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l-&apos;age lz THE LAMAR DEMOCRAT AND SULLIGENT NEWS "The Weekly Read Daily" Wednesday, August i Yard Of The Month Award Goes To Harold And Betty Jo Goode Business of The Month Goes To Hospitality Homes Hwy. ¸:¸¸¸5¸¸¸¸¸ The Vernon Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee has selected the home of t iarold and Betty Jo Goode to receive the Yard of The Month award. The beautithl home is located off Highway 18 west on the Furnace Hill Road. Harold and Betty Jo are originally frorn Lamar County. They retired and moved back here a few years ago. Congratulations. ', Vernon', I I • J " By: Carolyn Reeves J J ,;" ... 695-/250 lm P €,,. Cindy Myers of Tuscaloosa, AL, visited Annie Averette last Tuesday afteroon and brought her a nice housecoat. Cindy is Michael Myer's wife and Michael is Annie's step-grandson. , Dudley Barton of Helena, :., AL, andTommy Barton of Bar- ., mingham, AL, spent several :. night" last week with their ", mother/grandmother, Ruby , Barton. x Paul and Marie McNees and • ,v Eddie McNees of Vernon, AL, J Paula Edwards, Blake, Grant a and Seth, of Huntsville, AL, ,, Gladys Bell, Henry and Sue .'. Allen and Jason White of .< Vernon and Stephen Allen of .r Georgia, attended the Mays ,, i amily Reunion in Hamilton, :r AL, Sunday.  Howard and Carolyn Reeves met Carolyn's brother and his % € r 3 € ,Q ii %! 1 -"-FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION BREWER CAMPUS FRIDAY AUGUST 21 i l L wife, Ray and Betty Finch, of Montgomery, AL, at the Sawmeal Restaurant in Brent, AL, Friday. They enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner and especially the short visit. Zadus Sr. and Ruth Turner, Edgar and Bobby Turner at- tended the Mississippi Turner Family reunion at Propst's Park in Columbus, MS, Sunday. Rex and Anna Rainwater enjoyed the weekend with their daughter, Amala and her hus- band Michael Harvill in Michie, Tennessee. Joyce and Susan Hayes of Sulligent, AL, visited Sarah Hayes last Tuesday night. Sarah attended the revival at Oak Hill United Methodist Church Sunday night thru last Wednesday night. Sarah visited Edna Lockhart in Beaverton, AL, and attended the revival, at Beaverton Bap- tist Church with her last Thurs- day night. Ruby Honeycutt of Vernon visited Sarah Friday morning. Lloyd Hayes of Birmingham, AL, visited and ate supper with his grandmother, Sarah Hayes, Saturday evening• Sarah visited her son and his wife, Dwight and Lana Hayes, in Winfield, AL, after church Sunday• On her way home, she vis- ited Millie Guin in Guin, AL. Russell Johnson visited and ate lunch with J. T. and Lily Todd last Tuesday. Pat Bryant joined them in the afternoon. J. T. attended the Lamar County Farmers Federation meeting and supper at the Kountry Kitchen last Tuesday night. J. T. attended the Backstreet Opry Saturday night. Marjorie Cash and Johnny Waldon attended th,. Cash Fam- ily reunion at the Community Center in Kennedy, ,\\;L, Satur- day. Marjorie Cash, Jc ' Walker and Merlene Jordan attended the singing at Academy Baptist Church Sunday afternoon. Elwanda Oakes visited Marjorie Cash late Sunday af- ternoon. Lou Ella Knight visited Nell Crowder in the Care Center of Vernon Sunday afternoon. Willadean and Corey Springer of Tupelo, MS, spent Thursday and Friday with her parents, Pat and Adean Bryant. Patsy and Dale Cook joined i ii 0000FUTURES BEGIN AT STATE BEVILL For Cassius Johnson, a political science and sociology major at Bevill State, the past year has been a monumental 12 months. Having served as International President of Phi Theta Kappa -- the first Alabama student to achieve the honorable position with the two-year colleges' premier academic honorary society -- Cassius has been recognized for his achievements. Most recently, Cassius was named as one of 10 community college recipients of the prestigious Guistwhile Scholarship presented by Phi Theta Kappa. "Bevill State has provided me with the opportunity to build a solid foundation for my future. I am confident that the quality education I received at Bevill State will allow me to obtain my career goals." At Bevill State Community College, you will find a warm and friendly concern for students, because we measure our success by your success. • AFFORDABLE & ACCESSIBLE EDUCATION • • CARING & QUALIFIED FACULTY • • UNIVERSITY PARALLEL CURRICULUM • • APPLIED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS • • SHORT-TERM CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS • BEVILL STATE Call Today For COMMUNITY Additional Information COLLEGE 1-800-648-3271 It is the policy of the Alabama State Board of Education and Bell State Community Cotlege a posecondaty institution under its control, that  persot shl, on the ounds of race, C00€. disabil, sex, reitg,,on, creed, nalional odgin, or age, be excluded from pacipation in, be denied the benefit of, Or be subjected to discriminalion under any ioglam, activity, of employment i ii ii i iii ii iii i -lip iii i i i i t The Vernon Chamber of Commerce has selected Hospitality Homes to receive the Month Award. The owner is Robert McNees and the business is located at 7360 HWY. It Vernon.The manufactured home business is about two years old. They have a good on the lot. Go by and see them. Congratulations• them for supper on Thursday night. Pat Bryant and Russell Johnson visited Nettle B. and LaVaughn Ballinger in the Mt. Vernon Community Friday. Also visiting the Bailingers' were Rex White of Vernon and Janice Ballinger of Fayette, AL. Marsha McDaniel and daughter, Pat and Adean Bryant of Vernon, Charles and Nadine Bryant and Todd Bryant of Northport, AL, visited Waymon and Gall Fields Sunday after- noon. Kelly Moore of Millport, AL, ate supper with his grand- parents, Pat and Adean Bryant, Sunday night. Kay Turner and Sarah Mor- gan spent Sunday afternoon in Amory, MS, with Helen and Roland Rutledge and Henry Grady Wright. William Turner is on a busi- ness trip to Seattle, Washington. Carson Dubose spent Satur- day with her great-great-grand- mother, Linnie Rae Nolen, in Sulligent, AL. Carson's parents and brother, Darron and Tabitha Dubose and Corey, came by to pick her up and for a short visit before returning home to Nash- ville, TN. Linnie Rae visited Ora Mae Reeves a little while Sutlday afternoon. Ron Pennington of Yadkinville, North Carolina, visited his uncle, D'eLoy Pennington, and his brother, Bob Pennington, several days last week. Donna Thompson of Fayette, AL, visited her mother, Edna Sanders, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Russell of Jackson, TN, visited W. I. and Margaret Dollar Saturday. Billy and Sandra Dollar, Erin and Sydney also visited W. I. and Margaret on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. John Ussery visited W. I. and Margaret Sun- day. Earline Jackson spent last week in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her brother, Jimmy Russell, who is critically ill. Max and Josie Wheeler of Tuscaloosa, AL, and Dempsey and Ruth Jones of Jasper, AL, spent the day last Thursday with Rex and Willie Mae Johnson• Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hall of Chattanooga, TN, spent last Tuesday and Wednesday with Esker and Mae Hall. Ruth Shepherd and Avery Hall visited Esker and Mae last Tuesday. Michael and Cathy McGee and-Justin of Mountain Home, Idaho, spent a few days last week with Ted and Diane McGee. Elwanda Oakes and Eldredge Motes visited Mrs. Kathleen Motes in Fayette, AL, Saturday. Bill Crawford of Birming- ham, AL, visited his sister, Maureen Turner, of Vernon, AL, last Wednesday afternoon. She really enjoyed his visit. Helen Robertson of Vernon and her grandchildren, Kyle, Elizabeth and Lee Ann Robertson of Birmingham, AL, and Maureen Turner enjoyed shopping and eating lunch in Columbus, MS, last Thursday. Lewis and Jean Walker, Merlene Jordan, Jared Mills, Blaine Watkins, Pat and Dean Turner and other friends from Vernon, AL, Phil and Anne Mills of Fayette, AL, enjoyed attending a cook-out hosted by Billy and Anne Gardner at their camp house on Wolf Creek near Parrish, AL, Saturday night. Several other relatives and friends also attended the cook- out. Everyone carried a covered dish to go with the delicious barbeque and other food fur- nished by Billy and Anne. Everyone enjoyed hearing Pat Turner and others sing. Lucretia McNees visited F. L. and Mary McNees on July 19th. Jimmy and David McNees visited E L. and Mary on July 20th. On July 21st F. L. and Mary visited Tessie Markham in the Fayette Medical Center and Ikie White in Morningside in Fayette, AL. Fay Chaffin visited E L. and Mary McNees on July 24th. F. L. and Mary enjoyed a phone call from Mary's niece, Marilyn Pesto of Kansas City, Missouri on July 25th. F. L. and Mary enjoyed a visit with Danny, Brenda and Bree McNees on July 26th. Brenda and Bree McNees visited E L. and Mary on July 28th. Kendall, Kala and Cathy Price visited F. L. and Mary on July 29th and 30th. Mary McNees attended the retirement party for Mr. Bill D. Weeks on July 30th. E L. and Mary visited Ernest and Mary White on July 30th. E L. and Mary visited Rob- ert and Shelby McNees on July 31st. Frances and Larry Markham visited and ate supper with F. L. and Mary on August 2nd. Those visiting E L. and Mary on August 3rd and 4th were Lori, Morgan, Jessica and Jake Upton of Houston,MS. C. V. and Lula Bell Webb of Hamilton, AL, visited E L. and Mary August 15th. Robert and Shelby McNees also visited on this date. Those visiting Billy and Alex McNees in Gravel Hill, AL, on August 6th, were Daphne McNees of Jasper, AL, Felicia of Brilliant, AL, E L. and Mary McNees of Vernon, AL. They helped Billy celebrate his birthday. Those visiting Frances Markham in the Gilmore Memo- rial Hospital, Amory, MS, Au- gust 7th thru 9th, were Darrell, Lori, Jessica and Jake Upton of Houston, MS, Robert and Shelby McNees, Jimmy McNees and others. Evelyn Oakes and Edith Leigh visited Earlene Smith last Monday afternoon. On Saturday night Edith Leigh enjoyed attending the re- vival at Sovereign Grace Bap- tist Church in Columbus, MS. Bro. Frankie Gregory was hold- ing the revival. John and Mary Nell Partain of Caledonia, MS, and their grandchildren, Hunter and Carson McKnight of Watertown, New York, visited Edith Leigh Monday afternoon. George and Emily Pinkerton's son and his wife, Ed and Madelaine Pinkerton of Valdosta, GA, visited with them last Thursday until Monday. Their daughter and granddaugh- ter, Linda and Mandy Rodgers of Hammond, Indiana, visited with them last Thursday until Tuesday. They celebrated Mandy's 18th birthday on Saturday. George treated everyone to a steak dinner at Pennington's Cafe Saturday night. visiting the Amory, MS. Monday was Emil day. George c Linda and nese dinner in Co Emily and the gifts, cards they received. Homer Smith Ulmer, Barbara Ril Smith and Dale Smith of Lubboc Winfield, AL, la, Betty Jean Bertie Ulmer Carmen Sm Drug AbuSe Among The Elderly Senior citizenS, v sixty overlooked when stance abuse is the tend to focus teenagers," Commissioner Rogers. Mrs. provides substanC ment to more , people a year. revealed that U. S. popt zens, however, they percent of our scription drugs. According to Rite Aid elderly is more much larger would like to lem area like multi getting if the or not, or of attention to the schedule." In addition to another dru among the ing age can make susceptible cohol. According ies, those selves lier years ing the same hol leads older. problems are drug use. The scription counter dru people of nately, it is a the elderly, tal one. call than 100 each work providers of tion and vices. national services. e| YESTERYI 1957 - who has been with Mr. Elliott of Florida, past two ant rived home take a Fall The Scott Compan3 parents, Cooper. i ii