North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

Community News

November 2, 2009

Community News for Nov. 2, 2009


Evangeline Sloan is The North Jefferson News correspondent for the Warrior, Corner and Hayden communities. She can be reached at 647-9655.

Sardis festival held this month

Morris / Kimberly News By Lisa Barnwell

The Sardis community is having is first annual community fall festival on Nov. 14 from 4 to 9 p.m at Sardis Baptist Church. There will be games for the kids and adults. There will also be a quilt show for the girls and old car show for the guys. A hayride for the kids will begin at 8 p.m. A turkey giveaway will also be held. This will be a huge event for the community of Sardis. Everyone is invited to attend. For more info, contact Jeni Crane at 647-7126.

• If you have any news for me, just let me know. Have a great week.

Lisa Barnwell is The North Jefferson News correspondent for the Kimberly and Morris communities. She can be reached at 647-2912, 903-5602 or email

Love’s Crossing church to host bash on Nov. 7

Trafford News By Cathy Doyle

We have a new church in Trafford — New Generations — located at the old Trafford Church of God. Welcome.

• November 7 is our com-munity bash at Love’s Crossing Church of God from 2 p.m. to dark and will end with fireworks (unless it rains).

• Thirst is Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.

• Happy birthday to my co-workers: Carol Goss and Rhonda McGowin on Nov. 15; Dr. Oliver Harper on Nov. 17; Dr. Chris Harper on Nov. 23. I hope they are all great.

• Happy birthday to: Austin Bryant and Garland White Sr. on Nov. 2; Debbie Lowe on Nov. 4; Peggy Rhodes on Nov. 5; Hanna Lowe on Nov. 6.

• Please remember in prayer Evangelist Mike Suggs and his family.

Cathy Doyle is The North Jefferson News correspondent for the Trafford community. She can be reached at 647–1828.

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  • Last day for ball registration

    Today is last day for Morris Youth Association baseball/softball registration. You can register at Warrior Elementary School Gym from 9 a.m. till noon. The cost is $145 for ages 5-12 and $65 for ages 3-4. 

    February 15, 2011

  • Winter camp meeting set for Feb. 20

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner; remember all those you love, not just on Valentine’s Day, but every day. We are not promised tomorrow, so lets make every day count.

    February 15, 2011

  • Remember your loved ones this week

    Happy birthday to my oldest daughter, Raygan Pelkey. Raygan is turning 4 Tuesday. Raygan, you have been such a blessing to raise and I am honored and privileged to have you as my daughter.

    February 15, 2011

  • Liver U talk coming to Fultondale

    Fultondale City Council meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and the fourth Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Fultondale City Hall. Meetings are open to the public.

    February 15, 2011

  • What to do at the first sign of bugs

    Garden tip: At the first sign of bugs, mix one quart of warm water, five drops of liquid soap, five drops of ammonia and one drop of Listerine mouthwash.

    February 15, 2011

  • Use banana peels for plants

    Garden Tip: When you boil eggs, keep the water that the eggs were boiled in along with the egg shells. You can pour the water and shells around tomato plants to keep down blossom-end rot.

    August 18, 2010

  • A mixture to keep white flies away

    Garden tip: White flies are on several plants at this writing. Mix one tablespoon of dish liquid with 1/4 cup of Listerine mouth wash with 1/4 cup of ammonia and one tablespoon of garlic powder. Over spray with this mixture in one gallon of warm water. Use the spray mixture while the water is still warm. You can use a quart sprayer or a gallon sprayer.

    July 19, 2010

  • Mixture to solve fern problems

    If you are having trouble with your ferns, use this mixture.

    June 28, 2010

  • Mixture to use when transplanting shrubs

    Garden tip: When you transplant a shrub or tree, mix in one gallon of warm water, 1/3 cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of baby shampoo, 4 tablespoons of instant tea granules and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion.

    June 1, 2010

  • Autism events scheduled for April

    April is Autism Awareness Month. There are a couple of things going on in the area. You can visit for more information, to register for these events, or to make a much-needed donation to this wonderful organization.

    April 9, 2010