Happenings in the neighborhood

Published 8:21 am Thursday, May 24, 2018

Rain, rain go away for a while then come again in about two or three weeks. We sure did need the rain.

The Prospect Historical Society has raffle tickets for an 8 by 12 foot shed (by Buggy Top), STIHL MS170 powersaw and $50 cash. Members of the society have tickets as well as Merk’s Place. The drawing will take place on the July 3.

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary appreciates everyone for their support during its grilled chicken dinner on the 19th. Those of us who won a door prize really enjoyed the dinner. Their next dinner will be the meatloaf dinner June 16, make your plans.

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The Prospect Happy Hats met on Thursday, May 10, at Merk’s Place for fellowship and lunch. Sue Ellen Case was the hostess. Case gave each member present a token of friendship. Those joining Case were Jeannette Tarlton, Rita Rountree, Elsie Wilson, Pat Smith, Lois Johnson, Hilda Allen, Jean Hensley and Margaret Stockton.

Friday, May 11, Mr. Dan Althouse from East Earl, Pennsylvania, was an overnight guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith.

Saturday, May 12, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith attended the graduation ceremony of their granddaughter, Christina Smith held at Randolph Henry High School.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith hosted the monthly covered dish for the Faith Bible Fellowship Small Group on Monday evening. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Richard McClintock, Hilde Watson and Mr. and Mrs. John Utzinger.

Monday the United Daughters of the Confederacy Farmville Chapter 45 will sponsor a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. at the Confederate cemetery. The guest speaker will be Patrick Schrader, historian for the Appomattox Historical Park. The Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp 1581 will take part on the program. The cemetery is located off North Main Street across the Cumberland Bridge. Bring a chair.

A dedication of a Historical sign will be held June 2, at 3 p.m. for the Farmville/Prince Edward cemetery at the entrance to the cemetery on Route 45. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Friends and neighbors continue to pray for Betty Meadows, Henry Shelton, Don Meadows and Betty Jean Bolt.

Friends and neighbors are extending their heartfelt sympathy to the family of Wallace Garland Woodson.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites you to worship each Sunday. The Rev. Buddy Woodson will be the guest speaker on Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect welcomes you to worship every Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville welcomes you to worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and each week on Wednesday evening for Bible Study for all age groups at 7 p.m. The Church is located at 302 Industrial Park Road, in the former Stackpole-Carbone building.

The Remnant Church welcomes you to worship on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m., Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m. The pastor is Jeff Spencer. The church is located at 1825 E. Third St., Farmville in the old Cedar Brook Restaurant building.

Concord Baptist Church at 12053 Francisco Road, Farmville welcomes you to its Sunday school at 10 a.m., Worship service at 11 a.m. and Bible study at 5:30 p.m. each Sunday.

MARGARET STOCKTON is the columnist for Tuggle News. If you would like to contribute something to the news, call (434) 392-6431 or email to mom@moonstar.com.