Area markets are featuring enormous pumpkins and, even though it isn’t quite Halloween time, preparations are afoot for that annual day of witches, haunts, goblins and ghosts.
Some plants, however, haunt us all the year around. Even trees, usually thought of as friendly things, might sometimes be considered alarming at this time of year. What about strangler figs, witch hazels or dragon trees?
St. Mary’s Baptist Church was guest church of Williams Chapel Church in Emory Gap for the pastor, the Rev. Smith’s anniversary.
Pastor Jesse L. Williams delivered the Word. Music was provided by the Gospel Chorus on this special day, Oct. 2.
What a Word Pastor Williams delivered.
This was a great service.
The Roane County community chorus gave a full concert at Mount Olive Baptist Church Saturday, Oct. 6, in Lenoir City.
Mary Alice Douglass is president of this great group of singers.
Cookeville freelance writer and newspaper columnist Jennie Ivey will conduct an all-day writing workshop on “When the Byline Loses Its Thrill: Making Money with the Words You Write” on Nov. 9 in the United Way of Anderson County office at 161 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge.
The event is the Tennessee Mountain Writers fall workshop.
Workshop participants will be taught how to focus on subjects they want to write about and tailor writing to fit markets that pay.
South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department will have a fundraising turkey shoot on Oct. 12.
The shoot will begin at 9 a.m. at the Renfro Fire Station on River Road, Ten Mile.
“Of course, no actual turkeys will be shot,” said Administrative Chief Butch Barding. “We shoot at targets, and the shot that gets closest to the target wins the round.”
Shooting is open to men, women and children.