Thursday, June 15, 2006
Chapel & Mt. Pleasant News
First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant hosts Vacation Bible School June 19-23
Vacation Bible School begins at First Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, Monday, June 19-23, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. The theme is Bethlehem Village. All children are invited.
On June 11, after the evening worship service, a fellowship honored David and Brenda Brannon for their nine years of service at Carey Chapel Baptist Church as music director. David has accepted a call to become minister of music at another church.
Rev. Jim Buchanan, pastor at Potts Camp Baptist Church, led a revival at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, in Laws Hill, June 3-7. Andy Roe led the music. Rev. Arnold Goode, of Mt. Pleasant, is pastor.
A surprise birthday party, with all the trimmings, was given in honor of Harold Todd in the fellowship hall from 2-4 at Carey Chapel Baptist Church, Saturday June 10.
A baby shower was given in honor of Kelly Cothern the afternoon of June 11, at the home of Pat Cothern. Hostesses were Annette South, Debbie Jones, Jo Richardson and Antha Jones.
Barbara Ellis attended a bridal shower for her granddaughter in Tupelo recently.
Mausie McCallar is a patient at St. Francis Hospital. Robert Dickson is a patient at Baptist Collierville Hospital. A get well wish is extended to both of them.
Madge Winburn, from Hickory Flat and granddaughter Morgan Green visited me Thursday afternoon.
Blake and Amy Palmer, of Waterford, are the proud parents of twin boys who arrived at Baptist New Albany Hospital on June 9. Each weighed five pounds, 12 ounces. They have been named Cade Austin and Cole Andrew. A brother, Hunter, welcomes them home. Grandparents are Harold and Maxine Palmer of Waterford, Martha and Bobby Fant of Holly Springs, and Bennie and Regina Mayer of Olive Branch. Greatgrandmother is Allene Teel of Mt. Pleasant.
I had to have my little dog put to sleep last week. I miss him so much. He was my company.
After we were married, my husband didn’t have a tractor, so he bought several mules to plow to make a crop. I remember, one cold day I put on my coat and head scarf, on my way to round up the cows to bring home to milk. To my surprise and their surprise I walked up on them. The mules scared me and I scared them. They snorted several times and I clapped my hands. When they turned to run, one fell to the ground and couldn’t get up. I said to myself, “What have I done, scared that mule so bad that she might have had a heart attack?”
I got home and told my husband. He went to the pasture to see about her, but she didn’t get up for him. A neighbor looked at her but didn’t know what was wrong, so my husband went and got some medicine. He gave it to her, but she died. After that it was told that I had scared that mule to death. She was sick and would have died anyway.
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