Published 4:27 pm Thursday, March 28, 2013

March 28 – “Catnapping refreshes the soul.”

The Prospect Volunteer fire department's annual Community Easter Sunrise Service will be March 31 at 7a.m. Rev. John Flood will be giving the message.

The Prospect Historical Society will have its monthly meeting April 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prospect Fire Station. Each of you is invited to attend.

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The Prospect Vol. Fire Department's Annual Spaghetti Supper will be Saturday, April 6, from 5-7p.m. The meal will include spaghetti, salad, bread, tea, lemonade and dessert. The cost is a donation. Carryout will be available. Everyone is welcomed!

Mrs. Rita Utzinger and Mrs. Pat Smith enjoyed lunch at the Huddle House last week following the Thursday morning Bible Study held at Faith Bible Fellowship.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows joined others from the Farmville United Methodist church on Friday night at Ruby Tuesday for the Fund Raiser for the Wesley Campus Foundation ministry.

Mrs. Flora Bolt accompanied her son Dale Bolt to Williamsburg on Thursday to visit her sister, Jean Jaynes. Jean is in need of our special prayers at this time.

Saturday evening, Charles Smith and Jeffrey Sharpe went out to eat at Cook Out with their grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith. The two cousins then spent the night and accompanied their grandparents to church on Sunday. Charles had to return to his home Sunday evening; however Jeffrey was able to spent a few more days visiting.

Mr. and Mrs. Don (Judy) Derflinger visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton on Tuesday afternoon.

Flora Bolt went with Dale and Judy Bolt home on Sunday where they celebrated.

Mrs. Peggy Kelsey has returned home from a west coast trip. Her daughter, Karen Aimesbury, from Dover, NH, joined her at the Philadelphia Airport before flying to Los Angeles. They spent several days with Philander Kelsey of Rancho Cucamonga, CA. While there they visited the Ronald Reagan Library and Museum at Simi Valley. Also the big Bear Resort at San Bernadino. They were guest of the employees of Amsino, Phil's company. They drove through the Mojave Desert on the way to Las Vegas, NV. There they attended the Jersey Boys concert and the Zardana, a acrobatic spectacular. They drove through the Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas. On their return trip, Karen flew to Fort Benning, GA, to visit her son Andrew Aimesbury, who is stationed there.

Henry Fulcher was accompanied by his sister, Pearl Fulcher; sister in-law, Shirley Fulcher and a friend Carol Ann Reynolds to Appomattox High School on Sunday afternoon where they attended the Dailey and Vincent Concert. Henry was the MC.

Hilda Allen and Lois Johnson attended the Dailey and Vincent Concert in Appomattox on Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Sue Amos and daughters, Lisa Newcomb of Pamplin and Barbara McLaughlin of Columbus, OH, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Calhoun of Farmville to Tampa, FL, where on March 17 they boarded the cruise ship, The Norwegian Dawn for a seven day cruise of the Western Caribbean. Places they visited were: Honduras, Belize, Costa Maya, Mexico, and Cozumel. They reported beautiful weather with the temperature in the high 80's.

Family, friends and neighbors wish a speedy recovery for those who are sick at this time Bill Kerns.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with Worship at 11a.m. The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will be in the pulpit this Sunday, Easter 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. This is Easter Sunday, the Rev. Katherine Todd will bring the message.

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.

Happy Birthday is wished to all those celebrating April birthdays. Your Flower is the Sweet Peas and your Birthstone is the Diamond, Those with April birthdays I know about are: Emma Schulz of Glen Allen (1); Terri Bolt (3); Betty Noblin (4); Brady Noblin (4); Pat Smith (6); Eloise Tucker (8); Gordon Johnson (9); Frances Turner (10); Helen McCraw (10); Barbara Hardinge (11); Emily Roach (14); Linda Martin of Blackstone (15); Nannie Hedricks (17); Mary Jo Stockton (17); Brenda Irving (17); Edwina Covington (18); George Moore, Jr. (19); Peggy S. Kelsey (22); Polly S. Duncan (22); Sue Franklin (25); Betty Mull (27); Frances Swalley (27); Rhonda Distler of Burkeville (28); Debra Sue Shumaker (29); and John Paulson of Charlotte, North Carolina (29).

Happy Anniversary is wished to all those celebrating an anniversary. Those I know about are Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Merkle (27).

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