Heflin Highlights for July 18, 2013
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One More Time

“You don’t SWEAT much for a fat lady.” This was number 4 on my list of backhanded compliments in last week’s column. Due to a type-o, it read, “You don’t SEAT much for a fat lady”. That within itself could take on a whole new meaning. There is only one meaning to this next statement…Happy birthday to you, my friends!

July 18-Michael Holmes, Drake Williamson, Jenny Poland Waldrop, Casey Moore, Donya Person, Kassie Wudarczyk and Carol Williamson. July 19-Travis Crowe, Pam Jeffers, Lillie May Brown and Scott Cook. July 20-William Wilson, Pat Skinner, Becky Hodge, Hunter Higgins and Debbie White. July 21-Colin Gaines, Karen Wilson Caton and Amanda Norton Ledbetter. July22-Kerry Poland, Chandler Conner, Lauren Brown, Shelia Johnson, Bubba Johnson and Sherrie Garcia. July 23-Jeri Shellhorse, Kameron Blair, Heather Crowson, Jason Braden, Jane Beam, Jackie Fergerson, Grayham Cheatwood, Martin Burson, Jerry Phillips, Barry Howle, David Brown, Pauline Easterwood and Alma Jacks. July 24-Tammy Coefield, Tracy Story Gazaway, Lindsey Driggers Johnson, Brittany Owen, Fay Jacks and Baylee Alvarado (2 years old).

Lasting Love

Some extra special people are celebrating an anniversary this week. I do hope these Lovebirds enjoy their day!

July 18-Felix and Launa Humphries…Alton and Fannie Howle. July 20-Tommie Lee and Shirley Snow. July 21-Danny and Denise White…Jim and Carla Tullis. July 22-Kim and Myron Johnson. July 24-Floyd and Malene Robinson…Mr. and Mrs. Michael White.

Sunshine List

Once again, I have the joy of telling you that another individual is being removed from the Sunshine List. Betty Lee is much better and is appreciative of the concern shown her during her recuperation. We wish her continued good health.

Others to remember in our prayers:

Kelly Grubbs, Andrea Smith Wise, Jim Hale, Jimmie Nell Vise, Sherry Brown, Betty Henson, Mildred Hollis, James Riley Kent, Kerry Smith, Malene Bowen, Terry Benefield, Kathy Jacks, Glenn Berry, Sara Noland, Ken Sanders, Rider Bearden, Gearld Brown, Jackie Stovall and Merrill Hayes.

Fabulous Fourth

I am a little late with this, but it is important to say. I want to give a salute to the City of Heflin, Chamber of Commerce and the countless volunteers who turned a dreary, rainy Fourth of July into a spectacular day. Many of the planned events had to be moved into the Recreation Center, but the excitement was at a fever pitch. State and local talent rocked the gym and local food vendors gave us an amazing selection of delicious treats. The evening was capped off with a tremendous music and fireworks show. I can truly say that “a good time was had by all!”

Strange But True

Here are a few more funny facts that just might come in handy one day.

1. A giraffe’s has a tongue that is over 20 inches long. It cleans out its own ears. (Now that’s a mental picture I will not soon forget.)

2. On an average, right handed people live longer than left handed people.

3. Bees never sleep AND they have hair on their eyes. ( I would not sleep either!)


Until next week…remember…Not getting what you want and think you need can often be a wonderful stroke of luck.

(Contact me at rkpsop816@yahoo.com or mail news to me at PO Box 924.)
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