Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Southern Crittenden County News: Aug. 28, 2008

By Michelle Henderson and Matthew T. Patton

Attendance at Sunday School at Seven Springs was 69 with several arriving for services. That night, many enjoyed a homemade ice cream supper.

Homecoming will be held at Seven Springs on Aug. 31, with preaching by Bro. Don Guess and singing by the bluegrass gospel group, The McKendrees. Revival starts Labor Day and continues through the following Friday, with services starting at 7 p.m.

Joy Knight recently enjoyed a four day visit to Marion, Ill., visiting her children and grandchildren.

Charlie Radcliffe Owen, 81, of Marion, died Aug. 21. He was a member of Seven Springs. Bro. Lonnie Knight preached his funeral on Monday. Burial was at Frances.

Condolences to the family of Rev. Cortis Hill. Matthew had the pleasure of meeting Rev. Hill when he dedicated the large marker at the Weston Cemetery on June 26, 2005.

Dycusburg's Tabatha Rowland is now selling her CD, Avoid Heat and Flame, at Crittenden Farm Supply in Marion. The CD is also available at Akridge Farm Supply Store in Eddyville.

We extend our get-well wishes to Shirley Stinnett.

Gordon "Babe" and Ann (Daughtrey) Sutton celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24.

Chase Matthews was honored with a $1,000 check from the owners of Hardee's in Eddyville, in conjuction with the American Legion Post 68 and American Bass Anglers, for his service in Iraq.

The next meeting of the Dycusburg Community Group will be held Aug. 31 at noon at the home of Michelle Henderson. A light lunch will be served. All men and women from the Dycusburg area interested in helping plan Dycusburg Day are encouraged to attend.

Vendor application agreements for Dycusburg Day are available online at For more information about vending or setting up a yard sale, call 270-988-2758.

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