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AUBURN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
The Auburn Alumni Association is forming an organization in Fayette, Lamar,
Marion and Winston Counties called
the Westside Auburn Club. The ultimate purpose of this organization is to raise scholarships for students from the
four counties. The goal is to raise funds toward a scholarship each year for a student from each county. The
Westside Auburn Club will have a dinner once a year with a speaker from the Athletic Department and someone
from the field of academia. The dinner will probably be the main source for funds for the scholarships. Another
function of the organization will be to locate alumni in the area or have moved from the area. Anyone interested in
these endeavors may contact Ray Alexander via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
DECADE OF THE 60’S REUNION
A “Decade of the 60’s” reunion for Fayette County High School students (1960 - 1969) will be held
beginning at 4 p.m. in downtown Fayette in front of the courthouse. The cost will be $10 per person to help cover
the cost of the C Plus Band and other expenses. There will be vendors selling food during the event. Attempts have
been made to contact everyone by letter, but some have been returned. For more information, contact Teresa Greene
at 932-4457, Sammy Renfroe at 932-0484, Frederick Hubbert at 487-0262, Martha McCaleb at 932-6641, Connie
Ayers at 932-5759, Lana Crowe at 932-1094, Sherry Settle at 932-3150, Sandra Whitley at 932-3512, Shelia
Nichols at 932-3490, Cyrus Brock at 932-5579 or Joan Parris at 689-4838. The deadline is Aug. 1.
FAYETTE DEPOT MUSEUM
The Fayette Depot Museum is open for tours on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and by appointment. 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 2014 dues. At just $25, this is a good investment toward keeping the Museum
open. Please send your dues to Treasurer Dale Lawrence at P.O. Box 309, Fayette.
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.
SWAMP JOHN’S AT FCHS
Fayette County High School is having a Swamp John’s supper on Thursday, July 31 at the FCHS Commons from 4
- 7 p.m. All tickets are $10. You can purchase tickets at the main office of FCHS or by calling 205-932-1990.
A fall gardening meeting will be held Thursday, July 31 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the
Winfield Experiment Station. For
more information call 932-8941, 695-7139 or 921-3551.
SWAMP JOHN’S AT HUBBERTVILLE
Swamp John’s will be visiting the Hubbertville Pavilion on Friday, Aug. 4 from 4-7 p.m.
Plates will be $10 and will
consist of your choice of fish, shrimp or chicken served with slaw, fries, hushpuppies and a drink. Dine-in or carry-
out plates available. Plates can be pre-ordered by contacting any Lion’s Club member or Bobby McCraw at 205-
487-4436 (B&M Grocery). All proceeds to support the Hubbertville Lion’s Club with awarding scholarships to
seniors, as well as assist with community projects.
The descendants of James William Smith and Rebecca Little Smith will hold their
annual reunion at the Paul
Hubbert Pavillion, located on the campus of Hubbertville School, on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. All
family members and friends are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish. Lunch will be served at Noon. For more
information call 487-3873 or 932-8496.
BELK COMMUNITY CLUB
Belk Community Club will have a monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Bring a dish and fellowship with
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The first Tuesday Chamber of Commerce meeting will be held Aug. 5 at Noon. Guest
speaker will be Dr. Thomas
M. Huebner, acting president of Bevill State Community College.
AUGUST 4 - 6
FCHS SCHEDULE PICK UP
Fayette County High School schedule pick up dates have been set. Monday, Aug. 4
- seniors at 1 p.m. and juniors at
2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 - sophomores at 1 p.m. Freshmen orientation and schedule pick up will be held
Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. Only enrolled FCHS students and their parents may attend the meetings. Schedules
will only be given out on these specific dates and times. Any student who does not attend these meetings will
receive their schedule the first day of school. Lockers will be purchased the first day of school, $20 for a top locker,
$10 for a bottom locker. Parking decals may be purchased with proof of insurance and a valid Alabama drivers
licence for $30 on schedule pick up days or the first day of school. Students will only be allowed to park on campus
during the school day with a purchased decal.
FREE WORKSHOPS AT EXTENSION OFFICE
The Fayette County Extension Office is offering free workshops called “Eat Healthy, Be Active” on Aug. 5, 7, 12,
14, 19 and 21 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 10 - 11 a.m. For more information or to pre-register call 932-8941.
GOSPEL MUSIC IN BELK
There will be a Southern Gospel music concert in Belk on Highway 96 between
Fayette and Kennedy at Belk
Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m. The featured group will be the State Line Harmoneers from
Vernon, with Daniel Franks, Edsel Gideon and Johnny and Tina Quinn. Hosts, Doug and Iva Gardner Wooten,
David Berry, Frankie Miller, Sr., Frankie Miller, Jr. and others will be on the program. There will be some
congregational singing and there will be a choir made up of the special singers. Admission is free and everyone is
invited. For more information, call 205-932-6021.
MAYFIELD VFD FISH FRY
Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department, on Hwy. 171, will have a fish fry Saturday,
Aug. 7 from 4 - 7 p.m. Adult
plates are $8 and a child’s plate is $4. Plates include fried catfish, two sides, dessert and a drink.
TUNES ON TEMPLE
Tunes on Temple will be held Saturday, Aug. 8 beginning at 7 p.m. Come out and
enjoy an evening of
contemporary christian music. Food vendors will be available. Remember your lawn chairs!
FAYETTE COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME
The Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet will be
held Saturday, Aug. 9 at Bevill
State Community College. A reception sponsored by the Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for 5:30
p.m., with the induction and banquet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at Fayette City Hall,
Citizens Bank of Fayette and Fayette Civic Center or from Hall of Fame committee members Steve McCaleb,
George Traweek, Jimmy Finley, Beverly McCollum, Brian Everette and Dick Anderson.
GOD’S NOT DEAD SHOWING AT
LIBERTY FREE WILL
The hit film, God’s Not Dead, will be shown Saturday, Aug. 9 at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church
in the Crossville
Community. A cookout will be held at 5 p.m., followed by the movie at 6 p.m. For more information call 205-712-
The Stovall Family will have its annual get together Sunday, Aug. 10 at the
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in
Fayette County beginning at Noon. Bring your memories and a covered dish and be prepared to enjoy catching up
with family and friends.
FMS OPEN HOUSE
Fayette Middle School fifth grade open house will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 6
p.m. in the gym.
The Fayette County Republican Party will meet Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. at
Bevill State Community College.
Food will be ready at 6 p.m.
FAYETTE BAND FOUNDATION FUND RAISER
The Fayette Band Foundation will have a Swamp John’s fund raiser Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the FCHS
Commons. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any band member or outside Walmart on Aug. 9 from 10
a.m. until 2 p.m. Walkins are welcome.
BERRY HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI REUNION
The Berry High School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Berry
Civic Center. Doors open at 9
a.m. The business meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. The day will conclude at 3 p.m. The annual reunion is
sponsored by the BHS Alumni Association. Membership is open to any graduate of BHS, anyone who attended
BHS or a friend of BHS. Membership is $12 per year or $100 lifetime.