Summer has arrived

Published 9:19 am Thursday, June 28, 2018

Summer began June 21, have fun and stay safe.

On Sunday we will welcome in the seventh month, July, of the year.

The Prospect Historical Society will meet on the Tuesday in the old post office at which time three items will be given away: An 8×12 shed (by Buggy Top); STIHL MS170 power saw and $50 cash.

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A school reunion was held Saturday, June 23, at the home of Dickie Cralle. Many classes were represented. The weather was beautiful and the fellowship was great. Flora Bolt was able to attend as was Billy and Rochie Allen.

It is always fun and exciting to travel with family as Keith and Michele Grimsley, Madissen and Steve Stolarik and Peggy Emert along with Ann Grimsley of Shenandoah did this past week returning home on Sunday. They visited the Smokey Mountains, toured Gatlinburg and did some hiking on Thursday morning. They visited some old friends, Jean and Glenn Watson and took them to “The Island” in Pigeon Forge for dinner on Thursday night and spent Friday at Dollywood. They came home to rest.

John Marsden honored the fathers at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church on Father’s Day with chocolates.

Mary Jo Stockton and son, Sean, honored Lon, husband and father, with a big surprise early birthday party on Saturday. There were many friends present including Lon’s parents, Richard and Margaret Stockton and daughter Michelle Walker. On June 13, Natalie Pearl Guill celebrated her first birthday.

On Saturday, June 16, her parents, Brianna and Josh hosted a birthday party at their home where friends and family members, including Natalie’s grandparents, Charles and Dianna Smith and her great grandparents, Jeff and Pat Smith all gathered to enjoy a birthday cookout.

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited the ladies at Brookview, Lucille, Martha Alice, Flora and Ruby on Wednesday, June 6. Judy Bolt was in charge of honoring the fathers with chocolates for Father’s Day at Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle. She read two poems for Father’s Day. Her helpers were Haley and Payden Murdock. The two fathers with the most children were Kirby Mottley and Averette Simpson, Jr. with seven children each.

The Bolts got together following services on Sunday, June 17, for Father’s Day with Judy Bolt. They also celebrated the birthday of Andrew Goss. Those attending were Douglas and Betty Jean Bolt, Flora Bolt, Steve Bolt and his granddaughters Haley and Payden Murdock, Sharon Canterbury and Andrew and Stacy Goss. Jennifer Bolt and sons, Joshua and Jacob, following church services on Father’s Day, traveled to Henrico to visit her dad and mother, Vince and Linda Eikmeier for Father’s Day.

The Meatloaf dinner at Prospect was delicious as usual, sponsored by the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Flora attended and enjoyed the dinner and seeing so many friends and sitting with some special friends.

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

Friends are extending their sincere sympathy to the family of Mary Phyllis Paulson. Phyllis passed away on Wednesday, June 20, in Florida. Her service will be Friday, 11 a.m. at the Worsham Baptist Church in Worsham.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle welcomes you to worship with them each Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect welcomes you to worship with them every Sunday. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. Joe Mc- Cutchen will be at Davis Memorial on Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville welcomes you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and 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 with them 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 Street Farmville in the old Cedar Brook Restaurant building.

Concord Baptist Church at 12053 Francisco Road, Farmville welcomes you to their Sunday School at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Vacation Bible School for K-fifth grade will be June 24-28. This is always an exciting time for children.

MARGARET STOCKTON is the Tuggle News columnist. She can be reached at (434) 392-6431 or email to