Waterworks presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Published 6:05 am Thursday, December 1, 2016

This past week, we celebrated Thanksgiving. Let us not forget to be thankful for all the blessings God gives us each and every day. Remember, everything you have is a gift from God.

The Waterworks production of Beauty and the Beast will start Friday at 7 p.m., then on Saturday, there will be shows at 2 and 6 p.m. There will be one show on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. and two shows on Dec. 10 at 2 and 6 p.m.

The Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club of Farmville had a cruise-in at the Woodlands of Farmville last month. There were 16 vehicles involved. The residents enjoyed looking at the cars and trucks they grew up with. Gene and Lois Southall worked with Carol Eastlake of the Woodlands to set up the cruise-in. Another one is scheduled for the spring.

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The Prospect Happy Hats enjoyed a potluck lunch and playing “Red Bingo” on Nov. 17. Those present were Jeannette Tarlton, Carol Schall, Pat Smith, Betty Sumner, Margaret Stockton, Rita Rountree, Betty Meadows, Jean Covington, Sue Ellen Case, Doris Bellofatto, Hilda Allen and a special friend, Lois Gager.

Phil Kelsey from Rhode Island visited his mother, Peggy Kelsey, for Thanksgiving. The rest of the family joined him for dinner at the home of Hardy Kelsey.

The Justus family — Laurie, Kevin and Jacob, of Damascus — visited Laurie’s mother, Hilda Allen on the weekend of Nov. 19 when they celebrated Thanksgiving just a little early.

Meredith Campbell is receiving congratulations on the birth of her son, Grant.

Don and Betty Meadows, John and Lois Gager, Richard and Margaret Stockton, along with lots of others, enjoyed the Pulled-Pork BBQ at the Prospect Fire House on Nov. 19. The Prospect Volunteer Auxiliary sponsored the event.

Little Jacob Bolt was 4 years old on Nov. 20. His parents, Kyle and Jeni, and brother, Joshua, hosted a birthday party for him on Nov. 20 with 16 people attending. All of his grandparents were present — Vince and Linda Eikmeier, of Henrico, and Flora Bolt. Kyle, Jeni and sons were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Jeni’s parents, the Eikmeires.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith and their children, Brianna, Charles and Christina, hosted Thanksgiving dinner at their home for family members this year. Invited guests were Dianna’s mother, Mrs. Joyce Trinner; Brianna’s friend, Josh; Charles’ sister and her son, Mrs. Emma Smith and Jeffrey; and Charles’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith.

The Saturday after Thanksgiving, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith and their grandchildren, Charles and Christina, traveled to Stafford to visit Jeff’s mother, Mrs. Dolores Smith. They enjoyed having lunch at an Irish Pub in Fredericksburg.

On Nov. 4, Gene and Lois Southall celebrated their anniversary.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows attended the Men’s/Women’s Choir Concert at Jarman Auditorium last week.

Dr. and Mrs. William Schall and Don Meadows were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows last Thursday.

Nov. 18 was a special day for Margaret Stockton as she celebrated her birthday, starting the day by traveling to Lynchburg with Richard where they enjoyed lunch at Cracker Barrel, getting back to Farmville in time to pick up a beautiful red rose from Rochette’s Florist and then dinner at the home of Lon and Mary Jo Stockton Jr. and Sean.

Thursday, Nov. 17, Deserae Bowlin and Mrs. Flora Bolt of the Farmville Chapter No. 45 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy attended the Christmas Dinner at Charley’s Waterfront Café. Sons of the Confederate Veterans High Bridge Camp No. 1581 sponsored the dinner and program. The speaker, dressed in period costume, Mrs. Marilgin Iglesias, presented in the first person of Mrs. Sally Thomkins. Capt. Thomkins served as a nurse during the Civil War. She founded the Robertson Hospital in Richmond 10 days after the battle at Manassas. In four years, she treated 1,334 wounded soldiers of which only 74 died. This gave the hospital the lowest death rate in the area. Deserae and Flora enjoyed the dinner and program and both ladies won a door prize.

Jennifer Bolt and Mrs. Flora Bolt enjoyed lunch with Judy Bolt this past Sunday.

Mrs. Flora Bolt enjoyed Thanksgiving with her son, Douglas, and his wife, Betty Jean. Garland Woodson stopped by to see them that afternoon.

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for: Flora Bolt, Joyce Floyd, Gary Fiscus, Linda Joyce, Jean P. Derrenbacker, Gail George, Elfrieda Kerns, Betty Jean Bolt and Mildred Harvey Shanks.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle will have its Christmas dinner and program on the Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.

Appomattox P.E. also honored Pastor Chuck Klotzberger with a retirement luncheon on Nov. 20. He and his wife, Vera, were presented a Seiko clock and Jennifer Bolt read a special tribute. The Rev. William Thompson and wife, Sally, and the Rev. Bill Clark and wife, Jane, were invited guests.

Pastor Klotzberger and members of the church invite you to worship with them each 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. Caitlin Hoy will be at Davis Memorial on Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville, 302 Industrial Park Road in the old Stackpole-Carbone building, invites you to worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Also, each week on Wednesday evening, there is Bible study for all age groups at 7 p.m.

Happy Birthday is wished to all those celebrating a birthday during the month of December; your flower is the Narcissus and your birthstone is the Turquoise. Those I know that are celebrating are: Shirley C. Arrington (2), Sylvia Davis (3), Jo D. Smith (3), Mildred H. Shanks (5), Chasity M. Hubbard (5), Stacy Bolt (7), Nancy W. Mottley (8), Margaret T. Collins (8), Charles D. Puckett (10), Marsha Paulson (14), Henning “Sonny” Fulcher (14), Drew Perkins (15), Lindsey R. Hix (15), Virginia Goode (16), Sean Stockton (17), John Hileman II of Flag Pond Tennessee (17), John Gager — who will be 89 (20), Shirley W. Moore (23), Penny Puckett (23), Christy M. Murphy (23), Paula Card (24), Grace F. Moton (26), Betty Fulcher of Lynchburg (26), William “Bill” G. Whitter (28), Henry Fulcher (29), April Merkle (29), Billy Mottley (29) and Patricia Creaney of Scotland (30).

Happy Anniversary is wished to all those celebrating during the month of December. Those I know about are: Edward and Ann Norton (18), Howard and Joanne Simpson (26), Talmedge and Woody Hanes (26), Tom and Trina Young (16), Richard and Margaret Stockton (26) and Lon and Mary Jo Stockton Jr. (29).

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Margaret Stockton is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email address is mom@moonstar.com.