By ANNA PATRICK
We send prayers for a speedy recovery for Robert Fletcher who had his portable defibrillator replaced with a permanent one.
His wife, Tina, was surprised with an early birthday dinner Wednesday. Her special day is the 11th but son, Kyle Caito, prepared her a birthday supper and she was showered with birthday presents.
Prosperity Baptist Youth were in Smithville at Calvary Baptist Friday night for the annual Crusade for Youth. These youth "preach" God's word in a unique way and eye-opening.
Jordan Blackburn was back at the church Sunday night to sing in their opening night of Revival services.
Sunday was birthday celebrations at our house. It began with a cookout topped off with Rylon Morrison's Mario cake/cupcake cake, Alayna Reed's strawberry cake covered in chocolate covered strawberries and finished with Dustin Patrick's yearly banana ice cream. Helping them celebrate were Ray, Anita and Daxton Patrick, Kyle, Shannon and Kullon Patrick, Sam, Bethany and Amaieah Morrison, Case and Jory Isenhart, and Tim, DeAnna, Janna, and Adrianna Reed.
The Auburntown Historyical Society will meet Thursday the 17th in the Auburntown Church of Christ Fellowship building. Park Ranger John McKay from Stones River Battlefield is to speak o the Trail of Tears, which came through Cannon County. Time is 7:00 p.m.
Prosperity Baptist is hosting this year's annual Easter "Sonrise" Service. Bro. Jerry Osborn of Auburn Baptist is bringing the message with Shiloh Baptist doing the music. Breakfast follows this service which begins at 6:00 a.m. You are welcome to this service and to stay for a delicious breakfast afterwards.
"Then and There" Easter Cantata is being presented at Prosperity Baptist Church Easter Sunday, the 20th. Everyone is welcome to attend. It begins at 11:00 a.m. Come at 10:00 a.m. for Sunday School.
Mark Melton celebrates a birthday the 16th. Charlene Lindsay, Connie Leyhew and James Robert Hackett all celebrate the 18th. The 19th belongs to Todd Harris, Anthony Griffith and Anthony Leach as well as Gavin Cooper. Cody Joyce and Tammy O'Neal get their presents on the 20th. Finishing out the week are Tim Baines, Haley Alece Smith and Luke Jakes on the 22nd. Happy birthday you all!
This week is a busy week for anniversaries, Thomas and Dottie Holder celebrate the 17th. Hop and Mable Turney come up to their 73 years of wedded bliss on the 20th! WOW. Winfred and Sara Gaither are not far behind when they celebrate their 71st on the 21st. Jimmy and Virginia McKnight also celebrate that day. Happy anniversary to all couples.
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