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Cochran Friends of the Library holds old book sale

Cochran Friends of the Library holds old book sale

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library held an old book sale at the old BCHS library on ninth street.  A wide selection of books were for sale including mysteries, romance, and thrillers.  Proceeds benefit the Tessie W. Norris Library.  

Friends of the Library meets on the last Tuesday of the month at the old BCHS library.  You can learn more about the group by visiting them on Facebook.

Pork chop plate sale to benefit Bleckley couple's adoption efforts

Pork chop plate sale to benefit Bleckley couple's adoption efforts

Jared and Lori Denton of Cochran are in the final stages of adopting Ty, a child from China.  

To help raise funds needed for bringing him here, the Dentons along with friends are selling tickets for a pork chop dinner.  

Tickets are $8 and the plate includes a smoked pork chop, green beans, corn on the cob, bread, and desert.  

Plates can be picked up April 18 from 5-7 pm at Lakeview Baptist Church, 203 Lakeview Church Road, in Cochran.

To purchase tickets call Lori Denton, 478-235-9993 or Michelle Knighton, 478-595-0399.

Easter events at Bleckley churches

Easter events at Bleckley churches

Here are some of the upcoming Easter activities scheduled for churches in Bleckley County.  If you would like your church's service or other event listed, please email BleckleyProgress@aol.com 

April 11-13: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church adult choir presents The Road To Glory.  Performances are at 7 pm that Friday and Saturday, 6 pm on Sunday.

April 12:  Limestone Baptist Church- Egg hunt at the softball field 1-2 pm.

April 18, 20: Behold The Lamb presented by Bethany Baptist Church choir.  April 18 at 7 pm in the city auditorium, April 20 during 11 am service.

April 18- Limestone Baptist Church- Good Friday service at 7 pm.

Cochran community blood drive April 14.

There will be a blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross on April 14 from 2-7 pm in the main room of the County Extension Office on Peacock Street in Cochran.  

Horses training for Hawkinsville Harness Festival

 

Dozens of horses were training on Friday for the 41st Annual Harness Festival.

Harness Festival in Hawkinsville

Harness Festival in Hawkinsville

The Harness Festival's opening ceremonies are at noon Saturday with the races begining at 1 p.m.

Check details at hawkinsvilleharnessfestival.com

Cochran church to host luncheon benefiting youth/children's summer activities.

Cochran church to host luncheon benefiting youth/children's summer activities.

Limestone Baptist Church will have a luncheon after the 11 am service on April 12.  Ham, green beans, macaroni and cheese, along with desert, will be served.  Donations accepted, proceeds will go toward children's summer camp and youth mission trip.  Limestone Baptist is located at 874 Highway 257 in Cochran.