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PAGE 8 " THE FLORALA NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 FHS ELEVENTH GRADE Honor students receiving an achievement award for main- taining a 90 average were: (front row, l-r) Dana Martin, Brittney McCready, Alicia Mor- gan, Donovan Robertson, Rachael Stokes. (back row, l-r) Keri Bess, Savannah Cassady, Justina Clissold, Victoria Foley, Chris Lewis and Jessica Linzy. Not pictured were John Curtis Anderson, Alma Carry and Josh Parker. TENTH GRADE students recewing the Tubby Hall Academic Letter for having the highest and second highest averages in Math, Science, English and Social Studies were (l-r) Paige Irwin, 1st place; Mariah Thompson, 2nd place. ELEVENTH GRADE students receiving the Tubby Hall Academic Letter for having the highest and second highest averages in Math, Science, English and Social Studies were (l-r)Dana Martin, 1st place; Jessica Linzy, 2nd place. NINTH GRADE students receiving the 'Principal's Award for the two highest averag- es in Ninth Grade were (l'-r) Austin McNeill, 1st place; Matthew Gibbs, 2nd place. TENTH GRADE students receiving the Principal's Award for the two highest aver- ages in Tenth Grade were (l-r) Paige Irwin, 1st place; Mariah Thompson, 2nd place. -FHS ELEVENTH GRADE students receiving the Princi- pal's Award for the two high- est averages in Eleventh Grade were Dana Martin, 1st place and Alma CarrY, 2nd place (not pictured). FHS VALEDICTORIAN AND Salutatorian were an- nounced during the FHS Honors Program. Clarissa Denney was named Salutatorian and Joseph Norris was named Valedictorian for the Class of 2011. THE EASTER BUNNY visited at the Senior Citizens Center and at Lake Jack- sofa with the children. by Jan Allred The Florala Recreational Board celebrated Easter twice this year, once on March 26 at the ,Florala Senior Citizen Center and then again on April 3 at Lake Jackson in Florala. The senior citizens who attended the Easter party enjoyed a delicious cake, bonnet/hat contest, a visit with the Easter Bunny and fellowship. The highlight of the day was a visit from the Easter Bunny himself. Senior citizens snapped pictures and took time to hug Peter Rabbit's neck as he made his way through the center. Mem- bers of the city's recreational board thoroughly enjoyed throwing the party and have already begun to plan for next year's Easter celebration at the Senior Citizen Center. On Saturday, April 3, the sounds of laughter and children squealing echoed across Lake Jackson as they ran with Easter baskets in hand grabbing every colored egg in sight. The First Annual Florala Recreational Board Extravaganza was a huge suc- cess. After an egg hunt and being served hot dogs, chips, soda and Easter cake chil- dren enjoyed competing for chocolate bunnies in the egg walk, egg toss and hula hoop contest. FROM PAGE 4 we can drill in a responsible ously worked in partnershipIt remains to be seen if way that protects and pre- with Northrop Grumman to EADS will submit a bid serves the surrounding en- make a bid for the tanker. If on the tanker and subse- vironment, awarded the estimated $35 quently win the contract, The fact of the matter is billion contract for Air Force but last week's announce- that we are going to utilize refueling tankers, EADS ment makes it clear- the oil and natural gas until we has committed to build its Department of Defense un- can use renewable energy product in Mobile. derstands that no one wins sources on ' a widespread Though EADS requested in an uncompetitive bidding basis. At the very least, a 90 day extension, I'm hope- process. Both the American those resources should be ful that the Defense Depart- taxpayer and the warfighter produced at home in order ment decision should give will benefit from a competi- to keep American dollars in EADS enough time to put tive bidding process for the our own pockets and further together a competitive bid tanker. strengthen our national se- on the KC-X tanker. This As always, if you have curity, is welcome news. Northrop any questions, please do Grumman decided-not to bid not hesitate to call our of- Tanker Contract Period on the tanker after the De-rices in Montgomery at Extended partment of Defense's bid- (334) 277-9113, Dothan at Last week, the Depart- cling guidelines put them at (334) 794-9680, Opp at (334) ment of Defense announced a clear disadvantage, leav-493-9253, or Ozark at (334) it will extend the time pe- ing Boeing as the sole bidder 445=4600. You can also visit riod for contractors to bid on for one of the DOD's most the website at www.bright. the KC-X tanker program expensive contracts. With- house.gov to sign up for the by 60 days. The exten- out at least two bidders, the e-newsletter. It is my great sion came at the request of taxpayer would be on the pleasure to serve ,you and European Aeronautic De- hook to pay for a contract the entire Second District of fence and Space Company awarded without competi- Alabama. (EADS), which had previ- tion FROM PAGE 6 LOCKHART BAPTIST CH u RCH , 85 south of Florala/Paxton. Lockhart Baptist Church located on Highway 55 in Lockhart cordially , RED OAK BAPTIST invites you to worship. Sunday school 9:45 a.rn, morning worship 11 a.m. Red Oak Baptist, Pastor Eugene Meadows and congregation invite the TRINITY MISSION discipleship training 5 p.m., evening worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer public to worship. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., evening When life gets you down, there is a God who cares. God has all power, services 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Rev. John Bryan is pastor, worship 5 p.m., and Wednesday service 7 p.m. The church is located at wisdom, and answers. Trinity Mission enjoys serving God, and invites you 13667 AL Hwy. 55, Florala. to attend church services. Sunday school 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., NEW BETHELAME and Wednesday prayer service 6 p.m. The church is located on Hwy. 331, 2 New Bethel A.M.E. in Florala and St. Matthews A.M.E. in Lockhart, AL. SIXTH A /ENUE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH miles south of Paxton. Call 834-4077. Morning Worship Services are held at 11 a.m. at New Bethel A.M.E. on the Come to the Sixth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church where "Church is 1st and 3rd Sundays andat St. Matthews A.M.E. on the 2nd and 4th Sun- not a habit, it is an experience." Bring your bibles and read along as Rev. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES days. You are cordially invited to come and worship. Ernest L. Powell, with clarity and passion, explains the Word of God. Sing Florala First United Methodist Church, 1310 5th Street, Florala. Mere- along with the soul-stirring Sixth Avenue Gospel choirs. Services are as fol- bers cordially invite you to Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Worship NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH lows: Sunday school: 9:45 a.m.; worship service 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 Services at 11 a.m. (nursery provided). Weekly Bible Study is offered at PastorFredBoyettandthecongregationoftheNewHopeBaptistChurch a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6p.m Locatedat 22507 Sixth Avenue 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the church's Fellowship Hall. The church also has a would like to invite the entire surrounding communities to the church. It is right next to the Sixth Avenue Cleaners. Church phone: 334-858-8432. For Devotional Time at the Florala Health & Rehab LLC at 9 a.m. each Thursday located between Florala and Opp off of Hwy. 331. Go north from Florala further information call 858-5330. in their dining hall. For further information call 858-3456. approximately 10 miles, turn left on New Hope Rd. Call 334-493-7439 for Christian Home United Methodist, 1479 Parrish Road (formerly High- information. Sunday School 10 a.r and Morning Worship 11 a.m. way 6), Florala (south of Highway 4 approximately 6 miles from Florala). Members invite you to Worship Services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School. Bible Study is offered every Wednesday at 10 a.m. For further information call 652-4766. Hopewell United Methodist Church, 987 Gomillion Road, Florala (off Highway 4 approximately ten miles from Florala, south on Co Rd 20 or Go- million Rd). members invite you to Worship Services on the first and third Sundays of the month at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School. For further information call 652-4474. NORTH CREEK APOSTOLIC Pastor Jimmy Watson and church would like to invite everyone to the North Creek Apostolic Lighthouse Church for Tuesday night prayer at 7:00, Thursday night worship at 6:30, Sunday School at 9:45, Sunday worship ser- vice at 1!:00 and Sunday evening Worship at 3:00. Come expecting a move of God. For more info or for a ride, call Pastor Watson at 334-858-3025. PAXTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Paxton Assembly of God, located at 359 Highway 147 (Webster Lane) invites everyone to attend services: Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship ser- wce 11:00 a.m.; women's ministries 5:30 p.m.; evening worship 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Ronald Sexton. SMYRNA BAPTIST CHURCH Smyrna Baptist Church is the place to be for those hungry toleam about the Lord Jesus Christ. Every Sunday morning, Sunday night and Wednes- day night, Pastor Randy Holtz t aches about the Savior and helps members understand the word of God. God has promised that He and His word will be forever. That is a very comforting thought and in this day and age knowing about the Lord can give one true peace. The Books of the Bible are studied each yVednesday night with discussion questions. Sunday rooming differ- ent areas of the Bible are studied. Hours: Sunday school 9:45 a.m., church 10:45 a.m., night 5 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Victory Baptist Church is a Bible preaching and teaching work based Members of St. John Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. A.D. Bell on the fundamentals of the King James Bible. Located halfway between Jr. has been pastor for 31 years invite you to worship each Sunday. Sunday Paxton and DeFuniak Springs, in Liberty, the church welcomes all families school 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. regular order of service. Wednesday Bible class and individuals who would hear the preaching of the Gospel and receive 7 p.m. 2nd Sunday after Sunday School there is a series of bible classes the saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Pastor Alvin Wade will be (subject: The Apostle Doctrine). (3rd Su qday regular order of service) (4) preaching Sunday mornings at10 a.m. with Sunday School for children and Sunday morning after Sundays School a bible class is held (subject: Making young adults, 11 a.m.. Worship Service, Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. and the Most of your Christian Life). Located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. Wednesday at 7 p.m., followed by a time of prayer. SVEAASsEMBLY WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH Svea Assembly of God, Hwy. 85 South, invites everyone to their sero Westside Baptist Church congregation invites you to come and worship vices. Sunday school 9:45 a.m, morning worship 10:45 a.m., evening wor- each and every Sunday. Sunday school 9:45; morning worship 11 a.m. Sun- ship 6 p.m., Wednesday service 7 p.m. Pastor is Margie-Sexton Chambers. day evening Bible study is at 5 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Phone 850-834-2784. The church is located at Hwy. 21967 Lockhart Blvd. Florala. PAXTON BAPTIST CHURCH The membership of Paxton Baptist invites everyone to hear the Word and worship God each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School; rooming worship 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m., including adult prayer meeting, youth praise and worship and children Bible times. Third Sunday evening is a night of singing with the audience calling out their selection. Located downtown Paxton on US 331. Pastor is Rev. John H. Lovelady IlL For more info contact 850-834-2718. Adrug and alcohol addiction support group is held on Monday evenings at7 p.m. It will be Bible based and for addicts and their families. For more info call {he church at 834-2718.