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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.

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.

Young artists show off their talent.

Young artists show off their talent.

The Cochran-Bleckley Arts Alliance held their third annual Sidewalk Art Contest Saturday morning. Children, with provided materials, drew on the sidewalk in front of the Arts Alliance building. There were 23 participants Winners by division. Pre K- Eliana Agnew, fourth place. Kailee Bryant, third place. Levi Arnold, second place. Paige Bryant, first place. Elementary- Julie Arnold, fourth place. Alex Jones, third place. Andy Jones, second place. Ellen Arnold, first place. Middle School- Sierra Arnold fourth place. Kwang Seo, third place. Garrett Rogers, second place. Adryana Newbrey, first place.

Christian comedian at House of Grace August 12.

Comedian Lisa Mills, who has appeared on Netfix, Lifetime, and the Dove Channel, will perform at House of Grace August 12 at 7 pm.  Admission is free, donations accepted.  Learn more about Lisa Mills by visiting her website.  House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran.

Cochran church helps out with back to school shopping.

Cochran church helps out with back to school shopping.

School in Bleckley County starts August 4.  Saturday, hundreds still needing school supplies came to First Baptist Church's Hangar for their fourth annual backpack and school supply giveaway.  Volunteers from the church armed with supply lists from all schools helped distribute backpacks, colored pencisl, and other things required for class. Over 300 items were given away

The "Ugandan" Thunder rolled into Bleckley County last night.

The "Ugandan" Thunder rolled into Bleckley County last night.

The Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir performed at Mt. Calvary Bapitst Church.  Children in the choir are selected from schools and orphanages partnered with Pennies For Posho, a nonprofit that raises money to feed children in Uganda.  Money from a love offering taken will go toward feeding the children.  Audience members saw a video highlighting one of the schools supported, as well as enjoyed songs and dance perfomed by the choir.  To learn more about Ugandan Thunder, click here.

Back to School Prayer Walk for Bleckley Schools July 30.

A Back to School Prayer Walk will be held July 30 at 6 pm in the Bleckley County Middle School gym.  Following a short prayer service, atendees will be dismissed to all schools to walk and pray for the school year.  It's sponsored by the Bleckley Christian Learning Center.