Independence Day in the United States is by far the most important national holiday of the year.
Independence Day, or more commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Enjoy your picnic and go watch some fireworks! Have a great day!
Stoney Ridge Baptist Church will present a special patriotic musical entitled, “The Birth of Our Nation.” On Sunday, July 3, at 11 a.m., the Stoney Ridge Choir will feature patriotic songs, hymns and special readings to celebrate how the Lord blessed us in these United States. Bring a friend and join us for this special service.
Brown Mountain Baptist Church is have a song service on July 31.
Kyser George cleaned a little house this weekend at the Grayson County Fiddlers Convention, winning first dobro, first overall youth honors.
In addition, the top spot for the first youth band goes to ShadowGrass, which is Kyser’s band. David and Cindy George are Kyser’s parents. Congratulations Kyser.
Donald and Wilma Ann Durham celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past week. Happy Anniversary.
Happy Anniversary to these couples: Wesley and Cindy Boles, Keith and Sheila Pyrtle, Kenneth and Donna Jessup, Jeff and Debra Kapolka and Jeff and Kelly Denny.
Eli Johnson turned 3 years old. Hallie Hall wants to wish Eli a very Happy Birthday.
Mary Fern Jessup’s birthday was June 21. Mary Fern was 93 years old and is still celebrating her birthday.
Mycleta Burwell will celebrate her birthday July 1. Jack and Jane Nunn want to wish Aunt Mycleta a Happy Birthday.
Happy Birthday to: Cornelia Lynch, Sheila Poindexter, Jessie T. Mitchell, Goldie I. Vernon, Dorothea Van Hoy, Amy Inman, Paula Stanley, Wendy S. Cartwright, Dianne Rogers, Virginia Dodson, Sylvia J. Simmons, Johnny Martin, Alan Light, Jimmie Turney, John Walker, Linda Heller, Kisha Cook and Melvin George.
Prayers for: Annie Mae Moore, Robbie Moorefield, Lynn Jessup, Linda Holland, Wayne Tilley, Gisela Beseth, Janet Pope, Betty Boles, Sandra M. Barker, Scotty Marshall, Marion Vaden, Karen Carpenter, Stephen Fagg, Gilmer Ray Jessup, RJ Love, Elva Dearmin, Ersie McIntyre, Calvin Love, Hallie Hall, Jason Blevins, Sue Robertson, Betty Crim, Margaret Vaden, Lolene Vaden, Thelma Taylor and Elizabeth Joyce.
Jane Nunn may be reached at 336-351-6866.