There are several persons throughout the community who remain on the sick or shut in list. Some are recovering in the comfort of their homes while others are still hospitalized.

Yvonne Moore is home and showing signs of improvement.

Thad Holmes was home for a few days but had to be re-admitted to the University Medical Center. He has been discharged now with signs of improvement.

Gazell Walker is at the University Medical Center.

Lee Lyons Jr. is still recuperating at the Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

Lorenzo Griffin is still on the shut-in list.

Also, family members have requested prayer for Kendrick Burnside.

There may be others throughout the community. Let's remember all of them in our prayers.

Dan Nance was the guest speaker Sunday at the Stallo United Methodist Church. His scripture was Colossians 3:15-17.

Members seemed very encouraged by this message.

Pastor Bennie Hopkins at the Mount Ary Baptist Church used Matthew 20:7 for his scripture. He brought another uplifting message on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The senior laymen at Mt. Ary Baptist Church will have an event which will involve junior laymen. All junior laymen are encouraged to attend. Bro. Alex Henson is the coordinator.

Pastor Bennie Hopkins will preach this Sunday during a church anniversary celebration at the Mount Bethel Baptist Church of Meridian.

This program will begin at 3 p.m.

Happy birthday wishes go out to Brianna Sledge on Sept. 20, Rufus Burnside on Sept. 22, Danny Snow on Sept. 23, Paul Snow on Sept. 28 and Daniel Stewart on Sept. 29.

Happy anniversary wishes go out to George and Diane Henderson whose 33rd wedding anniversary will be Sept. 27.

If there are other couples in the community who will be celebrating an anniversary this month and I did not get your name, Happy anniversary wishes also go out to you.

God bless you and have a good week.