Howevalley community news

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May 29, 2011


Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

MAY ENDING. The month of May is ending with rain but fairly sunny days. Highway 86 through Franklin Crossroads finally is open, but water still remains on the road and along side many roads. Some homes still don’t have access through their driveways to their homes.

NO SCHOOL. Hardin County Schools will not be in session on Memorial Day. Have fun, but be safe.

LAST DAY. Hardin County Schools’ last day for students is June 2. Have a great summer.

GRADUATES. Congratulations to the students of Central Hardin High School on their upcoming graduation June 2.

BAND. Central Hardin High School Band,along with East and West Hardin middle school bands, performed their final concert of the year at Central Hardin High Schoolon May 20. A large crowd attended and the bands performed very well. Mr. Allen, band director at West Hardin, was recognized for his 10 years of service to the band. He is moving to be closer to family in Ohio. Good luck.

COMMUNITY YARD SALE. A yard sale will be held June 18 at the Howevalley Vertrees Community Club building. Booth set ups are $10. For more information, call 734-1539. Proceeds go back into the club to fund special needs of the community. Everyone is welcome.

GET-WELL WISHES.Get-well wishes to Pearl Horn, Roger Miller, Charlie Ray, Ella Garner, Opal Howard, Saundra Powers, Shirley Goodman, Leslie (Pick) Vertrees, Bryle Holbert, Wilma Cundiff, Pam Ford, Jerry Dyer,  Jimmie Sherrard, Addison Jo Blair, Bill Parrett, Theresa Riney, Josh Carlton, Willard and Opal Smallwood, Mary BelleHornback, Patricia Hornback, Barry Childress, Adam Hay, Rosemarie Hay, Thelma Dunn and Cathy Morgan.

Bryle Holbert still is visiting doctors and discussing eye surgery in the future. Thanks for your concerns and continued prayers.

GOOD NEWS. Shortie Holbert recently spoke to Jerry Dyer, who was injured in a motorcycle accident in February. He is doing better and is looking forward to going home soon.

SYMPATHY. Sympathy is extended to the family of Lucille Helm. She has been a resident of the community for many, many years. Her children Larry, Lawrence, Jack, Francis and Charlotte attended Howevalley Elementary and West Hardin High schools. She also is survived by three sisters, a brother and a total of 36 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Joesph Stella of the community. He and his wife, Mary, of 56 years have been members of the community for several years. He is survived by his wife, Mary, his daughters, Lisa, Lori and Gina, and grandchildren, Joe Stuckel, Santina and Sophia Warthen.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Neil Burden. He was a 1958 graduate of Howevalley High School and former owner of Cecilia Super Saver Grocery. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of 30 years and children, Cindy, Roxanne, Lanea, Cathy, Terry, Stephanie, Sandi, Dwayne and Mike; and several grandchildren.

BENEFIT. A large crowd attended the benefit for Roger Miller and his wife, Betty, at Central Hardin High School on May 21. Hodges Auction Co. conducted the auction. Everyone is appreciated for their attendance, donations, volunteering their time and most of all prayers.

ANNUAL MEETING. The Franklin Crossroads Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 3 p.m. June 5 at the cemetery. Anyone that has loved ones buried there or other interested persons are encouraged to attend. In case of rain, it will be held at the Stephensburg Masonic Lodge Hall.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Happy birthday wishes to Wanda Saylor on June 1; Robbie Roy, Andrew Miller (8 years) and Bob Goodman on June 2; Keith Holbert, Jeff Helm and Cathi Maggard on June 5; Nancy Wilmoth and Kalyn Ruth Goodman (7 years) on June 6; and Etta Hicks on June 7.

ANNIVERSARIES. Happy anniversary wishes to Charles and Linda Smithon June 6 (43 years); and Brother Neil and Theresa Salvaterra on June 8 (20 years).

CHURCH NEWS. Mark your calendars: Vacation Bible schoolat Franklin Crossroads Baptist ChurchCecilia Campus is June 20-24 and at the Elizabethtown Campus from  June 27 through July 1; Church Family Picnic is Aug. 7 at White Mills Christian Camp.

Worship services at Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church Cecilia campus is at 8:30 and 11 a.m. each Sunday. Bible study classesbegin at 9:45 a.m. Evening services are at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Many members of Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church attended the WJCR auction and activities May 21. A large crowd attended and some delicious food was served.

BAPTISIM. Pamela Jo Goodman, daughter of Timmy and Donna Goodman was baptized on May 22. She is a member of Yates Chapel Community Church. She is the granddaughter of Pam Ford and Hubert and Shirley Goodman and great granddaughter of Eleanor Goodman.

CLUB NEWS. The Howevalley Vertrees Community Club met May 23. The club built a ramp as a community service project at the home of Pearl Horn. She now will be able to have easier access to her home. Upcoming activities were planned and discussed. Howevalley Vertrees Days will be August 26 and 27, behind Howevalley Elementary School. This is a new date change. Grand marshal will be Jeanetta Chappell. A yard sale is planned for June 18. New members joining the club are Earl and Carolyn Harper. Welcome. 

The club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. Interested persons are encouraged to attend and join.

HOOVER’S WIT. Dr. M. T. Logsdon of Radcliff, told about the preacher that brought his message on Sunday morning. At the end of the service, one of the ladies of the church said, “What happened to your face?” (He had a piece of adhesive tape on a niched place). The preacher said, “Oh, I was shaving and I was concentrating on my sermon and I cut myself.” She replied, “Seems to me you should have concentrated on your shaving and cut your sermon.”

NEWS. Call in your news at 735-7544, spell names and speak slowly please, or e-mail to margaretsherrard87@yahoo.com by Monday morning.