Pig picking supper for a cause

Published 8:21 am Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Pig Picking Supper will be Saturday, Nov. 17, from 5-7 p.m. at the firehouse. The cost is a donation at the door. The meal will include pulled pork, green beans, hash brown casserole, apples, coleslaw, roll, dessert and drink.

The Prospect Historical Society will be holding their second annual Christmas decorating contest, door, yard or exterior of house, or all this year. If you live within 10 miles of the Prospect Fire House we welcome you. There will be first, second and third place prizes. Application deadline is Dec. 1, with the judging taking place after dark on Tuesday, Dec 11. Judges will be from another county. Send your application and fee to Margaret Stockton, secretary, 10379 Prince Edward Hwy. Prospect, VA 23960. Your application should include your name, complete address, telephone number, and complete driving directions to your home from the Prospect Fire House.

Mrs. Donald Meadows attended the baby shower for Mrs. Stacy Goss on Sunday afternoon.

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Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows were guests of Mrs. Flora Bolt at the Brunswick stew on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Appomattox Prince Edward Presbyterian Church at Tuggle.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows attended a reunion of the Shotwell, Swan and Jackson families in Chesterfield. After a delicious brunch, a baby shower for Nikayla and Zack Shotwell was held. Many family members and friends were in attendance.

The Prospect Happy Hats met on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Christmas Bizarre held at the Catholic Church. Those joining Rita Rountree, the hostess for November, were Jean Hensley, Sue Case, Betty Sumner and Margaret Stockton. After shopping the group enjoyed lunch at the Golden Palace.

Richard and Margaret Stockton traveled to Richmond on Saturday to visit with cousins and an aunt. Gwen Paulson and her girls had a delicious meal for those present. A delicious cake was also served in honor of those with birthdays in November including Jean Derrenbacker, Margaret Stockton and Sandra Robinson of Baltimore. Others present were Becky Goin, Michelle Paulson, Carl Robinson, Richard Stockton, Larry Derrenbacker, Beverly Schulz, Jonathan Derrenbacker, Chase Carneal and Victoria Carter.

Please remember those in our community and those we know that are sick or shut-in at this time in our prayers and thoughts. Those I am aware of are Carl Kelsey, Lon Stockton, Jr., Flora Bolt, Phyllis Fulcher and Betty Jean Bolt.

Neighbors and friends are extending their sincere heartfelt sympathy to the families of Doyne Simpson and Ronnie Metcalf.

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 come and worship with them every Sunday with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville welcomes you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and 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 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 St., 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. with worship service at 11 a.m.

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