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Jr Beta working toward New Orleans trip


The Jr. Beta has a big "Shout Out" to everyone who stopped in or picked up carryouts from their fundraiser Wednesday. This is to help them make the trip to New Orleans, LA for the National Convention.

So glad to hear "little" Johnny Kennedy was not seriously injured in a car accident while on his way to school last Friday morning. He did suffer a horribly but not compound fraction of his wrist which required surgical intervention and also a fractured ankle. From the looks of the car, it could have been much worse.

Prosperity Baptist Church ladies enjoyed a weekend at the Missions Get-together and Connection held in Gatlinburg. Making the trip were Sherry Plattenburg, Patricia Lance, Wanda Ray, Gina Halstead, Kathy Pugh, Barbara Cantrell, Cindy Moody, Lesa Hayes and Linda Hayes. Not only did they enjoy the conferences they attended but several restaurants around were tried out as well as a little time to get in some shopping. (remember it was a women's trip!!)

Monday, P-pa and I enjoyed eating lunch with our son, Ray. We thank you for the prayers for him.

Just a reminder about our volunteer fire department. They are working to update their turnout gear as it is outdated by the NFPA standards. You can give by clicking on the gofundme facebook page to donate and of course, if you see one of our volunteers you may also give to them.

The Auburntown Historical Society meets this Thursday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m. in the Auburntown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.
The guest speaker is Robert White, Register for the Tennessee State Museum. Robert is speaking on the Battle of Snow Hill, which took place between Dowelltown and Smithville.

Short news week so here are those celebrating birthday this week. Tammy O'Neal and Cody Joyce have theirs on the 20th. Skipping over the 21st to the 22nd it's Tim Baines, Haley Smith and Luke Jakes who get cake and ice cream. On the 23rd it will be the 82nd year to celebrate for Gene Harris. That's the same day that Canyon Zimmer turns 7. Donna Fann has hers the 24th with Randy Morris and Abby Tuck celebrating the next day. Winding up the week on the 26th are Ashley Hayes, Zach McAllister and Courtney Nipper. Happy birthday you all.

Happy anniversary to Jimmy and Virginia McKnight on the 21st. The 25th is the day Edward and Myrtle Bryson celebrate their 63rd and that's the same day that Jonathon and Amanda Francis have their 7th. Happy anniversary to all 3 couples.

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