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The best dodgers of all Saturday.

The best dodgers of all Saturday.

House of Grace church held their first annual dodgeball tournament Saturday morning.  It was a benefit for Pastor Shane Allen's upcoming mission trip to Uganda.  Five teams participated.  Organizers were happy since it was their first one.

The winning team had members from a fellow Bleckley church.  The team of Jody Kirkpatrick, Austin Jones, Dusty Jones, Eli Belflower, Mason Kirkpatrick, Jacob Smith, and Tristan Cooper won.  Their name was "Las Vegas Police Department" and most were members of Bethany Baptist Church.

House of Grace does plan to hold future tournaments.

Golf tournament benefiting Promise of Hope August 8

Promise of Hope will sponsor the first annual Men's Swing For Hope golf tournament August 8 at Uchee Trail Country Club in Cochran.

Cost is $200 per team and the tournament has an 8 am shotgun start. There will be door prizes, a raffle, food and drinks, as well as prizes for the top three places. Proceeds benefit Promise of Hope. 

For more information, contact the Cochran campus, 478-934-0774, or Steve Brown, 478-279-2221.

Cochran church to hold kids music camp

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold "Amazing Grace Race: In His Steps, in my shoes." July 6-10 from 6-9 pm.

The music camp is open for children ages 4-12. Cost is $35 and includes dinner.  

To register or for more information, call 478-934-0810.

Church holds VBS commencement ceremony

Church holds VBS commencement ceremony

Ruth Baptist Church in Cochran held Vacation Bible School commencment Thursday night. The theme was "Camp Kilamanajaro."  

Volunteers said about 55 children attended each night. At the ceremony, sang songs and quoted verses taught during the week. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed pizza, salad, and deserts in the fellowship hall.

Dodgeball tournament to benefit pastor's mission trip.

Many people remember playing dodgeball during recess or PE while in school.  On June 27, one church is hoping people will play that childhoold game so one of their staff can visit Uganda.  

House of Grace church in Cochran is hosting a dodgeball tournament June 27 starting at 9 am.  Proceeds will go toward Pastor Shane Allen's mission trip to Uganda.  Allen is the former student pastor of HOG who moved into mission and outreach this past January.

Cost is $5 per person for a six on six double elimination tournament.  Teams can have six to ten people, any combination of men, women, and youth.  To register or for more information, call 478-319-2646, or email HOGDodgeball@gmail.com

Grease was the word Friday night

Grease was the word Friday night

Bleckley Theatre Summer Camp held the first of three community performances of this year's selection, Grease, Friday night at the city auditorium.

The cast was made up of campers who had been working hard under the direction of Mi Waters and Kelli Greer for the past week and a half.

To see more photos from Friday, click here.

Bleckley Theatre Summer Camp to perform Grease.

Bleckley Theatre Summer Camp will have performances of Grease June 12 and 13 at the Cochran city auditorium. Showtime is 7 pm both days with a 2 pm matinee that Saturday. Admission is $5 adults, $3 for children 10 and under.