Llocal news on the way, but first we have our birthdays wishes sent in from Gottrocks the birthday fairy. Happy birthday to Carolyn McMurray, Idella Hare, Gail J. Bowie, Travis Riser, Raymond Thrift, Samantha Hood, Shirley Hunnicutt and her sister, Paula Lindler Turner, Laura Holmberg, Kathy G. Lewis, Karen P. McMorris. A special 94th birthday wishe goes to Mr. Buddy Andrews. Mr. Andrews has been a longtime volunteer with the Boy Scouts Troop No. 200 and the Baker Senior Center.
We send our happy anniversary wishes to Betty and William Worthy. The couple recently celebrated the 62nd anniversary with family members.
We also send our best feel good wishes and prayers to Annette Bullard.
Community and church events
The Whitmire Memorial Library is hosting a fall reading story time program for children. Contact the staff at 694-3961 or stop by the library on Church Street for more information.
The Whitmire Jaycees will host the Annual Main Street Yard Sale, Oct. 6 at 7 a.m. Vendor spots/spaces are $10 for civic and church groups and individuals $20 for professional craft/goods vendors.
Contact Sue Hollingsworth or Amy Silvers. Cash will be accepted the day of and checks will be accepted and can be mailed to the Jaycees post office box at P.O Box 173, Whitmire, SC 29178. You may also contact the Jaycees via their Facebook page. The Jaycees are planning a “good old fashioned” stump meeting Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center. The public is encouraged to come out, attend the event, meet the candidates and ask questions of the candidates who are running for town, county and state offices. This a free event offered to the public as an informative event.
Halloween in Whitmire
The Town Of Whitmire will host trick or treat night on Oct. 27 with trunk or treat on Main, along with the Athletic Booster Club’s Annual Halloween Carnival. The carnival will be at the city gym, located off Main, Glenn and Gilliam Streets.
According to Nina Wagner one of the volunteer members, she said, “We will have the inflatable rides and games set up on the tennis courts again this year.”
There will be plenty of carnival food, games, music, costume contests for children, teens and adults. Last years event drew over 500 people to the carnivals’ original location.
First Baptist Church will host its homecoming service and luncheon, Oct. 14. Everyone is invited to attend.
Several local churches celebrated with fall homecoming services, luncheons and revivals including Friendship Baptist, Shiloh of Whitmire and Sims Chapel Baptist.
People in the news
Congratulations to Hydea Chick on recently being crowned. The WCS senior was named homecoming queen of 2012.
Two former WCS students are getting some play with the USC-Union Bantams. The Bantam players are getting time in fall practice games. Thomas Miller and Cory Robertson are both on the team. The WCS girls tennis team and volleyball teams are under way. Nice crowds, good numbers of family members and friends have been seen at the Main Street tennis courts this fall. WCS has a facebook page, photos, and information are displayed.
Allrighty readers, the deadline fairy, Garabund, has on his Halloween orange and black. Let’s finish this weeks edition, so we can get moving with decorations.
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