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Art exhibitions to resume at Middle Georgia State September 5.

The first Fall 2017 semester art exhibition for Peacock Gallery inside Russell Hall at Middle Georgia State University in Cochran will open September 5. "Rudy & Carolyn Mendes Art Exhibition" will open that night with a gallery talk by the artists and reception at 6 pm. The work will be on display through October 6. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, 8 am-noon on Fridays.

Golf tournament will benefit church youth missions.

The Jimmy Hill Memorial Golf Tournament will be held September 16 at the Woods Golf Course in Cochran.  Cost is $10 per person for the four-person scramble with proceeds benefitting Mt. Calvary Baptist Church youth mission projects.  Tournament will be nine holes.  Meal at 4:30 pm, golf starts at 5:30.  Call the church office, (478)934-0810, or Charlie Thompson at the Woods, (478)934-0731, for more information.

Bingo night a regular thing at "the Tower."

Bingo night a regular thing at "the Tower."

If you drive through Cochran on the last Saturday night of the month, you'll likely see cars parked in front of Strong Tower Ministries.  That's because the last Saturday is bingo night.  From 6-8 pm, a free bingo game is held, complete with prizes.  Started in March, Pastor Chris Bambrough (who calls out the numbers) said the game was a community event.  Child care is available, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Services are held Sundays at 10:30 am, Wednesdays at 7:30 pm.  Lean more about Strong Tower by visiting their website.

Cochran church holding monthly bingo game Saturday.

Strong Tower Ministries will hold their monthly bingo game August 25 from 6-8 pm.  Admission is free, children 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  Light refreshments served, prizes awarded.  The church is located at 186 E Dykes St.

Car wash will benefit trip to church women's conference.

House of Grace Church's Women's Ministry will hold a car wash September 2 from 9 am-1 pm at the Citizens Bank of Cochran, 124 E Dykes St. Proceeds will go toward their October trip to a women's conference in Chickamauga.

"BCHS Honors Biology Day" at Cochran Dairy Queen August 19.

August 19 will be "BCHS Honors Biology Day" at Cochran DQ Grill & Chill.  Students from the high school Honors Biology class will be collecting donations and the restaurant will donate a portion of all sales to the class.  Proceeds will go toward the annual class trip to SeaCamp.

A night of family comedy.

A night of family comedy.

Whie the walls of House of Grace Church in Cochran echo with the sounds of worship and praise on Sundays, they echoed with laughter and applause Saturday night as comedian Lisa Mills appeared.  Mills, a Warner Robins native, shared her southern-inspired everyday tales of life, sprinkled with generous amounts of humor.  

You can lean more about Mills by visiting her website.