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Sympathy is extended to Michelle Hale on the death of her father, Macon Davenport, who passed away the 10th.

Condolences to Ricky Dodd on the death of his sister-in-law, Wanda Campbell Hill who passed away on the 15th and also to him and David Dodd on the death of their nephew, Donald Milligan who passed away the 16th.

Terry Thomas did a little recuperating following his surgery by spending the night in Cedar Grove with son, Patrick.

Friday night, basketball players, cheerleaders, parents and grandparents gathered at the Auburn Church of Christ for their annual banquet. Each cheerleader was given a "megaphone" filled with candy. Each girl basketball players received a photo book to remember the milestones of the year and each boy athlete received a basketball. An estimated 130 attendees enjoyed the delicious catered meal by "Slick Pig", Murfreesboro.

Saturday night, the church hosted a spaghetti supper. All proceeds are helping their youth to fund missions for a trip to Costa Rica to support a church, orphanage and school in that area.

If you missed out on this supper and would like to enjoy a Costa Rica Night, be at Middle Tennessee Christian School this Friday night between the hours of 5:00 and 7:30. The menu features an authentic Costa Rican cuisine of meat, rice, beans, and vegetables with special homemade Costa Rican dessert. There is no charge for the meal but donations are appreciated.

It's that time of year again where the Jr. Beta Club is sponsoring their annual horse show. It is set for this Saturday starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Justin Pemberton Arena in Woodbury so get your horses ready and come to enjoy a night of beautiful horses but don't forget the delicious concessions the members are preparing.

The day arrived - Sunday, April 14th - that Jesse Tucker-Vaughn had been anxiously waiting for 354 days! That is the birth of "Dawn" her new filly. Congratulations Jesse.

It's now time for the weekly Juicy tale but first a big thank you to Ward Odom for his submission to last week's column. That is one which I had not heard.

Here's one from Milan Davenport (a note from me: Please don't use this when one of our Cannon County High School Seniors approach you next year for a magazine subscription!!): "Some Lascassas High School students were in Auburntown selling magazine subscriptions. When they approached Juicy, he said, "Can't read…don't like to look at pictures." They were not taking "no" for an answer and asked him what his name was. The look on his face was one of deep concentration. After about 30 seconds he said, "Used to know as good as anybody," turned and walked away."

Happy birthday to Donna Fann on the 24th. Randy Morris and Abby Tenpenny Tuck celebrate the 25th. Ashley Hayes, Zach McAllister and Courtney Nipper get to celebrate the 26th. Joan Bryson's is the 27th. Abby Jakes and Vanessa Hardy can have ice cream and cake on the 28th. Delores Heady hits her 63rd on the 29th and Louise Green, Sara Turney Wilkerson, Justin Turney and Bob Kemp finish up the week and the month on the 30th. Happy birthday to all of you and may you have many more to celebrate.

Happy anniversary to Edward and Myrtle Bryson - another couple celebrating 60 years together on the 25th. The 30th Ken and Scarlett Turney and John and Kim Francis have an anniversary. Happy wishes to both couples.


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