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Happenings for July 10 edition

Posted on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:15 am

The Women’s Cancer Support Group, sometimes referred to as The Trailblazers, will meet Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. in the basement of Lincoln Medical Center. Aprons for surgery patients will be made. The group is a great resource for information for cancer victims, and anyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Cindy E. Ables at (931) 993-7803 or Debbie Smith at (931) 993-8590. 

Taylor Family Reunion, with the descendants of John C. and Mahulda Taylor, will be held Saturday, July 13, starting at 10 a.m. at the Huntland Community Center in Huntland. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish and join in the activities. For more information, call Hazel Watson at (931) 691-2622. 

Lincoln County Citizen Action Network will have two showings of the multiple award-winning document, “Jihad in America: The Grand Deception”, on Sunday, July 14, 2 to 3:30 p.m., and Monday, July 15, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Fayetteville Municipal Auditorium on the square. Admission is free. 

Music in the Park will be held Thursday, July 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Stone Bridge Memorial Park in Fayetteville. The concert will feature the Madison Community Band and is free to the public. Folks are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs out and enjoy music under the stars. 

Third Annual Christmas in July Community Blood Drive will be held on the east inner-side of the Fayetteville square on Friday, July 19, from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Hosted by Lincoln County Health System and Blood Assurance, the drive is being sponsored by a number of businesses and organizations. 

Tater & Melon Day will be held from 4-10 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at the Boonshill Community Center, 22 Red Oak Road. The event will include a chicken dinner and music by Jacob Painter and his band, 4 Miles Gone, as well as Doug Stone. The cost is $8 for the meal only or $12 for the meal and show. For information, call Greg Dunn at (931) 307-3594. 

Central High School Class of 1965 is having a “Birthday Bash” on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum. Tickets are $60 per couple or $30 single. Social is from 6 to 7 p.m., photos at 6:30 p.m., dinner from 7 to 8 p.m., and Four on the Floor will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. All members of the Class of ’65 are invited. 

Central High School Class of 1978 will be holding its class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Dragonfly Gallery & Design, 125 Main Avenue South, from 7 until 10 p.m. The cost is $10 per person in advance or $15 per person at the door. Reservations and payment payable to Class of ‘78 can be mailed to Carolyn Denton, 509 Mulberry Avenue, Fayetteville, 37334. 

79th Sandlin Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Fort Decatur Recreation Center in Decatur, Ala. A covered dish dinner will be at noon. For more information, contact Patsy Sandlin Medlock at (205) 995-7988 or patsymedlock@bellsouth.net

Regular events

Weekly Saturday night dances are held at the American Legion Post 42, 2007 Wilson Parkway, from 7-10 p.m. The dance is open to the public, and the facility is a nonsmoking building, though a smoking area is provided outside. Country Roads Band plays a mix of country, country rock and classic rock and roll music. The cover charge is $5 per person. The kitchen grill is open for the sale of sandwiches, fries and soft drinks. The American Legion is a nonprofit organization, and proceeds from the dances helps in the funding for the aide to the veterans of Lincoln County.


Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center’s Senior Dance is held each Tuesday from 1 until 4 p.m. Cover charge is $3 per person. A live band is on hand to provide music. Bring a dish to pass or just come and relax, listen to music, dance, eat and enjoy. The Senior Citizens Center is located at 908 West Washington Street, Fayetteville.


Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, located at 106 East Washington Street in Fayetteville. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.


Senior citizens’ exercise classes are currently being held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center. Denise Kendrick is the exercise instructor. For more information, call (931) 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.