St. Stephen October Fest dates set

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Town of St. Stephen’s annual October Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed.

Mark your calendars for a weekend of fun entertainment, food and amusement rides. There will be crafts, a firefighting competition, Puppets Praising Jesus, plus lots more.

If you are interested in an application to be a vendor or have any questions, contact Cindy Wadford at 567-3565.

Farmers Market

The Moncks Corner Farmers Market is now open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the corner of Gulledge and Heatley Street in Moncks Corner.

For more information, call 257-2727.

Hood Family Reunion

There will be a family reunion for all John and Phil Hood families on Saturday, Aug. 2 at noon. The location will be at the Oak Grove Holiness Church Family Worship Center in Macedonia.

If more information is needed, contact Linda Hood by email at lhood@homesc.com.

Canoe, Kayak Book

Canoe Kayak South Carolina: A Guide to Paddling the Palmetto State is a first edition guidebook to canoeing and kayaking rivers, creeks, and swamps of South Carolina. This guidebook includes over 1,700 miles of paddling trips on 31 streams in South Carolina’s river basins. Each trip includes detailed descriptions, maps, distance, difficulty and other information. The book is available on Amazon.

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be hosted by the Macedonia Fire Department Junior Explorers at the Macedonia Fire Department located at 2108 North Hwy 17-A on Monday, Aug. 11 from 2 until 7 p.m. Invite everyone you know to this event. Ages 16 and up can give.

For more information contact Junior Explorers’ Randy Cannon Jr. at 826-1959, or Corey Port at 934-9805.

Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday this week to Cheryl Best, Gary Grunsky, Claudia Guerry, Carolyn Jett, Claudette Knight, Darlene McMakin, Jennifer Moody, Landan Moody, Sheila Moody, Betty Orvin, Mary Pipkin, Alice Snyder, Darrel Wadford, Robert Wadford, Scott Wadford Sr., Patricia Ward and Gloria Weatherford.

Prayers and Get Well

Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to Rev. Tom Aldrich, Elma Atkins, David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Tania Brinson, Dickie Carr, Frank Conrad, Mary Driggers, Roy Edens, Dale Funk, Wayne Gamble, Pastor Donald Gaskins, Claudia Guerry, Faye Harris, J.W. Harris, Joe Holleman, Christopher Hood, Janice Lyons Hood, Jerry Hood, Shelby Hood, Gail Humbert, Robert Humbert, Joyce Lewis, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Betty Rich Morris, Joyce Morris, Samuel Pipkin, Peggy Schipmann, Thelma Schurlknight, Family of Edwin Simmons, Wilson Thrower, Ginny Tucker, Jay Wyman, Mae Welch and for any unspoken prayers needed.

Pray for our troops and their families, for the selfless acts they perform for us. Keep in prayer our Gov. Haley and her family, all Veterans, SC Masons, SC Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow families, and our school system in Berkeley County.

Heartfelt sympathy and prayers this week to the family and friends of loved ones John Phillips Jr., Edwin Simmons, Furman Thomas and Pauline Villeponteaux, who will all be missed but never forgotten.

Have a blessed week! If you have news to share, contact Betty Delk at bwdelk@tds.net before 12 p.m. on Wednesdays, the week before all scheduled events. Mail items to 195 Crest Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479.

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