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IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY~I MISS S~SSER Wanda Sasser To Wed Michael Scroggins Mr. and Mrs. Willie H. Sas- ser of Florala, Alabama an- nounce the engagement of their daughter, Wanda Ann, to Michael Dale Scroggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Scrag- gins of Florala. Wanda is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Sasser of Route 2, Opp and Mrs. Loc- kie Vojnoch of Washington, D.C. and Mr. Sam Vojnoch of Spots- School Of Baton To Present Program Lynn McRae's School of Ba- ton, located-in Opp, Alabama, will present "The All Ameri- can Review" on Friday, May 17. "The All American Re- view" is the theme of this years baton recital which will feature twirling routines to the music from America's past, present and future. The recital is an annual pre- sentation designed to feature the students performing rou- tines which they have learned during the past year. This year Lynn McRae's School of Baton will present its entire enrollment of eighty- three students. Two of the lo- cal girls involved will be Car- rie and Sissie Savage of Flo- rala. This years guest performer will be Dewayne Browning of Frisco City, Alabama. Brown- ing has been twirling and win- ning contests since his fifth year in elementary school. During his years of twirling he has held the title of Junior State Champion as well as Se- nior State Champion. For the last three years, De- wayne has served as feature twirler for the Troy State Uni- versity "Sound of the South" Band. The recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Opp High School Auditorium. The public is cordially invited and admis- sion is free. ylvania, Virginia. Michael is the grandson of Lula Scroggins and the late Mr. Scroggins of Florala and Mrs. C. H. Hornsby and the late Mr. Scott of Andalusia. The bride-elect is presently a senior at Florala High School and a participant in a variety of school activities. Presently, she is employed with Franklin-Ferguson on a part- time basis. The groom-to-be is a 1973 graduate of Florala HighSchool and is now a freshman at Lur- leen B. Wallace Junior Col- lege, majoring in chemistry. He too works with Franklin- Ferguson on a part-timebasis. The wedding is planned for Friday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Oak Baptist Church, with George Scroggins officia- ting. The reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall of the church. All friends and relatives are invited to the ceremony and the reception. FLORALA CHURCH OF GOD TO SPONSOR SING Florala Church of God will be sponsoring a singing Sa- turday night, May 18. Guest singers will be the Callivers of Opp, Alabama. All singers are invited to gather with the public. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. RED OAK TO HOLD REVIVAL Revival services will be held at the Red Oak Baptist Church May 20 through May 24. Ser- vices will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Grand- staff, pastor of the Pleasant Home Baptist Church, as guest speaker. The Rev. Earl Thompson, pastor, and entire church ex- tend to everyone a most cordial invitation to attend. I m m I m rU m m I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I J m m Ill n III Illl Don't be an oven- peeper. Every time you open the door, you lose about 20 percent of your heat. That ' s just one electric-saving hint. From a free booklet from Alabama Power Write today. Alabama Power Public Information and Advertising Dept P.O. Box 2641 Birmingham, Alabama 35291 I I I I I I I I ! WATC.,.s CORNER By: _~ AlbertaGamble Our attendance Monday night showed 23 present with 22 3/4 pounds lost; one new member. Also, one member, Pattie Wil- kerson, received her Tie Tac pin for 16 weeks achievement. It is wonderful to see so many Life-Timers holding their goal weight. It's always an inspiration to see one reach their goal, but to stay thin is much better. We missed our "seminary" meeting in Pensacola, but we heard about their desert. We will pass it on to you. We have tried it and believe it or not it was delicious. Fresh Strawberry Desert I cup fresh strawberries, 2 envelope artificial sweetener, buttermilk poured in, let set for few minutes. Don't laugh try it. Well, since we have so many fresh strawberries, how would you like to try strawberry cream from the Weight Wat- chers cookbook? . . BOB WILLIS AND THE INSPIRATIONALS Chapel Hill To Sponsor Wood Avenue Flower Club Met In Ezell Home The Wood Avenue Flower Club met Friday night, April 19 in the home of Roy and Jo Ann Ezell. After prayer, a delicious covered dish supper, served buffet style, was enjoyed by all. The president, Roy Ezell, called the meeting to order, with roll call and club collect. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approv- ed. The treasurer gave the financial report. Also, two birthdays were acknowledged - Grady Brooks and Camilla Schofield. There being no new business, the meeting closed with the Lord's Prayer. Members present were Grady and Leona Brooks, Mark and Gertis Cook, Webb and Ro- sie Hendrix, Mrs. Katie V. Kendrick and the hosts, Roy and Jo Ann Ezell. Guests were Ken Ezell and Sue Cook. The next meeting will be May 16 at the home of Webb and Rosie Hendrix. Faculty' According to the Creditbenefits News Bureau, the law requires cent since credit bureaus to disclose demic everything in your file. The American Bureau estimates that more versity than 1,700,000 consumers re- living index viewed their files in 1973. during Homecoming Observed At United Annual Homecoming Day will He is the be observed at the Hopewell the United Methodist Church on ference Sunday, May 19, 1974. Dinner Guest speaker for the 11:00 and A.M. Worship Service is a for- Singing in met pastor, The Reverend C.E. Everyone Barnes of Andalusia, Alabama. to attend. Frozen Strawberry Cream Sunday, May 19, 1974, Bob the finest singing groups in the CEMETERY 4 cups fresh strawberries, Willis and The Inspirationals, United States, and they know artificial sweetener to equal 6 tablespoons sugar, 1 1/3 cups a group who truly loves the who they are singing about. Wide choice of proofs One special off~ Lord, from Ft. Worth, Texas, Please take advantage of this WORKING Groups $1.00 extra per person Cannot be uSe cottage cheese, 3 tablespoons will be at Chapel Hill Baptist group being in our area, and with other a, lv rising offers. lemon juice. Church, for the morning war- come to Chapel Hill. There There will be a Cemetery n o/~/7 " ~ VIEW Ill Pour berries in blender and ship service and will sing in will be a special offering taken Working Saturday, May 18 at intransfersweetener.t mixingAdd cheesebWl" Stirand the afternoon, up for the group, the North Creek Cemetery.~- -~ : " als, lemon juice to blender and li- Dinner on the grounds will The Pastor andallthe church All interested persons should S be served at the noon hour and members extend a cordialwel- come early and bring neces- quify. Transfer creamed mix- then the afternoon sing will be come to all of you. sary tools. () 7: lure to bowl of berries and beat held outside. Chairs will be ....... smoothly with rotary beater. Transfer the mixture to shallow container, cover with sheet of wax paper and freeze firm (2 or 3 hours). Makes 4 lunch- eons. Remember our regular meeting time next Monday night 7:00 o'clock at the Florala City School Library. Come with a good weight loss and let's see what happens. . . MISS MITCHELL Miss Mitchell Named To provided, but if you prefer you can bring your own lawn chair. These men are truly one of Smyrna Baptist To Hold Annual Prices Good Thru Sat. May 1 "WHERE IT'S A GREAT DAY FOR DI$OOUNI$" Homecoming Smyrna Baptist Church will hold their annual Homecoming May 19, 1974. Services begin at 10:00 a.m. with Sunday School; 10:50 - intermission; 11:00 - morning worship; 12:00 noon - lunch on the grounds; 1:15 p.m. - Con- gregational singins; 1:45 - Re- cognition of past pastors; 2:00 - Congregational and Group Singins; 3:30 - Adjourn. The public is invited to at- tend. 5OZ 35c VALUE EACH Who's Who Mary Kathryn Mitchell a se- nior at Florala High, was re- cently notified that she is to be featured in the Eighth Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 1973-74, the largest student a- ward publication in the nation. Students from over 20,000 public, private and parochial high schools throughout the country are recognized for their leadership in academics, ath- letics, activities or community service in the book. Less than 3% of the junior and senior class students nation-wide are awarded this recognition. Mary Kathryn is the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Dow Mit- chell of Florala. She is active in Beta Club - secretary, Science Club, F.H.A. - vice president, Library Staff, Pep Club and has also been Junior Attendant, Who's Who Among American High School Students 72-73. In addition to having her biography published in the book, Mary Kathryn will also compete for one of ten scholar- ship awards of $500 to $1,000 funded by the publishers and will be invited to participate in the firm's annual "Survey of High Achievers" later in the academic year. Mary Kathryn plans to attend University of Alabama upon gra- duation in May. PERSONALS | Col. and Mrs. Gerald Man- | ning of Greenville, Alabama were Saturday visitors in the | home of her mother, Mrs. Bes- sie Flournoy. ! Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hodge | and daughter, Laura Ruth, of Tallahassee, Florida, spent the | weekend with his father W. W. | Hodge and mother. | Mrs. Emory Whitehurst is visiting her brother, Thomas | Cook and family, in Sumter, South Carolina. I I I I U ~ ~ ~ ~ U ~ ~ ~ mamm mid~ ~ ~ ~ Mrs. T. M. Gresham from Opp is spending a few days with her mother and sister, Mrs. C. M. and Frances Chance. PERSONALS Mrs. C. M. Chance spent last week in Opp with her daugh- ter Mrs. T. M. Gresham and attended the golden agers sing- ing at the Opp High School Friday night. The many friends of Mrs. Bessie Dowdy will be sorry to know that she is in the Mizell Memorial Hospital in Opp very ill. Mrs. B. T. Nix returned home Monday, April 29, aflera six weeks stay in Mizell Me- morial Hospital suffering with a broken hip. Her son, James B. Nix of Kingsport, Tennessee has been with her since that time and has engaged Mrs. Julia Clark as daytime help for his mother. Mr. Nix stated that he didn't know what he would have done without the help of their good neighbors and friends and for this they were most apprecia- tive. Miss Sharon Hayes of Au- burn University spent the week- end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Moody Hayes of Lockhart. Mr. and Mrs. Milner Perry and family of Eufaula spent Mother's Day with his mother, Mrs. Katherine Perry of Lock= hart. Also enjoying the day in Lockhart were Mrs. Milner Perry's mother and grandmo- ther, Mrs. Thaxton Houston and Mrs. Houston of Troy. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Scar- borough and family and Mr. and Mrs. Kris Scarborough of Elba spent Mother's Day with Mrs. Rebecca Scarborough. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ganey recently visited with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Stacey McLeod of Luce- dale, Mississippi. While there they attended the graduation ex- ercises of theirgrandson, Han- non, who graduated from Kin- dergarten. Mr. and Mrs: Billy Glen Hutcheson of Huntsville spent the weekend with theirparents, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Hutcheson, of Lockhart. Petty Officer Third Class Thalon Hobbs has returned to active duty with the U.S. Navy following the death of his fa- ther, Preston Hobbs. Hobbs is aboard the USS Barnstable County in the Medi- terranean. Mrs. J. F. Halley recently returned from a visit with her daughter and grandson, Judy and Benton Hester of Naples, Florida. CONCENTRATED STEMWARE-TUMBLERS LAUNDRY DETERGENT r . 460z. Size , PIT C If ERS.B A RW A RE JA RS.A SH TRA Y$ OVENWARE.MUG$ EACH BOWLS.PLUS MUCH MORE!! Our prices ar,J 25% to 50% ADHESIVE end more off Normal !i;/ on this type of glassware. e4 Yd. 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