FAYETTE COUNTY FAIR
Booth space at the 2015 Fayette County Fair is available for all organizations
interested in sharing and advertising services. Anyone interested in a booth at
the Fair can contact Gwen at 932-9484 to serve a space. The Fayette County Fair
is set for Oct. 20-24.
BANKSTON VFD FUND RAISER
The Bankston Volunteer Fire Department is selling candles to raise money for the
fire department. Candles are $12. Scents are muscadine, kudzu, roll tide, amish
harvest, hot baked apple pie and pomegranate. Call 932-0245 to order yours
BERRY HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING
Berry High School will celebrate Homecoming Friday, Oct. 9. A bonfire and pep
rally will be held Thursday, Oct. 8 at approximately 7:15 p.m. behind the
football field. The Homecoming parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Anyone
who wishes to participate in the parade should contact Trevor Kribb or Pam
Traweek at BHS. No horses will be allowed in the parade. The Berry Wildcats
will take on the Brilliant Tigers at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.
MERIDIAN SUN LODGE FUND RAISER
Meridian Sun Lodge #65 F & AM will be selling fish plates Friday, Oct. 9 beginning at 11 a.m. The lodge is
located next to Mc- Connell Chapel AME Zion Church. The plates are $8.50
including catfish or whiting, baked beans and slaw. Drinks will be 50 cents.
For more information call 205- 270-1030 or 205-657-3282.
KIRKLAND COMMUNITY HARVEST FESTIVAL
The annual Community Harvest Festival for the Kirkland Community Center is set
for Saturday, Oct. 10 from 4:30 - 8 p.m. featuring Larry Humber’s fried chicken, fries, slaw or potato salad, baked beans, bread, drink and
dessert for $10. Plates for children 10 and under are $6. A cake walk will be
held at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a raffle for $300, $100 and $50. All
proceeds go to the operation of the community center
MOTORCYCLE RIDE FUND RAISER
The Tri Kounty Kruisers will hold a motorcycle ride Saturday, Oct. 10 to benefit
the Fayette Medical Center Volunteer Auxillary. The ride will begin in the
front side parking lot of Fayette Medical Center, 1423 Temple Ave. Registration
is from 8:30 - 10 a.m. Cost is $20 per bike. Lunch will be provided upon
return. Funds raised will be used to purchase four stretchers.
The soft sculptures and paintings of Jennifer Terry will be featured this month
at Missy’s Taste of Home. An artist reception will be held Oct. 15 from 4-6 p.m. Come
meet Jennifer and mingle with other working artists. A
book signing will also be held Oct. 15 for Anita Gordon Morris. She will have
her new book Red Hill available for purchase.
SLRS CATFISH SUPPER
The South Lamar Rescue Squad catfish supper fund raiser will be held Saturday,
Oct. 17 from 3 - 6 p.m. Dine in adult plates are
$12 and a child’s plate is $5. All dine in plates include a drink. All carry out plates are $10.
The plates include catfish fillets, hushpuppies, fries, slaw and dessert.
There will be a Sterilon/Seamless employee reunion Saturday, Oct.17 beginning at
10 a.m. at the Fayette Community Center located at 214 6th St. SE. Everyone is
invited to attend and bring a covered dish for lunch. Come and reunite with old
friends. For more information call 205-689-4291.
BANKSTON-STOUGH TRADE DAY
The Bankston-Stough Volunteer Fire Department will hold it’s fall trade day Saturday, Oct. 17 at the fire house. Free yard sale set upo.
The fire department will be selling bbq sandwiches, chips, drink and dessert
for $5. G&J candles will also be for sale for $12.
STANDING IN THE GAP RALLY
Standing in the Gap for America Rally will be held Oct. 17 starting at 10 a.m.
on the Fayette Courthouse lawn. Guest preachers will be Bro. Tucsan Stovall,
Bro. Adam Smith, Bro. Gary Seay and Bro. Teddy Jacks. Guest singers will be
Pure Heart, 5 For Christ, and Gary Seay. Miracles of Faith drama team will also
be performing. The line up of preachers and singers is subject to change before
the rally. Everyone bring your lawn chairs and get ready to be blessed. Come
out and show your support. For more information, contact Bro. Teddy Jacks at
The Black/Miller reunion will be held at Providence Church Sunday, Oct. 18
beginning at 10:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship with
relatives and friends.
FUMC CHICKEN DINNER
The First United Methodist Church women will be selling grilled chicken dinners
Sunday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Take out
only. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any member or call the church
office at 932-5544.
FES PTO FALL FESTIVAL
The Fayette Elementarty School PTO Fall Festival will be held Thursday, Oct. 22
from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at the FES gymnasium. Tickets will be sold at the door.
There will be games, face paintings, hay rides, inflatables and food for the
whole family. Please come out and support your local elementary school. For
more information, call (205) 292- 3032.
BOY SCOUT POPCORN SALE
The Boy Scout popcorn sale will run through Oct. 24. Many varieties of gourmet
popcorn are available. For more information or to place an order call or text
205-442-5211 or contact any local Boy Scout.
4-H CHICK CHAIN AUCTION
The 4-H Chick Chain Programs in Fayette, Lamar, Marion and Pickens counties will
hold a showmanship program and auction Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Fayette County
Extension Office located at 650 McConnell Loop in Fayette. The auction is
scheduled to begin immediately after the showmanship program at approximately
The auction will be a great opportunity to purchase high quality laying hens
raised by local 4-Her’s. All proceeds will go to benefit the 4-H programs in these four counties. For
more information, call Ronni Rena Brasher, 4-H FREA at (205) 442-1097; Carla
Lewis, 4-H FREA at (205) 712-7449; or the Fayette County Extension Office.
COTTAGE FOOD LAW CLASS
Susan Hill with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System will hold a Cottage
Food Law certification class Tuesday, Oct. 27 beginning at 11 a.m. The class
will be held at the Ladies Club/Voting House in Crossville. Advance
registration is required as materials and seating are limited. The cost for the
class is $25 payable at the class. Checks
must be made payable to ACES. For more information or to register, please call
the Fayette County Extension Office at (205) 932-8941 or Patti Butler at (205)
FAYETTE DHR RECRUITING FOSTER FAMILIES
Fayette County DHR is looking for families that would be interested in fostering
children. To become a foster parent, you must have income to support your
current status without the need of outside resources, complete and have a
suitable criminal background check, meet medical qualifications, complete
required training, and your home must meet minimum standards. If you are interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, please contact Myra Rainey
with the Fayette County Department of Human Resources at 932-1685.
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. Library hours will be
posted on the door.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at Fayette First United Methodist Church
fellowship hall. A free meal is served at 6:30 p.m., followed by worship and
lesson/testimony at 7 p.m., small group discussions at 8 p.m. and coffee house
at 8:30 p.m. Childcare is provided for participants. Celebrate Recovery is for
people from all walks of life who are seeking help and healing from life’s struggles.