Congratulations to Denisha Hughley and Jamesha Hughley on receiving their master’s degrees in public health. A graduation celebration was held in their honor on Saturday, July 17. Thanks to the Ivey and Hughley families for coming together on this special occasion. These two young ladies have worked hard, and we look forward to hearing about their continued success. The twins are the daughters of Ms. Suzette Sanders and Mr. James Hughley. We’re so proud of these young ladies.

Our prayers and sympathy go out to the following: To the Kendrick family on the passing of Mr. Freddie Kendrick; to the Fletcher family on the passing of the First Lady of Orange Grove Baptist Church, Mrs. Shara Fletcher; to the Smith and Beasley family on the passing of Sister Helen S. Beasley; to the Blasingame and Reeves family on the passing of Mrs. Annette R. Blasingame; and to the Napier family on the passing of Mr. Curly Napier; to the Smith family on the passing of Mrs. Parie Lee Smith. We pray that God continues to strengthen them during their time of bereavement.

Continued prayers for the sick and shut in: Mr. James G. Braswell, Mrs. Shirley L. Walker, Deacon William Blasingame, Ms. Monica Dawson, Mr. Melvin Colbert, and Pastor Ronald Antoine.

Anniversary wishes are extended to Ronnie and Maxine Stubbs. They will be celebrating their 33rd wedding anniversary on Friday, July 23. Best wishes on your anniversary celebration.

Birthday wishes are extended to the following: Timothy Robinson Jr., L. T. Crafter, Adrian Cherry – July 22; Keisha Cosby, Stephen (Bam) Blasingame, Richard Caldwell, Roy Lee Woodson, Tony Davis, Lakisha Respress – July 23; Rodney Paschal, Serena Johnson, Toni Barron – July 24; James Braswell, Tijawanda Lowder, Tony Crafter, Timeka Raines – July 25; Tomika Corbin, Vincent Price, Doris Wilder, Travis Colbert – July 26; E. Thomas Oliver, Markita Blasingame, Lonnie C. Wonnum Jr. – July 27; Dennis Caldwell, Martha Harrell, Gary Kendall, James David Gaines, Musuyar Mani, Wendy Ivey, LaMetrice Brooks - July 28. We wish you many more birthdays to come.

Thought for the day:

Don’t wait for the perfect moment; take a moment and make it perfect.

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