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BSCC RELAY FOR LIFE
The Bevill State Relay for Life team is selling T-shirts honoring Gabriella Wages and Sam Sullivan. Contact Krisha Deavours krisha.deavours@bscc.edu or call 932-3221, ext. 5316. Shirts are $18 (sizes small to 2X).

BHS STADIUM EXPANSION PROJECT
Berry High School is in the process of a stadium expansion. If any individual, business or other organization would like to donate to this project please contact one of the following individuals: Bobby Hathcock 205-812-5215; George Traweek 205-270-0048; Bill Lunsford 205-361-8262 or Trevor Kribbs 205-689-4467. Checks can be made to Berry High School Stadium.

AA MEETINGS
Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at 904 2nd Ave. SE and Sundays at 8 p.m. at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.
MAY 5
FCHS AWARDS NIGHT
The Fayette County High School awards night will be held Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. in the Earl McDonald Auditorium on the campus of Bevill State Community College.

BHS SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT
Berry High School senior award’s night will be held Thursday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Berry Freewill Baptist.

GOSPEL CONCERT AT BELK
There will be a Southern Gospel Music Concert at Belk Community Center Thursday, May 5. The featured group will be More Than 4 Given from Northport. Members of the group are Donald and Blenda Given, Jeff and Dana Given and Jordan Given. 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.

MUSIC STUDY CLUB
The May meeting of the Music Study Club will be held Thursday, May 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the Fayette County High School Choral Room. Nelda Oswalt will share the Song of the Month, “Smiles.” The program will be presented by the FCHS Chorus, directed by Amy Whitaker. Amy Knight Fowler will provide the National Music Week observance report. Hostesses Ann Holsonback, Bobbie Cochran, August Junkin and Mary Walker will provide the tea following the meeting. Visitors are welcome.

MAY 7
4-WHEELER FUN RUN
The 13th annual Relay for Life 4-Wheeler Fun Run will be held Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. at 2438 Co. Rd. 15 in Bankston. For more information call Debra Cole at 270- 6322, Ken Tompkins at 370-5091, Donna Catrett at 537- 4131 or Emily Lucas at 270-0020. Sponsored by Imo’s Angels. All donations go to the American Cancer Society.

KIMBRELL REUNION
The 21st annual Kimbrell Reunion is set for Saturday, May 7 in Jasper. Sign in begins at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served from Noon until 1 p.m. at Victoria’s Restaurant (inside the Budget Inn) 1301 Hwy. 78 W in Jasper. A business meeting will be held to decide if the reunion will continue and elect new officers. For more information call Melba Sims at 932- 5164.

MAYFIELD VFD FISH FRY
Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department, located at the 21 milemarker on Hwy. 171, will have a fish fry fund raiser Saturday, May 7 from 4 - 7 p.m. Plates are $9 for adults and $5 for children and include fried catfish, two sides, dessert and a drink.

SMITH REUNION
A reunion of the descendants of James Walter “Bud” and Sarah Madison Smith will be held Saturday, May 7 at the Fayette Community Center (old youth center) at 10 a.m. Family and close friends are encouraged to attend and bring lots of food, as well as pictures and genealogical information.

MAY 9
4-H INFORMATION MEETING
An information meeting for all parents and 4-H members interested in exhibiting lambs will be held Monday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at the Fayette County Extension Office in Fayette (behind Walmart). Information and expectations for these projects will be provided. There will be three required meetings throughout the project and shows will be attended across the state. Just bring yourself and your parent. Lambs will be provided by the Farmers Federation and the 4-H Club. If you have questions please call Ron Crumbley at (205) 522-7040 or Bradley Cox at (334) 531- 2460.

MAY 10
REPUBLICAN MEETING
The monthly meeting of the Fayette County Republican Executive Committee will be held Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the Guthrie Smith room at Bevill State. The public is invited to attend. There will be a discussion of the current political situation in the county, state and nation. Guest speaker will be Rep. Kyle South.

MAY 13
BHS HONORS DAY
Berry High School honors day will be held Friday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. in the BHS gymnasium.

MAY 13 - 14
PCA RODEO AT MULTIPURPOSE COMPLEX
The Fayette County Cattlemen’s Association will sponsor a PCA Rodeo May 13 - 14 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Fayette Multipurpose Complex. Bull and bronc riding, roping, barrel racing and lots of activities for the kids. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children, children four and under are free. For more information call Luke Lumas at 662-494-7037, Randy Slay at 205-270-0416 or Kim Sullivan at 205-270-0778. Proceeds from the rodeo support the Fayette County Cattlemen’s Association scholarships.

MAY 14
HOPE’S CHOICE BANQUET
Hope's Choice banquet will be held Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist in Fayette. Brunch will be
served. Shannon McCaig from Huntsville will be speaking on how she chose abortion at a young age and is now using her story to help other girls choose life. Tickets will be provided, but admission is free. For more information please contact Kasey Kennedy at 932-5380 or by email at hopeschoiceofalabama@gmail.com

LCTS/THS SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
LCTS/THS’ 41st Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet will be held May 14 at 6 p.m. at Kennedy Baptist Church-Fellowship Hall, located 18040 Hwy. 96 at Co. Rd. 49 in Kennedy. Admission for adults is $30, students $10. Come enjoy an evening of entertainment by the Sturdivant Family and guest speaker Deangelo Carlus Metcalfe of Sulligent. Food catered by Arabell Dixon-Branyon and Dixon family. For more information call the Rev. David King at 205-270-1144.

WRIGHT REUNION
A reunion of the descendants of James William and Maude Sanford Wright will be held Saturday, May 14 at
Southside Baptist Church in Fayette. Bring lots of food
and new and old family pictures to share.

MAY 20-21
BELK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
The Belk Bluegrass Festival will be held Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at the Belk Community Park located at 7941 Hwy. 96 in Belk.

MAY 21
MARCH FOR JESUS
March for Jesus 2016 will be held Saturday, May 21 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Fayette Depot. Register upon arrival. Balloons will be passed out at 8:30 a.m. Biscuits will be served for early marchers at 8:15 a.m. The theme is “If we live in the spirit, let us also walk in the spirit,” Galatians 5:25.

BHS CLASS OF 1963 REUNION
The Berry High School “Class of 1963” will hold its annual class reunion Saturday, May 21 at 5 p.m. at the Eagle Rock Grill in Berry. All classmates and friends are encouraged to attend.

JUNE 1
DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE
Registration for Fayette County Schools Driver Education will be held Wednesday, June 1 from 2- 5 p.m. or Thursday, June 2 from 2 - 5 p.m. in the Fayette County High School Choir Room. The class is open to all students in Fayette County. Tuition is $200. For more information call Bobby Isom at 205-522-3428 or email bobbyisom1972@ gmail.com

MCCOLLUM BASKETBALL CAMPS
Ronnie McCollum Basketball Camp will be held June 6 - 10 and July 18 - 22 at the Fayette Middle School gym
from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily. The cost per camp is $65 and includes a T-shirt and camp certificates. Girls and boys ages 6-18 are eligible to participate in the camp. For more information, contact Beverly McCollum at 205-932-8285 or find us on Facebook - Ronnie McCollum
basketball camp.