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Friends of the Library Old Book Sale October 17.

Cochran Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold an Old Book Sale October 17 from 9 am-5 pm at the old high school library on ninth street.  Selections include romance, thriller, drama, and children's.  Prices range from $.25 to $5. Proceeds will benefit the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library.  To learn more about Friends of the Library, visit their Facebook page.

Cochran church to hold Revival services.

Lakeview Baptist Church will hold Revival services October 18-21.  Times are 11 am and 6 pm that Sunday, 7 pm Monday-Wednesday. Speakers are as follows. Sunday AM: Dr. Dennis Phillips, PM: Rev. Keith Rustin. Monday: Dr. Lane Collins. Tuesday: Dr. Jeff Waters. Wednesday: Rev. Darren Talley.  The church is located at 203 Lakeview Church Road in Cochran.

Youth rally during open week for football draws big crowd.

Youth rally during open week for football draws big crowd.

As it was an off week for BCHS football, the annual Friday Night Light youth rally was held.  This year's event took place at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, a collaberative effort between them, Cornerstone Church of Cochran, and House of Grace.

Organizers estimate at least 80 youth attended.  Worship was led by Matthew White and the Matthew White Band. White is student ministires pastor and leads worship at Cornerstone.  Shane Allen, former Pastor of Students and current outreach pastor at House of Grace, delievered the message.


Bleckley NAACP Youth Council Freedom Fund Banquet October 24.

The Bleckley County NAACP Youth Council Fredom Fund Banquet will be held October 24 at 5 pm at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department.  Guest speaker will be Minister Michael Scott, Associate Pastor of Lynwood Baptist Church in Hawkinsville.  Tickets are $10 youth, $15 adults.  A table for ten youth can be reserved for $150, a table for ten adults, $200.

Deadline to purchase tickets and tables is October 16.  Contact Dorris Harris for more information.  (478)397-4727, (478)934-7624, harr4958@bellsouth.net

Thirteenth annual Fall Buddy Ball October 3.

The 13th annual Fall Buddy Ball game will be October 3 at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department.  Buddy Ball is baseball for special needs children who normally would not get the opportunity to participate in team sports.  Children ages 3-17 in Bleckley, Dodge, and Pulaski Counties are invited to participate.  Participants are asked to be there by 9:45 am to get their T-Shirts, games start at 10 am.

Lunch will be provided.  For more information, contact Danette Rogers (478)934-2280, or Kathy Simmons, (478)374-6489.

Cochran church to hold youth rally October 2.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will host "Friday Night Lights," a rally for youth October 2 from 7-9 pm.  The church is located at 128 Abney Road in Cochran.

Cochran church to offer free ministerial training.

Grace Chapel Church of God of Prophecy will offer free ministerial training September 25-26.  September 25 will have a focus on worship, guest speaker Eric Thigpen.  Charlie Walker will teach discipleship that Saturay from 10 am-noon and Zayne Pritchett will teach evangelism from 1-3 pm.

Grace Chapel is located at 269 GA. 87.