Warrior, Corner and Hayden News by Evangeline Sloan

The North Jefferson News




Garden tip: Now is the time to pay attention to your rose plants. Trim back any dead branches. Water deep to reduce stress on the plant. Fertilize with any granular rose feed or a liquid that is recommended for roses. Only fertilize your rose plants this month and next, then get them ready for winter by placing mulch around the roots as the weather changes and the soil freezes. This will protect the roots and also reduces moisture loss.

• If you have pictures of your graduation, we need for you to get in touch with Ray Trotter at 647-3743. The pictures that hung in the hall were removed years ago. The alumni club is replacing and restoring the pictures to place in the hall of Warrior School. We are looking for the years: 1939, 1942, 1949, 1951, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1970 through 1978 and 1980 through 1992. If you have a copy of your annual and picture of the graduating class of these years, feel free to call me also.

• Happy belated birthday goes to: Doyle Clements on Aug. 2; Mack March on Aug. 5; Sue Bradley Aug. 6; Nicole Hancock on Aug. 8; Rooster Kilgore Aug. 17; Nancy Mayfield on Aug. 17; my granddaughter, Alison Sloan and Evangeline Winnett-Sloan on Aug. 18; to Matthew Mikell and Trista Jenkins (her parents are Keith and Lisa, her sister is Lacey) on Aug. 19; Estelle Kilgore on Aug. 20; Ron Baty and Mary Crane on Aug. 21; George Ray James on Aug. 22; and to Haley Brooks and Blake Mikellon on Aug. 23. I hope each of you have a great year.

• Happy belated anniversary goes to Doyle and Tina Clements on Aug. 6. Hope you had a great day and wishing you the best year ever.

• Pray for Emily McBrayer, Jerome Bradford, Linda Busby, Jeff Purcell, Orine Jones, Phillip Sloan, Dee Sloan, Burlie James, Emma Swindle, Robert Swafford, Elizabeth Swafford, Essie Mae Lowe, LeVern James, Eskrine James and all that are sick.

• We need to pray for our troops that are in harms’ way and for the election that will be coming up.

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

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