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50th Wvld Ann rsa Wayne & Pauline _ler will renew their wedding vows Saturday, October 7th 10a.~. - 12~ at BedaBapt Ch=eh 7971 Beda Rd, Wing, AL It's a potluck dinner " ,:i.. .... , ' FLORALA N Ws: WEDNESDAY, 0CTOBEt 7- PAC 5 PHS CLASS 0F'69 REUNION The Paxton High School graduating class of 1969 celebrated their 48th reunion on August 16. What a wonderful time they had There was plenty of food and that*was about the only thing that quieted them down. Thanks to Karen Gaines for the delicious cake. They missed thee classma.tes who could not attend. Bonnie Skindel and Fritz Nowling called and brightened theday. Following:the r-eunion all were invited to Jimmy Don and Belinda Carnley's farm where they grow scuppernongs. They were good! Classmates in attendance included Willie (Clyde) Jordan, Billy Don Gautney, Ronni Jackson, Carolyn (Bryan) White, Karen (White) Gaines, Brenda (Kemp, Edwards)Sanders, Lorie'Wayne Sexton, i iargie (Sexton) Chambers, Jimmie Don Carnley, Lo Rita (Nobles) , /Iook. .. Sean Dietrich LBW Community College now has new dates to welcome Sean Dietrich. known for his writings as "Sean of the South," He will speak at 11 a.m. on Oct. 16,'2017, at 11 a.m. in the Dixon Center for the Performing Arts in Andalusia, and on the Greenville campus, Oct. 17, 11 a.m., in the Mitch- ell Conference Center. Presentation is free and open to the public. "The original dates were scheduled just as Hur- ricane Irma's impact was expected in this area. and we are thrilled he could reschedule," said Kristy White, LBWCC chair of the Language, Hu- manities, and Fines Arts Division. Dietrich loves to tell stories. In 2014, he decided to share his thoughts through "Sean of the South." an online blog, writing each day his observations of ordinary people and his favorite things about southern living. Not only does Dietrich have a growing blog fol- lowing, he is the author of seven books. His writ- ings have been published in South Magazine, the Bitter Southerner, Thom Magazine, and the Tal- lahassee Democrat "I told myself when I started th s.thing I wasn't going to write about anyone famous," he said. "I was going to focus on exceptional people ... who were underneath the radar." He identifies with the underdogs in life, draw- ing inspiration from experiences of his own child- hood, he said. Dietrich's readers identify strongly with the struggles and joys reflected in his writ- ings, and he loves to hear their stories too. "Whenever I go to speak, I walk away more touched thaneverybody else." Both of the October appearances by Dietrich at LBWCC are free and open to the public. No tickets are required. He will be available after each pre- sentation to sign copies of his books Books can be purchased at the events for $10-$13 each. For more information, email SOUTHWEST BEEF AND PEPPER SKILLET 1 1 lb. extra-lean ground beef 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) beef broth 1 can (lO oz.) diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained each green and yellow pepper, cut into thin strips 2 cups instant white rice. uncooked l-l/2 cups Colby & Monterey Jack Cheeses ORNAMENT SALE Brown meat in large ovenproof skillet. Stir in broth and tomatoes: bring to boil. Add peppers and rice; stir. Cover; simmer on low heat 5 min. or until rice is tender, Heat broiler. Top rice mixture with cheese; broil 2 to 3 min. or until melted. Wednesday, October 4 - Meatloaf/tomato gravy, whipped potatoes, mustard greens, fresh fruit, cornbread, margarine, orange pineapple gelatin, milk. Thursday, October 5 - Apple juice, hot dog/ bun, baked beans, coleslaw/carrots, diced onions, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, hot apple cobbler, milk. Friday, October 6 - Cranberry juice, baked ham/pineapple sauce, whipped sweet pota- toes, lima beans, wheat roll, margarine, mar- ble pudding, milk. Monday, October 9 - Closed Tuesday, October 10 - Orange juice, sau- sage patties, cheese grits, hot sliced apples, biscuit, margarine, jelly, whole grain bran flakes, milk. *Complimentary meal for seniors age 60 and over. Iq I I I ] CLASSMATES AND SPOUSES- (front row) Jackson White and R6bcrt GaineS; middle row) Willie (Clyde) Jordan, Billy Don Gautne3, Carolyn Bryan (White), Brenda (Kemp,:EdWards) Sanders, 34argie (Sexton) Chambers, Lo Rita (Nobles) Mook, Rich Mook; (back row) Ronnie Jackson. Mickie Tlmmas, Louis Wayne Sexton, Miriam Sexton, Belinda Carnley, and Jim Don Car ley, Average retail gaso- line prices in Alabama have fallen 4.6 cents per gallon in the past week. averaging $2.39/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily sur- vey of 3.348 gas outlets in Alabama. This com- pares with the national average that has fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.53/g, according to gasoline price website GasBud- Including the change in gas prices inAlabama during the past week. prices yesterday were 32.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 6.9 cents per gal- lon lower than a month ago. The national aver- age has decreased 8.3 cents per gallon dur- ing the last month and stands 31.4 cents per gallon higher than this The Kiwanis Club of the Tri-Cities Florala is selling their 2nd annual pewter Christmas orna- ment featuring Tyner Station. There is also-a lim- ited number of the 1st annual ornament, the Masonic Lodge still day one year ago. According to Gas- Buddy historical data, gasoline prices on Octo- ber 2 in Alabama have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.07/g in 2016, $1.99/g in 2015, $3.14/g in 2014. $3.18/g in 2013 and $3.53/g in 2012. Areas near Alabama and their current gas price climate: Birmingham $2.39/g, down 4.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.44/g. affected by Hurricane Harvey in late- Au- gust continued to show signs of being the mend," said Dan McTe- ague, senior petroleum analyst for GaS-Buddy. "All the more remark- able when you consider that oil prices, which rose over $5 barrel in September, did not prevent gasoline prices from declining and that momentum is likely to continue wi h another decrease for the week ahead:" "T 1 Montgomery hough ast week $2.37/g, down 7.2 cents witnessed puml /_price : per gallon from last increases in. the Great week's $2.44/g. - :Lakes, his::: can be Huntsville- $2.42/g, down 3.6 cents per gal- lon from last week's gion, which means these $2.45/g. states wilt see prices "For a third straight week. the majority of states saw- average pump prices for gaso- frustration that the de- line fall as refineries traced to the pric.e cy- cling behavior of the re- fall to start the Week. Nationwide, many driv- ers continue to express creases aren't reflecting Ill " American Red Cross Together, we can save a life available. The ornaments can be purchased at the 5th Avenue Market. Florala Pharmacy, Melisa K. Powell CPA's office, Ala- bama Land & Home, LLC or by contacting any Kiwanis Club mere- ber or calling 334-574- 9501. _ pre-Harvey pump pric- "es.As noted last week by Patrick l)eHaan. Head ......................... at GasBuddy, "it will take weeks or months to see gasoline inven- tories recover fully, but prices will continue slowly drift lower as in- ventories im prove.'" For live fuel price av- erages, visit http://Fu- elInsights.GasBuddy. com. HEY, LOOK WHO'S TURNING SIXTY-ONE! Happy Birthday Larry Cassady October 5, 1956 Good luck to you. I love you! from sister, Barbara Sue Dennis Roundup@, a common weed and grass killer, has been linked to the development of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in farm workers and employees-in garden centers, nurseries; and landscapers, [f l~g] you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with Non- Hodgkin's Lymphoma, contact us today as time may be limited. t