Every two years the Bradleyville Alumni Association hosts an all school reunion. The all-school reunion for 2014 will be held on Saturday, June 14, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Bradleyville School gym. This reunion is for anybody who graduated from Bradleyville School, anybody who ever attended school there, anybody who ever worked there in any position, and even if you never attended. Each of the classes with members present will be recognized. Any alumni who have passed away since the last reunion will be honored with a moment of silence. Two worthy individuals will be recognized and inducted into the Bradleyville Wall of Fame. There will be an election of officers for vice-president, secretary, and treasurer. There will be plenty of time for visiting and picture taking. There will also be pictures on display of former years. Eddie Hunsaker is president of the alumni association and invites and encourages everyone to be present.
Congratulations to the family of Scott and Julie Lawson on the birth of their new baby boy, Caiden Briar Lawson. Caiden was born on May 29 at 8:09 in the evening and weighed 6 pounds and 13 ounces. Caiden was welcomed home by big brothers Garrett and Emmett and big sister, Makenna.
Congratulations also to Brandon and Lori Burkhart on the birth of their baby boy, Jaxon Reid Burkhart. Jaxon was born on June 2 at 3:21 PM. I know Grandma Vicki and Grandma Connie can’t wait to get in their rocking time with this long awaited little boy!
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Richard Mitchell last week. His services were June 9th at Clinkingbeards in Ava and final resting place at Goodhope Cemetery. I will always remember his kindness as a first responder when our daughter, Julie, wrecked our car by Plainview School with Danielle and Courtney as passengers. He was very kind and went above and beyond which I am sure is what everyone who knew him would say about him. During his battle with cancer he still had a wonderful testimony to share. I know he will be missed by all who knew him.
Lynn Case and her family went to the bull rides at Ozark last Saturday and had a great time. Lynn said she saw one of my best friends in the world, Carol Case sitting a few rows down from them. Carol is no relation to me through the Case name ,but her and Bob are distantly related back through the generations. Carol and I have known each other all our lives and were best friends in school. I could fill up an entire page with all of our similarities and coincidences in our lives, but they would probably be boring to everyone else. Just a couple would be that we both married somebody with a last name of “Case”, both of our husband’s fathers died of brain cancer, and we are both grandmas to twins.
Birthdays for the coming week include: June 11: Sara Whittaker; June 12: Baylee Hurst; June 13: Roger Chaney; June 14: Katie Hodges, David Murphy, Raymond Swadley; June 15: Elsie Combs, Calley Matthews, Amy Strahan, Wyatt Whittaker; June 16: Tom Braden, Samantha Copas; June 17: Shannon Baird, Arnold O’Neal; June 18: Karla Yeary.
Anniversaries for the coming week include: June 11: Jason and Alicia Crouch; June 14: Dennis and Sara Case; June 17: Clarence and Shelley Rogers.