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Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest

A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.

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Clover News for Dec. 30, 2013

SoVaNow.com / December 30, 2013


Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Make Way, Make Way” played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “Come Thou Almighty King” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks and announcements. Wanda Thornberg read Isaiah 7: 14 and Tim lit the Advent candle. Hymn of praise was “I Came Upon A Midnight Clear.” Offertory hymn was “Welcome to Our World.” Tim Snead was usher. Choir anthem was “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem.” Rev. Halbert read Matthew 11: 2-11 and his message “Are You the One?” Hymn of dedication was “Good Christian Friends Rejoice.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Threefold Amen.” Tim Snead was acolyte.

Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “Angels From the Realms of Glory” played by Joyce Edmondson. Call to worship was “The King is Coming” by the choir. Betty Anderson read Isaiah 7:14 and Nettie Irby lit the Advent candles. Hymn of praise was “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing.” Offertory hymn was “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and David Conner. The Quintet special was “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem.” Choir anthem was “Ring Those Bells.” Rev. Halbert read Matthew 11: 2-11 and his message “Are You the One?” Hymn of dedication was “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “O Master Let Me Walk With Thee.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus.” Elise Bishop was acolyte.

Remember the sick, shut-ins, our troops and Mike Ligon, Meria Harris, Herbert Comer, Thomas Snead, Raleigh Wilkerson, Reid Roller, Keith Fisher, David Myers, Hazel Tuck, Chris Baynes, David Comer and Dale Compton in your prayers.

Our sympathy to the family and friends of Marshall Wilmouth.

Herbert Jr. and Jane Binford visited Cecil and Mary Tharpe and Angie Privette recently. Willie and Angie enjoyed lunch at Cracker Barrel last week. Mary Tharpe, Angie and Willie enjoyed dinner at Chinese Super Buffet Monday.

Michelle Womack, Faye Edmondson visited Herbert, Bonnie and Zora Comer.

Penny Landrum Saunders hosted the Landrum Christmas dinner at Pleasant Grove Church Saturday. The food and fellowship were enjoyed by all.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.



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