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Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. All the rest have thirty-one, saving February which alone has twenty-eight. Do any of you remember this little rhyme? I learned it sometime in grade school. I think of it every year when September arrives. I have been looking forward to September this year, hoping for cooler temperatures. It has been very pleasant the past week or so.
We had close to 3 inches of rain total, thanks to Hurricane Isaac. So sorry for all people who had the damage and destruction it caused down south before it downgraded, but we needed every drop of rain we got.
Congratulations to Alison and Brent Maggard on the birth of their daughter, Leighton Hope. Leighton was born on August 30. Leighton is the great-great granddaughter of Juanita Shortt.
Volleyball will be at home Friday night, September 7 against New Covenant, and then an all-day tournament on Saturday, September 8 at Forsyth, and another home game with Sparta on Monday night, September 10.
Junior High basketball will be Thursday night, September 6 at Chadwick and the Junior High girls only at Mark Twain on Monday night, September 10, and another game at Thornfield, Thursday night, September 13.
Not much news this week. If you know of some news, or have something you would like included in the paper, give me a holler.
Birthdays for the coming week include: September 6: Lisa Taylor; September 7: Dawn Marsh, Kevin Tweedy; September 8: Bubba Newlyn; September 9: Allissa Burton, Christie Clark, Chris Day, Joy Easley, Lindsay Jasper, Kim Norwine, Kim Smith; September 10: Hy Lambeth, Linda Nelson, Brock Rogers, September 11: Linnie Boyd, Jon Alan House, Don Light, Mickey Roberts; September 12: David Burkhart, Hannah Cook, Justin Day, Lois Lux.
Anniversaries for the coming week include: September 10: Ron and Jan Clark.