Many area family members and friends attended the wedding ceremony of Stephen Williamson and Mollie Jane Martinez. The ceremony was at the Deep in the Heart Farm in Brenham Saturday, Oct. 3. In addition to the wedding ceremony, they celebrated their birthdays as well. A good time was had by all in attendance. The happy couple will make their home in Magnolia. Do join me in wishing them many years of happiness together.
I am happy to announce the Iola Bulldogs won in their football game against the Somerville Yeguas at the Iola Football Field Friday, Oct. 2. The final score was 42-36. Keep up the good work Iola. Prior to the game, the seniors and their parents marched across the field and were honored.
The Iola Church of Christ will have their Gospel Meeting at the church starting Friday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 18. The services will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Michael Hatcher of the Bellview Church of Christ in Pensacola, Florida. All are invited to attend any or all of the services.
The Orphans Friend Masonic Lodge No 17 held their monthly meeting at their lodge hall in Anderson Monday, Oct. 5. Pizza was served prior to the lodge meeting which began at 6:30 p.m. A variety of business was discussed and acted upon. Plans are underway to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Wayne Rucker as a Master Mason. Other business were two men were voted in to be initiated as masons in the first degree. Hopefully all this will take place soon.
The Iola Food Pantry will be open for business Saturday, Oct. 17, at the fellowship from 8:45 – 11 a.m. for anyone in need of a helping hand. Come by and make your selections. The earlier you come the better the selection.
The monthly meeting of the Bedias Masonic Lodge No 651 was held Tuesday, Oct. 6, with approximately 20 members and visitors in attendance. There was no meal served but all present had a good time of fellowship together. There are degrees planned for the future.
Happy birthday this week to: Oct. 11 – Vivian McDougald who turned 100, Michael Ray Coneley, Mary Gordon Coneley, Amber Trant; Oct. 12 – Valerie Dixon, Melinda Kay Stewart; Oct. 13 – Morgan Leigh Trant Prihoda, Alice Longley; Oct. 14 – Mindy Dixon, Beverly Chaney, Patricia Rogers; Oct. 15 – Rudy Galvan; Oct. 16 – Ralph Burnett, Ricky Edwin Rice, Willie Ray Harrison; Oct. 17 – Mitchell Beene. Do hope that your special day was a happy one.
Happy anniversary this week to Mike and Susie Lynn Cohen, married Oct. 11, 1985; Thomas Eugene “Ted” and Sammye Sexton Davis, married Oct. 11, 1969; Brent and Casey Childress, married Oct. 14; Leeland and Sherina Sanford, married Oct. 14. Do join with me and wishing them many more years of happiness together.
If you have any Keith news, call either my cell phone at 936-870-6094 or my house number at 936-394-8273.