his mother, Mary Jo Stockton. Sean and his mother Mary Jo were on their way home from Evelyn Johnson's birthday party.

Eleven days and over 7,000 miles Mr. and Mrs. Ray (Betty) Noblin have returned home after visiting the Grand Canyon and interesting places in Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas.

Abby Kelsey's birthday was July 10; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl (Sadie) Kelsey had a family birthday party for her on Saturday. Abby is doing good following her recent surgery.

“Stitches of Hope” of Glenn Memorial Baptist Church at Prospect met on Friday.

They are crocheting hats for Hospice, This is their current project.

Prospect Happy Hats met July 8 for dinner at Merk's Place.

They were going to see the movie at the Crute Stage later, but the heavens opened up and the rain did come down. They enjoyed watching the rain along with good conversation and fellowship. Elsie Wilson the hostess was joined by Edith Vaughan, Jeannette Tarlton, Margaret Stockton, Elfrieda Kerns, Joyce Floyd and Hilda Allen.

Family, friends and neighbors are sending special get well wishes to all those who are sick at this time. Dale Mottley, Pat Smith, John Gager, and Loren Orange are in need of your special prayers.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11a.m. Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will fill the pulpit 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. Rev. Willie Thompson will fill the pulpit this Sunday. They will observe Holy Communion.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville invites you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. They invite you to join them each week on Wednesday evening for Bible Study for all age groups at 7 p.m. Calvary Chapel-Farmville is located at 45 Simpson Road in Prospect, two miles west of Dowdy's Corner just off of US 460.

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