Heflin Highlights for October 2, 2013
by Suzanne Payne
Special to The Star
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A Follow Up

The reunion of the 1963 Heflin Tiger football team was a tremendous success. Last Saturday, a reception and dinner was held to honor this team and coaches. An enthusiastic crowd of former teammates, fans and friends attended both events. As the old saying goes…”A great time was had by all.” Many thanks to all individuals who helped make this an event to remember.

Other events to remember will be the birthdays of these great folks. They will be doing some major celebrating this week..

Oct.3-Janet Wilson, Aleen Williamson, Virginia Watson, Charlie Harris and Jennifer Spears. Oct.4-Beverly Turner, Joshua Davis, Sally Wood, Leah Thompson and Jacob Hamrick. Oct.5-Betty Norton, Phil Webb, Adam Hamm, Ethan Turley, Roger Hayes, Jane Thompson, Pam Morris and Sarah O’Dell. Oct.6-Peyton Joiner, Scott A. Walker, Owen Young and Harrison Hall. Oct.7-Abby Minter, Brad Easley, Buddy Taylor and Sue English. Oct.8-Laura Robertson, Bobbie McMahan, Sandra Smith, Jamie Daniel, Harvey Sanders and Maurine Brown. Maurine will be 97 years old on this date. How great is THAT? She is one of my favorite people and is our Birthday Queen of the Week! Oct.9-Jonathan Allen.

They Know

These two couples know what it means to truly be in love. Happy anniversary to both.

October 4-Curtis and Misty Folds. October 6-Dennis and Rhonda Green.

Sunshine List

Neal Mulkey, Dana Turner, Richard Whatley, Mayfield Robertson, Mary Alvarado, Jessica Wade, Jimmy Burrows, Sherry Brown, Terry Benefield, Ed Cleveland, Andrea Smith, Kerry Smith, Jimmie Nell Vise, Sara Noland, Rider Bearden, Malene Bowen, Merrill Hayes and Ken Sanders.

A Little This and That

1.Smith Farms will officially open on October 19. There will be some very exciting things going on that day that will be fun for the whole family. Check the paper for times and details.

2.Don’t forget to put October 12 on your calendar. That is the date for the Festival of Hearts at the Heflin Recreation Center. This big day is sponsored by our own Cleburne County HEARTS. The profits will benefit people from all over our area.

3.My friend Jerry Cheatwood shared a couple of “gems” with me this week. He is a fan of words of wisdom. Here are his: “Don’t ever be so open minded that your brain falls out!” And, (seen on a sign outside of a church), “ You are not too BAD to come inside and you are not too GOOD to stay outside.” Thanks Jerry!

4.Please continue to help me update my lists. If you need to add or remove names, please send me that information to PO Box 924-Heflin or email to rkpspo816@yahoo.com.

5.I know that I am over six decades old, but really…SOME of the television shows for the new season are way out there! As a matter of fact, I developed three categories for classification purposes: 1. Violent and scary…lots of blood. 2. Sexually explicit. Too adult oriented. 3. Just plain DUMB. Not much to choose from, right? Now I know that there are some shows that will be delightful and family friendly. Many of our old favorites will be returning with new episodes and for that I am thankful. Let’s just say that the jury is still out.


Until next week…remember…Opportunity may only knock once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
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