Announcements: Excel Community and Learning Center after School Tutoring Program will begin August 24, 2020 Cost per month will be $60 for the first child, $50 for the second child and $10 for the third child in the family. For more information you may call 601-732-1800
Happy Birthday To: Barbara Ficklin, Betty Qualls, Joe McDougle, Rosiland McCoy, Gary Gipson, Rev. Mark McDougle, Tiffany Townsend, India Walker and Brenda Matheny.
Congratulations To: Attorney Constance Slaughter-Harvey first African-American women to graduate from the Ole Miss School of Law. It has been 50 years since she filed suit so that Blacks could also be troopers in the Magnolia State. Attorney Constance Slaughter-Harvey was honored by the men for who she helped at the Masonic Temple in Jackson Ms.
To: Dr. Keri Jones M.D. Daughter of Joann Frazier
Travlin: Jimmie and I took a day trip down to Laurel on August 1, 2020 to get out the house a bit. We had a great time visiting the city where the HGTV show Hometown is film. Enjoyed eating at the famous Mrs. Pearl’s Café.
On August 1, 2020 A Life Well Lived memorial service was held for Brenda K. Woods in Ackerman Mississippi. Mrs. Woods is the mother-law of Gary Gipson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Lewis.
On August 1, 2020 Rev. Marcus McDougle and the members of Pleasant Hill M.B. Church had drive up communion.
Continue Prayers For: Our friends, community and love ones.
Food For Thought: God hears our pleas even when He seems silent. The problem is that we cannot hear Him because of physical and mental exhaustion. Rest is the key to our restoration. Just when the prophet thought he could go on no longer, God provided the strength, peace, and encouragement to continue. He does the same for us today. When we come to the end of our rope, God ties a knot. And like Elijah, God will do great things in and through us, if we just hold on.
Be Safe…Please follow the CDC guidelines.
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