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Jan. 30

The Butler County Historical & Genealogical Society will meet Jan. 30 at Greenville City Hall at 2 p.m. The program will be presented by Bob Glasscock of Butler Services. Hispresentation will be on photo restoration and conventional versus digital things you can do at home. Bring you old pictures. Everyone is invited.

There will be a meeting for the Greenville High Class of 1985 on Sunday, Jan. 30. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. in the Pizza Pro Conference Room on Cedar Street. For more information contact Lenora Patton at 383-0420, Connie Little Tillery at 382-9250 or David Jones at 346-2601.

Feb. 1

The Butler County Retired Educators Association will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. at Beeland Park. Everyone is asked to bring a box of valentines (the kind students exchange). Please continue to bring school supplies, children's underwear and socks.

Feb. 4

The Georgiana Garden Club is sponsoring a Brunswick Stew Sale on Friday, February 4, 2005 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Georgiana Garden Club Log

Cabin located next to First Methodist Church. Prices are $3 a pint, $6 a quart and $24 a gallon. Plates, including stew, crackers, cake and tea, are $5 each. Serving time starts at 11 a.m. Take-out plates available, order now. Call Syble Parker at 376-9695 or Suzy Shepherd at 376-2326.

Feb. 13

Come be a part of a fresh start and a new beginning at Bible Baptist Church. Sunday school will begin at 9 a.m. Feb. 13 and worship services will begin at 10 a.m. at Union Hall in Chapman with Brother R.J. Williams, pastore.

Feb. 22

W.O. Parmer will hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 22 and 23 from 8 a.m. until noon. Those with last names A through M should register Feb. 22. Names N through Z should register Feb. 23. To register, parents need to bring a certified birth certificate (not a hospital issued one), a blue immunization record, the child's Social Security card, and two proofs of residence. The child must be present to enroll at pre-registration.

Ongoing Announcements

The Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will hold an Advanced Bible Study Institute every Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Lee Albert Moorer Jr. will be the instructor.

FIW Volunteer Fire Dept. is sponsoring a Big Buck Contest until Jan. 31st. The entry fee is $20. First place wins a Benelli Nova Shotgun 3&1/2" Magnum 12 gauge. Register at Friendship Corner Stop at the intersection of Hwy. 106 and Co. Rd 45.

The First Baptist Church of Georgiana is now taking names and contact numbers for those wishing to order additional copies of their new "Country Cookin'" cookbook, which is now on re-order. Copies are $10 each with the proceeds going to the church's building fund. Contact Gina Stephenson at 382-7528 to place your order.

The Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will hold an Advanced Bible Study Institute every Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Lee Albert Moorer Jr. will be the instructor.

Ian Blake Oswald, 19 months, will soon visit Arizona for a special MRI to determine if surgery can be performed to remove two tumors from his hypothalamus in the brain. He currently has about 100 seizures per day.

A fund has been established to help with his non-medical related costs. Please make your donations to the Ian Blake Oswald Fund at any Whitney Bank location.

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