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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.
4-H HORSE CLUB
The League of Extraordinary Riders 4-H Horse Club will be hosting their Second
Annual Fun Horse Show Saturday,
April 25 at the Fayette County Multipurpose Complex. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the show is scheduled to begin
at 10 a.m. For more information, or to register, contact Kristine Dubielak at 205-270-1449.
DAL-TILE CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
The 10th Annual Dal-Tile Co-Ed Softball Tournament will held Saturday, April 25
at Guthrie Smith Park for ages 16
and up. Registration fee is $150. The deadline to register is April 21. Trophies will be awarded. Refreshments will be
sold. Sponsored by Dal-Tile Relay for Life Team with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. For more
information or to register, call Debra Maddox at 270-6322 or 932-8944, ext. 241.
BHS 5K RUN/WALK
A 5K run/walk to benefit Berry High School will be Saturday, April 25 at 8:30
a.m. The race will start and finish in the
high school parking lot. Registration cost is $25. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age bracket.
For more information, contact Berry High School at 205-689-4467.
NEW LIBERTY CEMETERY
The New Liberty Cemetery will be cleaned Saturday, April 25. If you have
containers or flowers that you wish to keep
please remove them by April 24.
SINGING AT BANKSTON-STOUGH VFD
The Bankston-Stough Volunteer Fire Department will host a benefit gospel singing
Saturday, April 25 beginning at 5
p.m. at the firehouse. Singers will be The Busby Family, along with local singers. The VFD will be selling BBQ
sandwich, chips, dessert and a drink fro $5. For more information call Vick Selman at 932-8245.
MARCH FOR JESUS
The March for Jesus will be held Saturday, May 16. The T-shirts are $7 for sizes youth small to
adult extra-large. Adult
sizes 2XL through 4XL are $8. The deadline to place orders is Sunday, April 26. Call 205-932-6569 for more
FCHS BLOOD DRIVE
Fayette County High School will host its annual blood drive on Thursday, April
30. The blood drive will be held in the
FCHS library from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The student council is in charge of the drive and encourages each member of the
community to come and give blood.
SIPSEY ARTS AT MISSY’S
This month’s featured artist at Missy’s Taste of Home is Carmalinda Farley, local photographer. Come see her photos
and chat with her and other artists at Missy’s on Thursday, April 30 from 4-6 p.m.
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.
20TH ANNUAL KIMBRELL REUNION
The 20th Annual Kimbrell Reunion is set for Saturday, May 2 in Jasper. Sign in
begins at 11 a.m., lunch will be at
Ryan’s from noon until 1 p.m., followed by a time of fellowship. Ryan’s is located at 2009 Old U.S. Hwy. 78, just past
Walmart. Be sure to bring pictures and family information to share. For more information, call Melba Sims at 205-932-
The Bynum reunion will be held at the Kirkland Community Center Saturday, May 2.
A covered dish lunch will be
served at Noon. All friends and relatives are invited. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m.
WALNUT LANE VFD SWAMP JOHN’S
The Walnut Lane Volunteer Fire Department will be selling Swamp John’s Tuesday, May 5 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Boy
Scout building (behind OK Tire) in Fayette. Plates are $10 and include fish, chicken or shrimp and all the fixings. Eat in
or carry out. All proceeds go to support the Walnut Lane VFD in the Newtonville Community. Walk-ins welcome. To
purchase tickets call Rosalind at 932-4331 or Barbara at 904-9597.
RELAY FOR LIFE FOUR WHEELER FUN RUN
The 11th Annual Relay for Life Four Wheeler Fun Run will be held Saturday, May 9
at 2438 Co. Rd. 15 in Bankston.
Registration begins at 10 a.m. Each rider is asked to donate $20 or they can get individual/business sponsors. T-shirts
are limited, so register early. Refreshments will be served and door prizes given away. For more information or to pre-
register call Debra Cole at 205-270-6322. The event is sponsored by Imo’s Angels Relay for Life Team with proceeds
going to the American Cancer Society.
HIGH TUNNEL FRUIT AND
A high tunnel fruit and vegetable production meeting has been scheduled for May
11 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Winfield
Experiment Station, located at 171 Experimental Loop in Winfield. Speaker for the event is Doug Chapman, Regional
Extension Agent - Commercial Horticulture. To register, call the Fayette County Extension office at 205-932-8941. The
meeting is free and the new High Tunnel Handbooks and the 2015 Southeastern Vegetable Handbook will be available.
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.
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.
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.
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.