Ovid Church hosting Dan’s Fish Fry
OVID — A Dan’s Fish Fry will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Ovid Community Church, 793 E. 600S, Anderson.
The dinner is sponsored by the Ovid Community Church Mission Team. The group will take its third mission trip to the Philippines in January 2014 and work with families who live in the area surrounding the city dump in Iloilo. They hope to assist with providing and installing watch catchments systems for these families. The water is grossly contaminated in the wells of this area.
VFW serving up Friday dinners
ANDERSON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266, 3210 Columbus Ave., will host Friday night dinners from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in April. Dates and menus follow.
April 5 — All-you-can-eat breakfast for dinner with eggs (cooked to order), bacon, sausage, pancakes, potatoes, and biscuits and sausage gravy, $7.
April 12 — All-you-can-eat fish, French fries, slaw and roll, $8.
April 19 — Steak, baked potato, slaw and roll, $10.
1959 area graduates to lunch at Rigo’s
ANDERSON — On Tuesday, area 1959 high school classmates and their guests are invited to lunch at Rigo’s of Grandview golf course at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information, call Bob Jackson 642-4049 or Sandy Flowers 642-1445.
Program promotes healthy lifestyle
ANDERSON — St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital is taking registrations for the Choose to Lose health and weight management program.
St. Vincent Anderson and the Anderson YMCA are partnering to offer this program for individuals who want to lose weight and lead healthier lives.
The eight-week program meets Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. beginning May 1 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. Registration deadline is April 26. Space is limited. Call 646-8669. The $50 cost includes a one-week free pass for the YMCA, including the cardio and weight rooms, and swimming pool. Free glucose and cholesterol screenings will be conducted.
Lapel Elementary forming garden club
LAPEL — The first organizational meeting of the Lapel Elementary Garden Club will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the teachers’ lounge of Lapel Elementary School.
The club is newly formed venture between teachers, students, parents, and community members interested in growing, learning about, and maintaining a small vegetable and herb garden plot on the school grounds.
For more information, call Susan Metzger at 534-3978 or Tiffany Smith at 620-4964.
Ovid Church hosting Dan’s Fish Fry
Crossing over to Christianity
Tim Hanshew lives by 1 Corinthians 1:18: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” For the past six years, he has shared that power by carrying a large wooden cross throughout Anderson.
2014 Debutante Cotillion participants
The 11 participants in this year’s Debutante Cotillion Beautillion Militaire were asked a variety of questions, including their influences, words that describe themselves and favorite “words to live by.” The event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive. Call Antoinette Davis at 620-2229 for tickets, which are $270 per table or $30 each.
- Location, location, location When imagining the house of a farmer, people don’t tend to envision the home built by George and Nancy Likens. By pouring time and attention into their haven since they originally constructed the house in 1975, they have created an updated and lovely environment in the perfect setting.
- Theresa Timmons: Dinosaurs run amok at mamaw's house I love my new job as a grandparent. It includes playing imaginary tennis with imaginary tennis rackets, making elaborate tents in the living room, and hair-pulling.
- Reliving the Orestes tornado of 1922 Spring is a time of new life and hope. A time when grass becomes green and flowers begin to bloom. But with the beauty of the season often comes the arrival of devastating storms. The spring of 1922 was no exception to the residents of Orestes.
- Back in the News: April 20 The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers. 10 Years Ago – 2004 April 21 – The Edgewood Baptist Church now is completely inside the town limits of Edgewood. The Town Council made it o
- 14th annual dog walkathon at Shadyside Park The Madison County Humane Society will host its 14th annual dog walkathon on Saturday, May 3. The walk will be at Shadyside Park between 8 a.m. and noon (rain or shine.
- Maleah Stringer: Volunteers needed to spend time with shelter animals Shelters can be extremely stressful places for many animals, particularly those who have been in a loving home. This is why we want people to come into the shelter and spend time with our animals — to help keep them adoptable so that when the right person comes along they are ready.
- Community Briefs: April 20 A compilation of community news items as published in the Sunday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- Jim Bailey: Wages were much less back then, but so were prices If you have any questions about what economists mean by inflation, just look at yesterday’s buying power. Those old western movies talked about wages of $1 a day. That wouldn’t even buy a burger at a fast food joint today by the time sales tax is added in.
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