Three World War II veterans celebrate Pearl Harbor Remberance Day


We wish a great midweek to all our friends and readers.

A happy birthday goes out to Tristan Snow on Dec. 7.

Wishing Mr. Vonsie Rigsby, Mr. B.L. Crowther and Mr. Clinton Robinson a great Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Dec. 7. They are Pleasant Grove’s own World War II veter

ans. From the Milton Nichols American Legion Auxiliary Unit 236, Mrs. Leora Watkins Chapman, president, and Mrs. Minnie R. Porter, assistant president.

Prayers are extended to all sick and shut-ins. Our list this week includes Sammie Curry, Samual Hillie, Oliver J. Hillie, Charles Johnson, Nita F. Hughes, Tyyonna McCalphia, Marsha McMillian, James C. Johnson, Frank Norman Jr., Donna Burton, Ralph Jordan, the Rev. R.D. Evans, Marie Evans, Ronald D. Watkins, Essie L. Robinson, Bertie L. Evans, Hailey Thompson, Lisa Cunningham, Jessie (Bo) Harris, Joanne Webster, John A. Chapman, Deacon L.K. Johnson, Angus Robinson, Billie W. Wash and Bernell Chapman.

Our nursing home residents are Nellie Norman and Carolyn Watson at James T. Champion in Meridian; Bobbie J. Clayborn, Theo Akes of Meridian and Mary F. Myers at Hilltop Manor in Union.

The power of prayer. Welcome to Pleasant Grove MB Church of Newton, where the Rev. Michael Pickens is the pastor. Reaching the world with the transforming power of grace.

On Sunday, Pastor Pickens’ message was “The Resurrection,” Matthew 28:1-6. Pastor Pickens and the Pleasant Grove Church Family invite all to Sunday School each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

Annia M. McKee, Larry Fielder, Bernice Bowden, Florine Bowden, Mother Bonnie Ellis and Barbara Coleman are on the Hickory sick list.

Pastor Anthony Robinson and the St. John’s Church family welcome all to Sunday school each Sunday at 9 a.m. and worship at 10:15 a.m. On Sunday, Pastor Robinson’s message was “Go Worship,” St. Matthew 2:2.

St. John’s sick members are Bertha Bender, Frankie Lee Evans, Xasie Walker and Annie Rogers.

Prayers go out to all bereaved families in the loss of their loved ones.

One and all are invited by Pastor Larry Reed Sr. and the Midway Church family to come join them each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 a.m. each first and third Sunday for worship. On Sunday, Pastor Reed’s message was “I Know You Care,” John 11:32-36.

Pastor Hale and Bro. Brand hope to see you at the Hickory Devotion each Saturday at 9 a.m. downtown Hickory.

We pray for our city, county, state and U.S. government officials and our military, stateside and abroad.

For your news, contact Leora Watkins Chapman at 601-683-3516 or P.O. Box 413, Newton, MS. 39345.


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