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Cochran Dairy Queen to be part of Miracle Treat Day Thursday

Cochran Dairy Queen will once again be part of the Miracle Treat Day event done by stores Thursday.  

They will donate $1 from all Blizzard sales and ten percent of all other sales to the Children's Hospital at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.

Weather again keeps BCHS off the softball field

Weather again keeps BCHS off the softball field

The Lady Royals tried again to get some pre season softball work in by traveling to Southern Pines for a scrimmage tournament hosted by West Laurens. After about an hour weather delay, Bleckley took the field versus the host Lady Raiders. But in the fourth inning, a warning from the lightning detector cleared all fields. Conditions never improved and with rain falling an hour later, games were cancelled.

BCHS will try again Monday, traveling to Rochelle to play Wilcox County in a doubleheader.

Game times are 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Prayer Walk for Bleckley Schools August 2

The annual prayer walk for Bleckley schools will be August 2 at 6 p.m.

A brief service will be held inside the high school gym. People are then invited to span out to the high school, as well as Bleckley Elementary, Primary, and Middle School, to walk the hallways and pray for students, teachers, and administrators.  

Schools will be open until 8 p.m.

Bleckley Health Department Back to School Bash July 31

The Bleckley County Health Department will hold a Back to School Bash from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 31.

It's designed to promote vaccines for back to school. Activites include face painting, popcorn, snow cones, a bounce house, as well as Princesses with a Purpose characters. Open to children in Pre-K through seventh grade.

For more inforation, call Debbie Martin, (478) 934-6590, or email Debbie.martin@dph.ga.gov. The health department is located at 152 N. 8th Street in Cochran.

Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir to perform at Cochran church

The Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir will be at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church July 26 at 6 p.m.

According to a description on their website, the concert will include Ugandan drum songs, songs sang in both the Lugandan and English languages, including some familiar to Americans. They will sing, dance and worship and their performance is described as not just a performance, but a worship service.

For more information, call the church office (478)934-0810. Mt. Calvary Baptist is located at 128 Abney Road.

Cochran church holding backpack, school supply giveaway July 25

First Baptist Church will hold their second annual backpack and school supply giveaway July 25 from 2 p.m. until supplies run out. They will also have copies of school supply lists to help parents with required supplies for each grade.  

The drive is sponsored by First Baptist, Macedonia, Ruth and Union Hill Baptist Churches. First Baptist is located at 101 S. Second St.

Cochran church to hold Homecoming, Revival services

Macedonia Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming July 26.  Services start at 10:15 am.

Special music by Full Circle. Message delivered by Pastor Cole Morris.

Revival will be held July 27-29 at 6:30 pm. Various special music with the message delivered by Bro. Al Haywood.

For information on either, contact Morris, 478-278-98-30, or email morrisministries@yahoo.com. The church is located at 1100 Macedonia Church Road.