by Mike West
Operation Christmas Child had a good response in Murray and Johnston Counties. Over 1,700 boxes were filled with wonderful gifts for the very poor children of the world, and delivered to Emmanuel Baptist Church in Oklahoma City on Sunday.
The cornucopia serves as a traditional symbol of the meanings of Thanksgiving – abundance, generosity, gratitude and nourishment. This seasonal decoration adorns the sanctuary at Sulphur United Methodist Church.
The Sulphur Youth Wrestling Club competed in the Chandler Novice Tournament November 15. Pictured are, from left, Brody Wallace (2nd place, D1 HWT, D2-83), Coalten Kennedy (4th place, D2-64), Mason Griffin (3rd place, D1-46), and Aiden Graves (2nd place, D1-46).
The Sulphur 7th grade girl’s basketballteam won their first basketball tournament at Dickson tournament, held recently. The team beat Kingston in the championship game on Saturday, Nov. 15. In the preliminary rounds, the girls beat Lone Grove and Coalgate to earn a spot in the finals.
Murray County Retired Educators next meeting is planned for Friday, Dec. 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the Springs Restaurant in the Artesian Hotel in Sulphur. This will be the Christmas meeting, and the next meeting is not scheduled until March.
The Helping Hand OHCE met Monday, Nov. 10, for their annual Thanksgiving Supper. Those present were Sandy McNiel, Billy and Marilyn Bearden, Jay and Joyce Jordan, Richard and June Mize, John and Georgia Cagle, Randy and Janis Warren, Annie Wudi, Chris and Beverly Rudiger, Barbara Poulson, and Scott Kirby.