Echo’s From the Past _lowres

 

May you have a happy birthday with bright possibilities. Birthday greetings to Jackie Wells, of River Road, and Tim O'Neal, of Greenwell Springs, both June 10; Oakley Jones, of Grangeville, and Sherrie Shivers, of La. 37 south of Greensburg, share June 11; Steven Curry of La. 441 near Amite, and Linda Smith of La. 10 north of Greensburg, celebrate June 12; Donna Watson Sistrunk, of Grangeville, and my cousin, Darren Miller, of Hammond, both June 13; Nathan Jones, of Grangeville, and Donald Nesom, of Nesom Road, June 14; and Keith Varnado, of Amite, June 15.

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June Greensburg First Baptist Church birthdays are Marcus Smith, Emily Jones, Noah Burnett, Ben Smith, Nora Mitchell, Linda Smith, Reece Smith, Ethan Cox, Judy Noonan, Larry Smith, Jennifer Jones and Brennan Gill.

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Great job, St. Helena College and Career Academy students who participated in the Youth Legislature Session, hosted by the Boys and Girls Club, April 22-23, at the Baton Rouge Old State Capitol.

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Anniversary blessings to these happy Greensburg First Baptist Church couples, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Noonan, June 27, and Mr. and Mrs. Ronny Webb, June 30.

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Congratulations to the four east Feliciana Middle School students who won an art contest featuring projects using recycled materials, held in conjunction with Earth Day, April 22. Keep on helpin' keep Louisiana beautiful, students.

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With lots of loving prayers for my cousin, Darren Miller of Hammond, hoping he will feel better soon.

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Kudos to St. Helena College and Career Academy gifting the St. Helena Sheriff’s Office with two flower beds, to beautify their workplace. This was done May 7 through a landscaping project by LSU AgCenter.

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May many loving memories carry you on the wings of love to peace, to the families of Nita Kate Dover, Genevieve Hailey and Gayle Owens.

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In the middle of the days filled with pressure, we long for some peace and quiet. We need to “come aside and rest a while” (Mark 6:31). This is where you will find God’s peace that the world has taken away. You will find a quiet rest, when you spend quiet time with God. (Psalm 4:8).

Fran Snoddy writes Butterfly Wings for The Advocate Extra. Contact her at (225) 777-4363.