Published 2:43 pm Tuesday, December 27, 2011

December 28 – “Sometimes the perfect gift to give is a cherry smile.”

Happy 51st anniversary was wished to Ed and Ann Norton on Dec. 18.

The Prospect Historical Society held its December meeting Dec. 20 which included a Christmas party and the drawing for the beautiful quilt made and donated by Mrs. Dora Chaffin. Much excitement grew as the time came for the drawing, Mrs. Chaffin drew the winning ticket from over 1000 tickets and the winner was Susan Campbell. Wonderful refreshments and good fellowship was enjoyed by all present.

The Meadows family, Don and Betty; the Norton family, Ed and Ann; and the Stockton family, Richard and Margaret were among the many enjoying the Roy Clark concert Dec. 17 at Jarman Auditorium. After the concert they enjoyed breaking bread together at Merk's Place, the food and fellowship was wonderful.

Mrs. Peggy Kelsey attended the Longwood Garden Club Christmas party held at the Centra Southside Regional Hospital High Street House.

Mr. and Mrs. Mike McLaughlin, of Columbus, OH, spent the Thanksgiving holidays with her mother, Mrs. Sue Amos, William Amos and her sister, Lisa Newcomb and family. They all had Thanksgiving dinner with the Newcomb's at Pamplin. On Friday the ladies along with Mrs. Richard Hammock and daughter of Worsham enjoyed the day in Lynchburg shopping, having lunch followed by a movie. While the ladies were enjoying themselves William Amos was enjoying lunch in Amelia with his daughter Vicki Johns and her son.

Mr. and Mrs. William Amos on Friday night were at the Darlington Heights Fire House to hear the Heartland Band.

Mr. and Mrs. William Amos and Mrs. Vicki Johns and son enjoyed the evening out at a local restaurant, they were joined by Mrs. Johns' uncle and families.

Mrs. Sue Amos visited a Worsham High School classmate, Loretta Reardon at the Moore Center recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton to the visitation for Mrs. Alice Harris Kelsey on Saturday evening.

It is always good for friends and classmates to get together for lunch or at any other time, which is what happened Dec. 21 at Merk's Place. Those getting together were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dickerson, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton, Mrs. Blondell Bowman, Mrs. Shirley Fulcher, Ms. Jo Smith, William “Buckie” Fore, and Bobbie Leatherwood.

Family, friends and neighbors are sending special get well wishes to all those who are sick at this time; Mr. Billy Slayton, Mrs. Naomi Skinner, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard (Dorothy) Adcock, and Mrs. Flora Bolt.

Friends and neighbors are expressing their sincere sympathy to the families of Mrs. Alice Harris Kelsey and Mrs. Dolly Childress.

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.

If you would like to contribute something to the News, call 392-6431 or email to mom@moonstar.com.