Williams reunion on Sunday
The Nora and Beve Williams family reunion will be held Sunday at Eastside Park Pavilion at noon. Bring picnic lunch, pictures and family history information. Call 254-2646 for more information.
Council to meet Tuesday
The Daviess County Council will meet at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse to discuss and adopt the budget and Business 50 intersection relocation.
Benefit for Rev. Johnson
There will be a golf scramble at Country Oaks on Sept. 7 to benefit Rev. George Johnson. The shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Entry fee for four man teams is $240. Registration deadline is Sept. 4. There will be hole prizes and cash prizes and a meal will be provided. For more information contact Andrew Johnson at 508-1526 or Renee Johnson at 259-1180.
Rev. Johnson is the pastor at Washington Church of Nazarene. In 2008 he was diagnosed with sarcoma cancer.
This type of cancer grows very large tumors that must be surgically removed. It is highly aggressive and recurring. He has had two surgeries and after the last one complications arose and he spent 36 days in ICU in a medically induced coma. While there, he went into kidney failure and was on dialysis 24/7. He is facing future surgeries, but is recovering at home now.
Food ordering time
Free Methodist Church, 1155 Troy Road, has announced the dates for ordering food from Smart Choice Food South for the month of September:
•Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon;
•Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon.
You may call the church at 254-5440 for a menu. Menus are also available on the church website at www.winfmc.com.
Online ordering is available at www.smartchoicefood.com and closes at 4 p.m. Sept. 18.
Cash or food stamps are accepted for payment. Call the church or Bob Collins, host site director, at 254-8990 for more information.
Customers will be notified of the time and day for pickup.
Bible study in Odon
An eight-week Women’s Community Bible Study will begin at Odon Library. Titled “Facing Your Fears,” sign-up will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. Studies will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the library. Contact Mary Woodruff at 687-7617 for more information.
Area Briefs for Friday
Williams reunion on Sunday
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