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Fine-free month at the Fayette
County Memorial Library
It’s time for spring cleaning. Find any overdue library books, magazines, audios or
DVDs? Return these items in good
condition to the Fayette County Memorial Library between now and May 1 and you won’t have to pay a late charge.
Please note that this does not include replacement fees for lost or damaged materials, past fines already on the patron’s
account or items checked out between now and May 1. If you have any questions, please call us at 932-6625.
CANAAN CHURCH CEMETERY FUND
A committee has been organized for the upkeep of the Canaan Church Cemetery. The
records show there are people far
and near that have family members buried there. The committee would like your financial support to assist with these
expenses. An annual donation of $50 per grave is asked for the upkeep of the cemetery. Send all donations to Canaan
Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Ms. Luvenia Cain,161 County Road 141, Fayette, AL 35555.
AQUATIC CENTER RESERVATIONS
The Aquatic Center will begin taking reservations for summer parties April 1.
Rates are $400 for a two-hour time slot of
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. or 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. on days of operation. For further information, contact 205-932-2196.
GOSPEL CONCERT AT BELK
There will be a Southern Gospel music concert at Belk Community Center Thursday,
April 2. The featured group will
be Songs of Faith with Joe Brown. The singing starts at 6:30 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. Also on the program will be
hosts Doug and Iva G. Wooten. Anyone who wishes to be on the program should contact the hosts as soon as possible,
as there are already some who have been scheduled. Belk Community Center is located on Highway 96 between Fayette
and Kennedy. Admission is free and everyone is invited to come and enjoy an evening of your favorite Southern Gospel
music. For more information, call 205-932-6021
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW AND OPEN HOUSE
An antique car show and open house will be held Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m.
until 2 p.m. behind Rogers Auto Parts in
Fayette. There is no entry fee, but a 50/50 drawing will be held. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Arc of
Fayette, Lamar and Marengo counties. For more information call Rogers Auto Parts at 932-6787.
SLRS CATFISH SUPPER
The South Lamar Rescue Squad will sponsor a catfish supper Saturday, April 4
from 3 - 6 p.m. Dine-in plates
(including a drink) are $12 for adults and $5 for children under 12. All carryout plates are $10. Each plate includes
catfish filets, hushpuppies, fries, slaw and a dessert.
MAYFIELD VFD FISH FRY
Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department, located on Hwy. 171, will have a fish fry
Saturday, April 4 from 4 - 7 p.m. Plates
are $9 for adults and $5 for children and include catfish, two sides, dessert and a drink.
HIGHWAY 13 YARD SALE
The Highway 13 yard sale will be held Saturday, April 4 (Delmar to Natural
Bridge). Yard sale spaces are available at
the Natural Bridge Community Center. This all-day event is sponsored by the Natural Bridge Community Association.
For more information call 205-269-9208.
BELK COMMUNITY CLUB
The Belk Community Club will meet Monday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community
Center. Bring a dish and
fellowship with friends.
MARION COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
The Marion County Genealogical Society will meet April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Winfield Community Center.
FAYETTE BAND FOUNDATION MEETING
Fayette Band Foundation will have their annual meeting Tuesday, April 7 at 7
p.m. Meeting will be held at the Fayette
County High School band room. All FCHS and FMS parents are urged to attend this meeting. We will be electing two
new board members to fill open positions.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
The Fayette County Prayer Shawl ministry will meet Tuesday, April 7 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Fayette Medical
lobby. All knitters and crocheters are welcome. For more information call Frances Lowe at 932-5022.
OLD UNION CEMETERY ASSOCIATION
The annual meeting of the Old Union Cemetery Association will be held Sunday,
April 12 at 2 p.m. at Old Union
Church located on Hwy. 107 in the Wayside Community. The meeting is being held the second Sunday since the first
Sunday in April is Easter. A financial report will be given and other business discussed. Everyone interested in the
cemetery is invited to attend.
OAK GROVE CEMETERY
People who have flower arrangements and containers on graves at Oak Grove
Cemetery are asked to remove them as
soon as possible if they wish to keep them. The caretaker is preparing the cemetery for Decoration Day which will be
Sunday, May 10. He will remove all the old decorations that are no longer in good condition. So if you wish to get
yours please do so by April 14.
ARC BEAUTY PAGEANT
The Arc will host a beauty pageant Saturday, April 18 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the
Fayette Civic Center. Entry fee is $20 per
contestant. Pageant contestants choice of dress attire. Admission is $5.
HOPE’S CHOICE WALK FOR LIFE
Hope’s Choice Walk for Life will be held Saturday, April 18 at Guthrie Smith Park in
Fayette. The day begins at 10
a.m. with registration and kids activities. The walk starts at 11 a.m. Life affirming speakers and a celebratory balloon
release will be held at Noon. You can further support Hope’s Choice by purchasing a hotdog lunch at 12:30 p.m.
Registration is $10 (children 12 and under are free). First 100 people to register and pay fee will receive a
commemorative T-shirt. For more information or to register call 205-932-5380. Register online at
Cottage Food Law Food Safety Course
A Cottage Food Law Food Safety Course will be offered at the Fayette County
Extension Office Tuesday, April 21
from 10 a.m. until Noon or 5:30 - 7 p.m. The cost of the course is $25. The concepts taught in this class apply
specifically to foods prepared in the home. Upon completion of this course and upon passing a short test participants
will receive a certificate to post in their home. For more information contact the Fayette County Extension at (205) 932-
8941 or April Susan Hill, Regional Extension Agent, Food Safety and Preservation,Alabama Cooperative Extension
System, (205) 932-8941 or 205 269-1748, firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCH FOR JESUS T-SHIRT ORDERS
It is time to place your orders for March for Jesus T-shirts. The deadline to
place orders is April 26. Sizes youth small
through adult XL are $7 and Adult 2XL - 4XL are $8. Call 932-6569 to place your order or for more information.
FCHS BLOOD DRIVE
The FCHS Student Council will host a blood drive Thursday, April 30 in the
Library Media Center. Students must sign
up to donate. Students who are age 17 must have signed parent permission. Members of the community are invited to
come and support this cause.
MISS FAYETTE COUNTY PAGEANT
The second annual Miss Fayette County Pageant, presented by Progress Club II,
will be held May 2 at the Fayette Civic
Center. Entry forms may be picked up at Fayette County Schools, 4Ever Friends, Sassy Lass, Debra Porter Formals,
Bungalow’s and the Fayette County Memorial Library. Age divisions for girls birth through 12th grade. Entry fee is
$25. Deadline is April 17.
aarp tax aide
The AARP tax aide volunteers will be preparing tax returns through April 10 at
the Fayette Civic Center. The service
will be closed on April 3 for Good Friday. Tax preparation will be done from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. by appointment only.
For questions or to make an appointment call Sam Colburn at 205-270-0104. This is a free service.
BERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Berry Public Library and Museum is seeking volunteers to staff the library.
Hours can be adjusted per availability.
If interested, please call Mary Lollar at 689-4561 or 270-6412 or Billie Pendley at 689-4548.
FAYETTE DEPOT MUSEUM
The Fayette Depot Museum is open for tours on Sunday from 2 - 5 p.m. In addition
to local visitors, the Museum hosts
school tours and many out-of-town visitors. Admission is free. The Historical Society urges everyone to pay their dues.
At just $25, this is a good investment toward keeping the Museum open. Please send your dues to Dale Lawrence at
P.O. Box 534, Fayette, AL 35555
BERRY CIVIC CENTER ACTIVITIES
Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. for citizens 60 and over. Bring
your musical instrument and play and
sing every Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Ladies, come and play cards and Dominos at 11:30 on Wednesdays. For
more information call Lavonne Madison at 689-4272 or 932-0707.
MILES AND FARROW REUNION
The Miles and Farrow family reunion will be held June 10-14 in Clinton, SC at
the Hampton Inn & Suites. The reunion
is for all descendants of Wiley Miles, the descendants of Wiley’s grandparents, Thomas Miles and Sarah Farrow of
Cross Anchor, SC, along with those of Sarah’s parents, John Thomas Farrow and Rosanna Waters. Visit
http://meetingofthemiles.myevent.com/ for more info.