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Christmas shoeboxes provide joy

Published 11:41pm Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Love and sympathy to the family and friends of the Rev. Joe Hoover and to Sam, Jim, and A.D. Halbrooks in the loss of their brother, Larry Halbrooks.

Thank you to those who participated in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift project. Thanks to your help, there will be many smiling and happy children.

Congratulations to Robert and Barbara Ash on the birth of their great-grandson, Colton Michael Puckett, born Oct. 25, weighing eight pounds, 11 ounces. Proud parents are Derick and Lindsey Puckett. Big brothers are Wyatt and Dakota and grandparents are Mike and Tammy Patterson.

Happy birthday to my dad, Fred Motes, who celebrated his 80th birthday on Nov. 13.

Happy birthday to Stan Finley, Andrew Fichter, Bud Lucas and Patsy Sharp, Nov. 12; Brian Creel, Leah Ferguson and Fred Motes, Nov. 13; Oliver Bryant, Nov. 14; Tiffany Parker, Nov. 15; Ray Long, Linda Hanners, Cindy Yeager, Amanda Muse, Nov. 17; Brandy Free, Chip Spicer, Tasha McNatt, Nov. 18; Dewayne Holmes, Andrew Pulaski, John Stinson, Nov. 19; Jeremy Bradford, Jonas Patterson, Regina Stinson, Hunter Sharp, Nov. 20.

Happy anniversary to John and Kathy Hines, Joe and Susan Moral, Nov. 13; Kevin and Martha Loney, Nov. 19; Michael and Glenda Rea, Nov. 20.

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