Thursday, June 28, 2007
Brotherhood Banquet held at First Baptist Church Saturday
On Father’s Day, I remembered my wonderful father, Benton Potts, a depot agent for 40 years; he told us stories about the past years in Potts Camp, as we sat on the front porch at night. He always said the blessing before each meal, and rode us where we needed to go in his old T model and A Model Fords. We loved him!
Moonlight cruise set for Friday
As we gather with our families this week to celebrate the birth of our country, take a moment with your loved ones to give thanks for all our freedoms and privileges. Many, many countries of our world are terrorized by dictators who have no regard for life or liberties other than those on their own agenda.
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Ivy Wayne Teel honored with birthday dinner
Vacation Bible school began at Carey Chapel Baptist Church Sunday evening, June 24 at 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The commencement service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Jackson family celebrates with weekend festivities
Jackson Family Celebration
The Jackson family gave a celebration the third weekend in June, honoring their late parents, Clabon Jackson and Martha Jackson. The celebration included a tour Saturday of Holly Springs Marshall County Baptist Association Building, Ida B. Wells Museum, beautiful campus of Rust College, Cottrell Memorial Garden, where they visited the graves of the first black sheriff, Osborne Bell, and the first black mayor, Eddie Lee Smith Jr., and the beautiful campus of Ole Miss. They visited the statue that was erected on the campus and had lunch at Oxford Grill. They had a commemorative program on their late parents. Walter Jackson, one of the sons, asked the blessing. Tributes were given by all the children and grandchildren. They gave out candylike what their mother would give out at Christmastime. Saturday night they gave an entertainment for the members of the family who had reached their 40th birthday at Annie’s restaurant. Sunday they all attended worship service at Samuel Chapel Baptist Church. Following church service, refreshments were served in the Milan home.
A celebration was given for the late John Phillips Sr. Sunday in Faulkner Park.
National Baptist Congress is convening in St. Louis this week.
Folks present at the Jackson celebration were from California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee and Mississippi.
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