July 21

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 21, 2004

The Alabama High School Graduation Exam will be administered at each of the three high schools beginning at 8 a.m. July 19 through 23. The scheduled days for the summer 2004 administration are Social Studies on Monday, Science on Tuesday, Mathematics on Wednesday, Reading on Thursday and Language on Friday. The High School Basic Skills Exit Exam will also be administered July 21 through 23.

July 23

Applicants for the Grassland Reserve Program received through July 23 will be considered during the first funding period. Preservation of native grasses is n objective of this program. For more information, contact the Natural Resources Conservation Service at 382-8538.

A gospel singing will be held Friday, July 23 at

7 p.m. at the Kiwanis building in Andalusia featuring Debbie Fleming, The Hendersons and J.G.Whitfield & The Workmen Quartet. Concessions by West Highland Assembly of God with barbecue plates $5. For more information 374-2073 or 388-2555.

July 24

Bethel Baptist Church on the McKenzie Grade Road will have Vacation Bible School, on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m.

All children from age 3 to the 6 grade are invited to attend.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

July 25

Mount Olive West Baptist Church will hold its annual homecoming service Sunday, July 25. Worship service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Terry Heartsill presiding. Lunch and fellowship will follow.

The Schofield Family Reunion will be held Sunday, July 25, at the Sherling Lake lake house from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to baring a covered dish.

The Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society invites members and visitors to a program on &uot;Interesting and Unusual Facts of Greenville and Butler County History&uot; with BCHGS Quarterly editor and librarian Judy Taylor, who will share 20 years of research and fascinating discoveries. It will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at Greenville City Hall. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. Visitors and guests are welcome.

Union Baptist Church in Honoraville will observe homecoming services Sunday, July 25. Revival services will be held July 26 through 30 with Bro Burney Enzor bringing the message at 7:30 p.m. Special music will

be provided.

July 26

Vacation Bible School will be held at Call to Life Church July 26 through 30 from 6:15 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

July 28

Greenville High School's Freshmen Orientation Safari will be held Wednesday, July 28. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. in the auditorium. For more information, contact Jennifer Shell at 382-2608.

July 29

The admission and allocations meeting will be held Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m. at Greenville City Hall. Anyone wanting to apply for funds must attend this meeting.

July 31

On Saturday, July 31, there will be a singing and supper at Bethel Baptist

Church on the McKenzie Grade Road, beginning at 6 p.m., featuring

Willie Stinson and In His Ways singers.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the singing and food.

August 2

Pleasant Hill West Baptist Church will hold revival services Aug. 2 through 4 at 7 p.m. Monday night will feature Bro. Larry Gaston with music by the Brooks Baptist Church Choir. Tuesday will feature Bro Terry Heartsill with music by Jerry and Marie Brazwell. Wednesday night will have Bro John Knight with Don Faulk of Monroeville singing.

August 5

R. L. Austin Elementary School will hold Parent Orientation Thursday, August 5, for the 2004 – 05 school year at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. All parents of first time students and returning students are invited to attend.

August 13

Sweet Home Baptist Church in McKenzie will host a ladies get-together based on the Women of Faith Ministry, featuring Linda Blackburn as the keynote speaker. This event will be held Friday, August 13, beginning at 6 p.m. A salad meal is included in the program. There is no charge, but a ticket is required for registration. Please call 374-2560 for tickets.

August 14

Reid State Technical College will host a gospel music night Saturday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. Featured artists will be the Good News Quartet, Dyess Family and Robert Williamson.

August 15

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Georgiana will celebrate its 116th homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 15. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Henry Lyon III, retired from the State Board of Missions, will bring the message. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall. There will be no Sunday school or evening services.

Ongoing Announcements

The child care program at Greenville High School in the Career Tech Department is accepting applicants for the 2004-05 year. Three and four-year-olds are welcomed. Academics, play and social skills are stressed as children are taught lessons based on a different theme each week. Two meals and a snack are provided each day. The program is run by Glinda Parmer, a certified Alabama teacher with a certified aide also present. Call 382-2608, ext. 5 for more information.

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