Mr. and Miss Cross High crowned

  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Allysha Wigfall and Jamarial Pringle were crowned Miss. and Mr. Cross High School at the pageant on May 17 at CHS.

Wigfall is the daughter of Laura S. and Theodore Wigfall of Eadytown and Pringle is the grandson of Mildred and Michael Pringle of Cross. They are both high school rising seniors.

Other winners include Kendrick Richardson, first place, and Malik Ravenell, second place.

Miss Cross High’s first attendant is Dessare Thompson with second attendant Kaylan Broughton. Shanyra Lisbon (former Ms. Cross) crowned Allysha.

Former Mr. Cross High Devontae Shepherd was unavailable for the crowing of Jamarial Pringle. We congratulate both students and encourage all to continue to represent their school and community as model students academically and respectfully.

July 4

Plans are underway for the 2014 Fourth of July Celebration at Spiers Landing Park. This year we will begin on Friday, July 4 with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. and live band performance throughout the evening.

Saturday begins with the walkathon from Spring Plains Road over to the community center and is filled with fun and games. Sunday will conclude the celebration with the Cross Tea Party and the Gospel Program.

We are soliciting for food vendors, game vendors, novelty and toy vendors, purses and bags vendors, DVD vendors, etc. Cost is $35 for 3 days $15 for one; donations for the walkathon is $5.

For more info, contact Yvonne 753-3150, Sue 753-3598, Pat, 753-2054 or Delores 753-3371.

Farmers Market Opening

The Cross Community Center Farmer’s Market opened on Saturday, May 31 and will continue to be open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Come and support them in this effort. We urge us to increase your eating of fresh locally grown vegetables. Flowers, plants, arts and crafts will also be on sale.

Major graduates

Charles Fitzgerald Major Jr. recently graduated from Georgia Regents University with the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Charles is the son of Margaret Howell Major and the late Charles Major; both of Cross. His grandmother, Della Major was unable to attend due to hospitalization, but sent Rubysteen, Rosalee, Yvonne and friend Loretta, Uncle Thomas and Aunt Lady, Irma and Tom Riddick, Chandrika Ramsey (flew in from Maryland) to wish him well.

Birthday Wishes

The family of Mr. Peter Johnson along with other relatives and friends wished him Happy 60th Birthday with a celebration on Saturday, May 10 held at the Cross Community Center. Mr. Peter is a Dallas Cowboys fan, so all the guests came dressed in their favorite team jerseys. What an exciting evening it was!

Family and Friends

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church under the Rev. W. D. Rivers celebrated its Annual Family and Friends Day program on Sunday, June 1.

The Rev. Wayne Shaw and the St. James Missionary Baptist Church came to help them celebrate.


Condolences to the families of Charlie Levine, Pearl Huger and Lynette Mitchell.

We continued to ask God to strengthen you during these hours of bereavement.

As they were all part of our community, our hearts also hurt along with you.

Sympathy is extended to the Watford family. Robert Lewis Watford (better known as Bubba) died last week after several weeks of hospitalization.

He was a longtime resident of this community who was a fishing guide and the husband of Janice Wadford.

Happy Graduation to all our high school and college graduates!

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