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June 14 – “There is something to love in every day.”

The Prospect Historical Society will be giving away a 32-inch flat screen TV on July 3. The proceeds will go to the projects they are working on at this time. Members of the Society have tickets for sale or you may get your ticket(s) at Merk's Place.

Happy Anniversary is wished to Mr. and Mrs. James Tarlton as they celebrate on June 20.

The Arrington Family reunion was held June 10 at the Pamplin Fire House. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Noblin were among those attending.

Mr. and Mrs. Furman Joye, accompanied by their daughter and son-in-law Billy and Cindy Wood, of Buckingham County, journeyed to Oxford, PA, over the past weekend to see their granddaughter, Sarah Mitchell, graduate from Pennsylvania Virtual School. Sarah, daughter of their youngest daughter Chrissy and Matt Mitchell, graduated with honors, achieving a 3.89 GPA.

While in Oxford, the Joyes, the Woods and the Mitchell family, including their son Aaron, enjoyed an absolutely splendid meal of Maryland Crab Cakes and other seafood delicacies at the Farm House in Avondale (Kennett Square), Pennsylvania. The Hospitality and the love of enjoying a family reunion was enjoyed by all.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kelsey attended family night at Bliley's Funeral Home for Mrs. Carolyn Whelan on Monday night.

A Memorial Service was held on Sunday evening for Keith Bales, of Smithfield. The service was held at New Branch Community Church in Windsor. Keith was the son of Mildred Simpson Bales formerly from the Tuggle area. Those attending from the area were: Hardy Kelsey, Doyne Simpson, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Huddleston, Peggy Kelsey, Polly Duncan and Kim Shumaker, They were joined by Wanda Simpson, Donnie and Myra Simpson, Chase and Nathan of Appomattox.

Mr. and Mrs. John Fulcher were among the members of Glenn Memorial Baptist at Prospect enjoying Sunday afternoon at Fuqua School. All ages enjoyed playing ball followed by a cook-out. A fun time was had by all.

A dessert auction will be held on June 16 at the Curdsville Community Center. An all you can eat cookout (hamburgers, hot dogs, etc) will take place at the Curdsville Community Center starting at 5 p.m. going until 8 p.m. If you are under five years of age it is free, from age 6 to 12 it is $6, and from 13 up the cost is $10a person. Funds raised will go toward the major repairs on the community center. Come out and enjoy the fellowship, cookout and especially the dessert auction.

Family, friends and neighbors wish a speedy recovery for those who are sick at this time; Mrs. Rachel McBride.

Friends and neighbors are extending their sincere sympathy to Mrs. Nancy Kelsey and family on the death of her mother, Mrs. Carolyn Whelan.

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

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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