Published 4:12 pm Thursday, September 15, 2011

September 15 – “Time and words can never be recalled.”

The Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary held their Annual Fundraiser this past Saturday night. The fire house was overflowing with folks from the community and surrounding areas. The food was good and the fellowship was great. The fireman and auxiliary thanks each of you for coming out to help make this a very successful adventure.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle received two “Memorial Bouquets” on Sunday in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny (Jennifer) Lewis. In 2001 a Memorial Statue was placed in the Memorial Garden at the church in their memory. Kenny and Jennifer were two of the passengers on the plane which crashed in Pennsylvania 2001.

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There was a very large crowd in attendance at the “Dedication of the In the Line of Duty Memorial” service held at the Prince Edward Courthouse on Sunday afternoon. Families and friends gathered with the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors as they honored those who had given their lives in the line of duty. Those being honored were Frank Hatchett Gilliam, Game Warden; Robert Wright Smith, Trooper; Joel Franklin Coleman, Jr., Fire Fighter; and David Paul Bruce, Fire Fighter.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith (Pat) attended the wedding of Sarah Carlton and Tyler Lapp on Saturday, September 10. The venue for the outdoor ceremony and reception was at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lapp (Rosie), the groom's parents.

Sean Stockton and his granny, Margaret Stockton went visiting on Wednesday. They visited Mrs. Eloise Tucker at Brookview, Mrs. Grace Moton at her home, and Mrs. Joyce Floyd at Prospect. This was Good Neighbor Day.

Mr. and Mrs. Gene (Lois) Southall had a very busy week. They started out right by attending the worship service at Maranatha Baptist Church at Tuggle on Sunday, went shopping at the Chesterville Mall on Monday, on Wednesday they had dinner at Merk's Place with Red Wooten, Judy and Ray, then on Friday they attended the fundraiser supper at the Randolph District Fire Department in Cumberland County, Saturday found them at the Southall-Woodson reunion at the Appomattox P. E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle, Sunday they joined other supporters at the Rice Fire Department fundraiser supper, and they topped all this by attending the Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club meeting at Shoney's on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. John (Shirley) Fulcher attended the “Pancake Supper” at the Rice Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday night.

Mrs. Sally Mottley enjoyed a week with her daughter, Angie in Chesapeake recently.

Mrs. Carol Ann Reynolds joined the Taylor-Brown families for a week at Nags Head, North Carolina recently.

Mrs. Flora Bolt helped her grandson, Chris Bolt; celebrate his birthday on Sunday the 4 of September with lunch at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Dale (Judy) Bolt. Joining them was his wife, Melissa; his sister, Jennifer Page Bolt; his Uncle and Aunt, Douglas and Betty Jean Bolt; his grandmother, Page Johnson and June Warriner. Chris received many nice gifts. All enjoyed the lunch and the cake and ice cream.

The Kelsey family attended the wedding of Kristen Breckenridge and Joshua Hankins on Saturday in Abilene.