Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The St. James Primitive Baptist Church Brotherhood will hold its annual Men's Day on Sunday, Nov. 25. Elder Kenny Anderson, pastor at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia, will be the guest speaker.

On Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the men of St. James will hold their first annual cook-off. All the "best male cooks" at your church are invited to bring their grill, cookware and competitive spirit to vie for the title of "Grill Master."

The entry fee is $25 per participant. Prizes will be awarded for the best steak, chicken, chili and hamburger made at the competition. There will also be a two-man scramble for games of horseshoes. The entry fee is $20 per team. For information call 931-359-9165.

The Moore Old County Jail Museum is hosting the Tour of Homes 2007 in Lynchburg, Tenn., on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and pre-sale tickets are available at Lynchburg Gifts & More on the east side square and the Old Jail Museum.

The tour is in conjunction with the town-wide event "Christmas in Lynchburg." All tour proceeds go toward continued preservation of the Old Jail Museum, located just off the square in downtown Lynchburg.

Featured homes include the home and guest cottage of Jimmy Bedford, master distiller; Ledford Mill Bed and Breakfast and gift shop; Lynchburg Cake & Candy Co.; and three homes in the Tim's Ford Lake area.

For additional information on the 2007 Tour of Homes in Lynchburg contact Joyce Benwell, Moore County Historical Society at Old Jail Museum 931-993-1791 or Virginia Bracey at the Chamber of Commerce at 931-759-4111.

The Horton Highway Utility District will celebrate 50 years of service by serving hamburgers and hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at 102 S. Main St. in Chapel Hill. All customers are welcome to help us celebrate.

Chapel Hill Boy Scout Troop 352 will conduct a flag retirement service Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at the third pavilion in Henry Horton State Park.  The pubic is invited. Anyone wishing to have a flag retired should contact Tracy Price at 931-364-5079.