Published 3:54 pm Thursday, March 7, 2013

March 7 – “I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”-Thomas Jefferson.”

Remember to set your clocks forward on Saturday night before you go to bed.

What a beautiful snow we have falling this morning.

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The Prospect Vol. Fire Dept. Auxiliary's Bi-Annual Twice is Nice Children's Consignment Sale will be Friday, March 22, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 23rd from 8 a.m. to noon at the Prospect Vol. Fire Department located at 45 Campbell Hill Road in the Village of Prospect. For more information about the sale or to become a consignor, please contact Pat Foster 434-574-6538, Linda Franklin 434-574-6579 or Kathy Baldwin 434-248-9218.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Noblin enjoyed dinner out on Friday night. Betty said it was good to be able to get out following her hip replacement surgery.

Kirby Field House was a packed house for the “Division III first round NCAA playoffs Saturday. Hampden – Sydney lost to Cabrini College from Pennsylvania.”

Phil Kelsey, Class of 1979, from Rancho Cucamonga, California made a surprise visit to attend this game.

On March 4, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Martin celebrated their 57nd anniversary. We wish for them many more happy years.

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited Helen Chappell and Robert Dowdy at the Watkins Center on Thursday. Mr. Dowdy will be celebrating his 88th birthday March 25.

Mr. and Mrs. John Fulcher traveled to Bedford on Saturday where they attended a swim met for four of their grandchildren, McKenzie, Connor, Brady and Riley Grace; the children of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Fulcher.

Mrs. Flora Bolt took Haley Murdock to church on Sunday; following church they had lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bolt. Also attending the lunch were Jennifer Bolt, Chris Bolt, Deborah Warner and daughter Emma Grace of Richmond.

On Monday Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith traveled to Stafford to visit his mother, Mrs. Dolores Smith. After helping with several yard chores the three of them had a late lunch at IHOP. On the way home the Smith's stopped in to see her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Keaveny of Unionville.

The United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet March 13 in the Red Caboose at the Farmville Train Station.

Neighbors, family and friends are praying for a speedy recovery for those that are sick at this time; Howard Campbell, Leroy Fahrner, John Gager, and Bonnie Oswald.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Rev. Charles 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. The Rev. Katherine Todd will be with them this week.

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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