July 6 South County News

By Charlie Carmichael

The reunion in the Milnesand Community Building last Sunday. There were about 60 or so present for a meal and activities. Wesley McAfee was present and had charge of bringing a message from God’s word. He has retired from his regular church pastoring and he has moved back to Portales. Bro. Lewis Johnston and wife, Frankie of the Forth Worth area were present for the day. Rick Wilcher sang two songs, “God Bless America” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Earl Parkinson was the only one who had passed away this past year.

Fireworks
There were several from the South County area and also from the Dora area who drove into Portales Monday evening for the annual fireworks display out near Eastern New Mexico University.

Sympathy
To the Mullins and Winters families in the death of Tommie Mullins Winters. She was raised in the Rogers area and married Clois Winters. He had preceded her in death by several years. There was a graveside service when he as laid to rest here in the Mount Zion cemetery out near Dora.

Commodities
The commodities will be in Arch, Causey, Dora and Milnesand on July 20, Wednesday. Call your distributor for information of time in your area.

Charlie’s trivia
Fact from Ben Franklin’s almanac: In 1826 on Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on that Independence Day.