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Friday, July 20, 2012 - The News - Page 7A Trinidad Tabs By Emily Lundy Special to The News Late in the afternoon almost everyone is out- side, on the porch, or gazing through a win- dow, searching for ram clouds, mostly from the north. Not much rain has fallen here, drops to 1 inch, but we'll take any- thing. Saturday a memorial was held at the Trinity Baptist Church for Richard Colvin, presided over by his brother Harold Colvin. Many came. Rosalee Colvin re- ceived the triangular- shaped flag in honor of her late husband's mili- tary service. Dale Bankston had se- rious surgery involving his throat last week. He should be feeling better now and at home. Homecoming plans keep popping up. Tommy Thomas and his staff are staying alert to all that needs done. Oct. 6 is the official date with Oct. 5's evening meal kind of the kickoff and the Methodist Church's Sun- day dinner the send off. If you know of one with Trinidad ties who can perform at the church service, please tell some- one from Trinidad, even me. wonderful place to live and rear a family, feel we left here should have the island that provided so much fun with access to the TP&L lake. This would make a wonderful retirement center, bring revenue, even life to a town left to fend on its own after other plants were open over the state. Bible Schools are openmg throughout the community. Watch for posters of time and place. All churches welcome all ages to their fellowships on Sundays. John and Ralaine Man- ning celebrated 50 years of marriage over the weekend at the Cedar Creek Country Club. Their love for motorcy- cle riding was revealed in pictures, a pieced- blocked quilt of T-shirts for riders and symbols, and in the splendid large cake of a motorcycle, right colors and all, made by a niece. The Man- nings have two children and four grandchildren. Both are retired school teachers, have ranched, dairy farmed, and had a Sometime we who lived through the decades of TP&L's enrichment of this town, providing a full life. Lauretta Lawler, who fell two or three weeks ago, returned for tests at ETMC and spent some scary times with partial paralysis. She is fine now and has moved to a nursing and rehab cen- ter for three weeks, Nor- man Lawler is her hus- band. There surely must be others who are ailing in some way. I only know of Evelyn Beavers now with her son and daughter-in- law in the son's home in Key Ranch Estates. Avon Lane has returned from New York City with her daughter and grand- children. Trinidad has some new buildings on the highway for office use or whatever. Contact City Hall. Several of the tragic auto accidents in the area have affected families here by kin or friendship. These head-ons are most devas- taring. And try not to drive in heavy rain. It's a no-win situation. On our prayer list are Rose Sims, Lauretta Lawler, Evelyn Beavers, Flora Robb, Chris Brown, Ginger Frasier, Glenn Tubbs, Martha Perry, Ruby Williams, Mary Reppond, Dale Bankston, the Colvin family, Carol Stevenson, Clara Davis, Billie Taaffe, Don Wilbanks, Barbara Thompson, family mem- bers of Jimmy Steele, and all our veterans among us. Soldiers still in service include Louis Parker, Jere- my Roden, Miles Norris. Tyler Norris, Weylon Hill, Andre Anderson, and Jonothan Crocker. Fishing has been on the lighter side, but should get better. ELECT SCOTTY for Henderson County Pct 1 COMMISSIONER www.electscott scotty, thomas 14 @ yahoo.corn Political advertisement paid for by Scotty Thomas. Treasurer: Jerry. King. }