Oct. 27

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 28, 2004

Butler County Probate Judge Steve Norman will hold a public testing of the voting equipment to be used for the Nov. 2 general elections on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. in the Old Armory.

Oct. 30

The Southeastern Bow Hunters Classic will be held at Sparta Academy in Evergreen Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission is $3 adults, $2 for students.

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Brooks Assembly of God Church located six miles south of McKenzie off Highway 55 on Gorum Bridge Road will be having a Boston Butt sale. The price is $20. All proceeds from the sales will go to the new church building fund. The butts may be picked up from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Oct. 30.

The Coterie Club of Andalusia will hold its fourth annual Run for Kids on Saturday, Oct. 30. There will be three different races so that everyone can participate. There will be a 5k race that is for all ages. Meredith's Mile will be for children ages 5 to 16 and a Tot Trot for children ages 0-4. Awards will be given in each race. People interested in participating in this event can register the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. or at Pepperoni Jack's on Oct. 29.

The City of Greenville will observe Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 30. Children will be aloud to trick-or-treat from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The siren will sound off to begin and end the allotted time.

Nov. 6

Due to Hurricane Ivan the Butler County Sheriff’s Auxilary has extended their drawing for the gold replica coin to Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.

The Dan River Family Reunion will be held Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. at Beeland Park. Bring a basket lunch and be ready to enjoy the day.

The Mt.

Ida Baptist

Missionary Church will hold it’s annual Women's Day Program Nov.7, at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

The Sweet Potato Festival will be held at the Butler County Fair Grounds Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Featured attractions include rides for children, a space walk and party train. Rounding out the event will be the annual pageant. Booth rentals are available. For more information contact Clara Hudson at 382-3202 or Linda Hamilton at 382-8893.

Greenville Prayer Warriors and the Saint Paul Church family will hold a weekend prayer retreat Nov. 6, 7.

Nov. 12

Troy University's Department of Development will hold its fourth annual Holiday Fair on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13, on the Shackelford Quad.

Nov. 13

The Miss Teen Trojan pageant, a Miss Teen Alabama America preliminary, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. at Troy

University. The pageant will be held in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus.

Volunteers are needed to pack boxes for the Operation Christmas Child shoe box ministry at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center from Nov.15-20. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Mon. thru Fri. and 9 a.m. – noon Saturday. Strong workers and good-sized trucks are also needed to pack for shipment to Montgomery on Sun., Nov. 21. Contact Linda Horn at 382-4902 or at lhorn@pioneerelectric.com.

Ongoing Announcements

The Graydon family reunion that is normally held the third Sunday in October at the Rutledge Community Center is postponed this year.

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