Community News


Monday, Feb. 12

Old Bethel members celebrated Valentine’s Day Feb. 9. Matt Durr and Allison Berry hosted the party with the theme, “An Evening in Paris.”  They served spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread and dessert.  The servers were Alyssa Broadway and Zach Gorham from the youth class.  The other youth, Ariana Rachal and John Boyt, spent time with the children of the church.  After dinner, the adults played games. Matt and Allison did a good job planning this event for the church. Judy Montet was a chaperone for Natchitoches Magnet School eighth grade field trip to Baton Rouge Feb. 8.  They took a walking tour along the Mississippi River with picture opportunities at the U.S.S. Kid and the Veterans Memorial Exhibit. They toured the Old Louisiana State Capitol and the Old Governor’s Mansion.

This is where Gov. Huey P. Long invited Judy Montet to tea. At 2 p.m. they toured the fascinating La. Arts and Science Museum and had a photo opportunity of the outside of the Capitol.   The students enjoyed the Mall of Louisiana. Sunday, Bro. Jay brought the message on 2 Timothy 3:1-2.  He talked about being thankful.  He said, “There’s power in being thankful.  Thankfulness brings humility.” Lottie Collier will sing and lead the music at Old Bethel Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m.  Everyone is welcome. Kaleidoscope will be Friday, Feb. 23. Registration is 4-9 p.m. Saturday, registration is 8:30 a.m- 3:30 p.m.  The cost is $55 from Feb. 6.  Registration deadline is Feb.19.

Kaleidoscope will be at First Baptist Church, Pineville.  The theme is “Obedience.” The speaker will be Katie Orr.  The fourth Friday fish at Clara Springs is Feb. 23 and Social Springs Baptist Church will cook.  Serving starts at 5:15 p.m. Brothers Keepers Motorcycle Club 17 will sell plate lunches March 10.  On the menu are chicken, Down Home sausage or hamburgers with baked beans, potato salad, bread, dessert and a drink.  The cost per plate is $8 or $10 for two meats.  Get a ticket now from any member of BKMC. Also, on March 23, Brothers Keepers will have a crawfish boil from 5-8 p.m.  Get 4 pounds of crawfish, two potatoes, one corn and a drink for $20.  To order your ticket by March 16, contact Mark Waskom at 318-332-9870.