Published 3:31 pm Thursday, July 19, 2012

July 19 – “To get to the top you have to get off your bottom.”

With these hot temperatures please stay inside during the hottest part of the day, do be careful.

Birthdays are great made even better when one can celebrate with a friend or a twin. This was the case on July 15 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lindy Hamlett as Lindy and his twin sister, Christine Hamlett Oliver, celebrated their 85th birthday. The entire family; children, grandchildren and great-grandchild; came to help them celebrate. We congratulate them.

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Mrs. Flora Bolt visited the shut-ins at Brookview Lodge July 12. Those receiving a visit were Page Johnson, Ruth Southall and Dot Shumaker.

They were all doing very well.

Mrs. Brenda Walton of Powhatan and Mrs. Pat Smith met recently for breakfast at the Cumberland Restaurant.

Charles Smith of Keysville spent Friday night with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith. On Saturday they had lunch at Country Cookin'.

Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith visited their daughter and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sharpe and son, Jeffrey at their home in Arvonia. They celebrated Mrs. Sharpe's birthday.

On Monday, Mrs. Norma Hertzler, Mrs. Rosie Lapp and Mrs. Pat Smith met for breakfast at Merk's.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mrs. Alice Bartlett and Mrs. Frances Southall got together for lunch July 12 at Merk's Place.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mrs. Jeni Bolt and Joshua attended the birthday party for Brandon Bolt July 15. Brandon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bolt. Brandon was 18 on Monday July 16. The party was given by his parents along with his sister, Ashley and brother in-law, David Paquett. The celebration was held at the home of Ashley and David.

Mr. and Mrs. John Fulcher visited Mrs. Judy Mottley in the hospital following Judy's knee surgery.

Sunday night Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows attended the “Ice Cream Social” at the Farmville United Methodist Church. The members of the church first gathered to pack and wrap the shoe boxes for “Operation Christmas Child” followed by the social of home-made ice cream.

Vicki John and a friend of Amelia were luncheon guest on Saturday of Mr. and Mrs. William Amos. On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Amos returned the visit where they enjoyed visiting and the pool.

Friends and neighbors are wishing a speedy recovery for all those who are sick at this time: Judy Mottley following her knee replacement surgery and the Rev. Willie Thompson following eye surgery.

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 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. Davis Memorial will only have Sunday School July 22, and on the fifth Sunday the Rev. Dr. Robert Johnson of Richmond will be with them.

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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