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Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Substitute Training

The Butler County Board of Education will be offering Substitute Teacher Training at the Butler County Education & Community Learning Center on Wednesday, July 20, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Persons interested in becoming substitute teachers in the school system are required to attend the training. For more information, call Amy Bryan at 382-2665 ext. 1213.

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-July 21-

BOE Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Butler County Board of Education will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2005, at the Central Office.

-July 23-

Buckaloo VBS

A one-day Vacation Bible School at Buckaloo Pentecostal Holiness Church will be held July 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Classes will be offered for ages 2-12. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact 382-9515.

VBS Enrollment

East Greenville Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School enrollment

in the fellowship hall beginning at noon.

Adoption Workshop

Couples between ages 30-60, who are interested in adopting children from China, are invited to attend Great Wall China Adoption’s free workshop on Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Adoption Home Study Services, 1203 Hwy 98, Ste. 3-G, Daphne.

Attendees will receive a coupon for $25 off the application fee. Space is limited. Call 1-888-GWFAMILY or go online at GWCA.org.

-July 24-

Roberts/Brittingham Reunion

The Roberts/Brittingham reunion will be held July 24 at Beeland Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Oma Baker at (334) 335-5192.

Union Baptist Homecoming

Homecoming will be held at Union Baptist Church on Sunday, July 24 at 11 a.m., with the message to be brought by former Pastor Jim Starr. Miss Hellon Starr will provide the special music.

Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall.  Everyone is invited to attend.

For information please call Cathy Odom at 335-6579.

Historic Churches Program

Spring Hill United Methodist Church Class will include history of the church and a tour of the church cemeteries. Class will meet at Spring Hill Methodist Church, Gibson Road, 6 miles northeast of Greenville 2:30 p.m. – 4: 30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, July 24.

Taught by Dr. Michael J. Daniel.



Schofield Reunion

The Schofield Family Reunion will be held July 24 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Sherling Lake Park, Pavilion #1.

Please bring a covered dish.

For more information, call 334-346-2696.


Mount Olive West Baptist Church will hold its annual Homecoming on Sunday, July 24, 2005 with worship services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Terry Heartsill presiding.

Lunch will follow immediately in the fellowship hall and everyone is invited to attend.


Pleasant Home Baptist Church will hold its homecoming services on July 24, beginning at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow. Revival services will follow July 25-29, at 7:30 p.m.,

with Bro. Mike Green. Pastor Burney H. Enzor is pastor of the church. Special music will be featured each night.

For more information, contact Janice Carpenter, 382-8559.

-July 25-

East Greenville Baptist VBS

East Greenville Baptist Church will hold its Ramblin' Roadtrip for its Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 209 Second Street.

Classes available for preschool to grade 6.

McKenzie PTA meeting

McKenzie School will have our 1st PTA meeting of the school year on Monday, July 25th at

6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

We will have officer elections and discuss projects and fundraisers to help our kids.

Union Baptist Revival

Union Baptist Church will hold Revival Services, July 25-29, nightly at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Daniel of Panama City, Fla., bringing the  message. Special music will be provided each night.

There will be a fellowship meal of finger foods on Friday night following the message. Everyone is invited to attend. For information, please call 335-6579.

Union Baptist VBS

Due to Hurricane Dennis, Bible School at Union Baptist church has been rescheduled for Wednesday August 3rd – Friday August 5th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and  Saturday morning 8:00 – noon.

Classes will be held for Nursery – Youth. Everyone is invited to attend.

For information, please call Cathy Odom 335-6579.

-Aug. 6-

Weed Whacking Weekend

On Saturday, August 6, 2005, Greenville Middle School will have a "Weed-whacking Weekend" event from 6:30 a.m. until.

All parents and volunteers are invited to bring weed-eaters, hedge clippers or lawn mowers to help clean and landscape the school grounds.

Refreshments will be served.

-Aug. 7-


East Greenville Baptist Church will hold its annual Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005 with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning services with the Rev. Lenny Bolton of Chisholm Baptist Church delivering the message at 11 a.m.

Baptismal services and dinner on the grounds will follow.

-Aug. 8-

Back To School

Students in the Butler County School System return to classes on Monday, Aug. 8, 2005.

Please be aware that a mandatory dress code is in effect for the upcoming school year.

Please contact your local school for more details about the dress code.


East Greenville Baptist Church will hold revival services Aug. 8-10 with services beginning nightly at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Lenny Bolton of Chisholm Baptist Church delivering the message.

-Ongoing Announcements-

Dunbar Day Camp

Greenville Parks and Recreation continues its annual Dunbar Day Camp through August 9, Mondays-Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ages 5-15 are offered athletics, cooking classes, arts and crafts, music/dancing, classes in life skills, character building, and much more.

Lunch is provided.

For more information, please call Jerome Harris at 382-8708 after 1 p.m.

McKenzie PeeWee Assn.

The McKenzie PeeWee Association will be holding football and cheerleader sign-up each Tuesday in July from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the peewee football hut.

Children must be 6 by Aug. 1 and no older than 12 on Aug. 1.

This association is part of the newly formed South Central League which consists of Red Level, Florala and Pleasant Home.

For more information, please call Jason at 374-0183.

No money due at sign-up.

Equipment provided.

GHS Child Care

Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3-to-4-year-old daycare program for 2005-2006 school year.

For more information, call Pat Gibson or Glinda Parmer at 382-2608 ext. 5 or 382-2665.

Basic Computer Class

A series of basic computer classes will be offered at LBWCC beginning in July.

The class will meet on Tuesdays on July 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2, 9, and 16 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The cost for this course including materials is $75.

Pre-register by calling 383-6701.

Michael Combs concert

An Evening with Michael Combs, best known for the song "I'm Drinking From My Saucer," to benefit the Fire Fighters Assn., will be held at the Greenville High Auditorium on Saturday, October 1.

Contact any fireman for more information or call 382-2101 for tickets.

Tickets are $15.

Prayer Breakfast

A men's interdenominational prayer breakfast is held each Wednesday at Just Julie's at 7 a.m.

All who are interested in praying for our community and are seeking Christian fellowship are encouraged to attend. Call Doyle Sasser at 391-0351.

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