Poplar Springs UMC to host barbecue

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

A fundraising barbecue will be held at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church, located between Scott and Adrian, Saturday, May 21 from 5-7 p.m. Advance tickets are available by calling 668-3606. Plates are $6 each. Proceeds will go towards a new roof for the church.



Oak Park News Rock Worship to have homecoming Sunday

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

By EUDENE PEEBLES Area Correspondent

By EUDENE PEEBLES Area CorrespondentHomecoming will be held at Rock Worship Center in Stillmore on Sunday. Service is at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is Rev. Stacy Williford. A lunch will be served after service and Wayne Williford and Good News will perform in the afternoon. There will be no evening service. Pastor is Rev. Ronnie Collins.

We would like to wish a special happy … Read More


Swainsboro Emanuel County Recreation results

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

Monday, May 9 Mite Girls Softball Padres-17, Marlins-13 Leading hitters for the Padres: Hayley Hayslip, 4-4; Emily Travis, 3-3; Alie Canady, Moriah Shepard, Kelly Kirby, 3-4.

Leading hitters for the Marlins: Namira Dixon, 4-4; Margaret Anne Garrett, Maggie Patrick, Lauren Murphy, 3-4.

Rockies-21, Giants-10 Leading hitters for the Rockies: Vanessa Morris, 3-4; Jessica Reynolds, Sarah Bailes, Jamye Bellamy, 2-3.Leading hitters for the Giants:

Katherine Moore, Anna Torrance, Brooke Peebles, 2- … Read More


Mayor presents awards to contest winners

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

By JACQUIE BRASHER

By JACQUIE BRASHERAt its meeting Monday night, Mayor Ricky Stevens presented awards to the sixth grade winners of the annual “If I Were Mayor” essay contest.

Winners are:

Fifth place, Kelie Cannady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cannady. She received $25.

Fourth place, Addison Coleman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Coleman. He received $50.

Third place, Jessi Page, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

John … Read More


Justin Hackle celebrates birthday at ‘Shrek’ party

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

Justin Allen Hackle, son of Ralph and Jean Hackle of Adrian, celebrated his birthday Saturday, April 30, at his home. Justin was 9 years old May 1.

The theme of the party was “Shrek 2” including a theme birthday cake. Also served were grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, baked beans and snacks.

Helping Justin, his parents and brother, Brian, celebrate were grandparents, Gerome and Polly Foskey and Ellison Hackle; aunt, … Read More



What’s up?

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

Wednesday, May 18 Included in today’s issue is the annual Graduation 2005, salute to this year’s high school graduates.

Friday, May 20 Ohoopee Jamboree, Nora Blvd., Adrian. Entertainment will be After Five Bluegrass Country, 7 to 8 p.m.; Glory Road Trio, 8 to p.m.; and Gospel Bluegrass Expressed, 9 to 10 p.m.

ECI graduation, Rountree Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 21 SHS graduation, Tiger Field, 9 a.m.

Quotes for the … Read More


Walter Edward Chance, 76

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

TWIN CITY—Funeral for Walter Edward Chance, 76, was held Monday, May 16, 2005 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro with Dr. Robert Blankenship and Rev. Franklin Sasser officiating. Burial was in Twin City Cemetery.

He died Friday, May 13, 2005.

Mr. Chance was a native of Emanuel County and an Air National Guard veteran. He was a retired heavy equipment salesman, owner of Smith and Spivey Hardware … Read More


Cynthia Ann Durden-Harris, 45

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Cynthia Durden- Harris, 45, was held Monday, May 9, 2005 at 2 p.m.

at Ohoopee Grove Baptist Church in Nunez with Rev. Eugene Davis officiating.

Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died April 30, 2005 in Detroit, Mich.

Mrs. Durden-Harris was born on Nov. 27, 1959 in Emanuel County to Theodis Durden Sr. and Mildred Durden. She was a member of Ohoopee Grove Baptist Church. She was … Read More


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