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5th Annual Classics at The Courthouse Sunday

March 15, 2023 - 00:00
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The famous St. Joseph’s Stew Supper is Thursday, March 16 at 6 p.m. in the parish hall in Stoneham. Supper will be served after a 5:30 p.m. Mass in the church. This yearly event is put on by the Altar Society to celebrate St. Joseph’s Feast Day. A delicious homemade beef stew, wonderful bread and homemade pies are on the menu. Meal for adults is $10 and $5 for children 12 and under. They usually have some left over you can buy to take home. Lots of people bring their own bowls or containers. Only in the country, right? A raffle and short auction will coincide with the supper. Don’t miss it.


Charlie Diggs will host the 5th Annual Classics at The Courthouse Sunday, March 19 on Main St. in Anderson from noon - 3 p.m. The event is free to the public. Cost to participants is $25 per entry. There will be food trucks, vendors and music so come hungry. Registration will take place the day of the event in front of the courthouse. All entries must be registered by 2 p.m. Awards will be presented to first and second place in each class. 


Knights of Columbus Council #4054 will hold their last fish fry of the Lenten season Friday, March 24 at the KC Hall in Anderson. Serving of catfish, French fries, coleslaw, mac and cheese, dessert and drink will begin at 5 p.m. Come out and enjoy the evening sharing dinner with family and friends. Dine in or take-out plates will be available also. Price is $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12.


Congratulations to the following KOC members for their significant contributions to recent Council activities. For February, Knight of the Month was awarded to Steve Paskett and Family of the Month went to Anthony and Cindy Olivieri.


Salem Lutheran Church will host a fish fry on Friday, March 24, at the White Hall Community Center, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. You can dine inside or use take-out. Cost is $15 per plate with all the fixings which includes catfish, French fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, drinks and dessert. Please join them for some delicious fish and a fun time.


Sunday, March 5 was an exciting day for Jessica Johnson as she was proposed to by Eric Wise at the Fort Worth Zoo. Jessica, a 2015 graduate of Anderson-Shiro and the daughter of Dennis and Pam Johnson, is currently a nurse in College Station. Eric, a 2016 graduate of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville and the son of Glenn and Cathey Wise of Arlington, is employed at SHSU. A fall wedding this year is being planned. The couple will make their home in Anderson.


Our daughter Ashleigh Krause gets the day off of work on her birthday, so she wanted to take their 2-year-old son Case to Cameron Zoo in Waco. Don and I, as well as her husband Tanner, went along on Thursday to enjoy the day also. After a fun couple of hours at the zoo, we dined at Ninfa’s then headed over to the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame Museum before heading back to Anderson. It was a fun-filled day.


Happy Birthday to those celebrating this week: March 16 – Jerome Pasket, Linda McClosky, Justin Parrott, Somer Sanchez; March 17 – Roger Maupin; March 18 – Tori Kitkoski, Lindsay Barefoot; March 19 – Charlene Ruffino; March 20 – Maddox Szymczak, Nickayla Floyd, Shelly Vickers; March 21 – Joanie Wehmeyer, Carolyn Kolbasinski, Daryl Alford, Melvin Wehmeyer, Eli Hughes; March 22 – Travis Hughey, Curtis Finch, Conlee Haynie, Samantha Wolcott.


Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week: March 19 – Will and Flor Kettler, 12 years; March 22 – Dillon and Erin Hughes, 9 years; and March 22 – Ryan and Megan Rutledge, 9 years.


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