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Cochran churches holding Fall Festivals.

A pair of Cochran churches will be holding Fall Festivals November 1-2.  Limestone Baptist Church's Fall Festival will be November 1 from 5-7 pm at the sotball field.  Activies include a bounce house and cake wallk, food and candy available.  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold their Fall Festival at the church November 2 starting at 4:30 pm.   Activities include Trunk or Treat, giant slide, and hay ride.  Dinner served.

Cochran church to hold Hallelujah Party Festival.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran will hold a Hallelujah Party Festival October 31 at 6:30 pm in their new building located at 129 Beech Street (the former IGA/Flea on the Beach.)  There will be food, games and a Biblical Costume Contest (trophies awarded.)  Ages are children (1-12) and teens/adults (13 and up.)

Cochran church to host bluegrass band

Bethany Baptist Church will welcome Jess Darsey and the Cabin Point Bluegrass Band October 26 at 6 pm. Bethany is located at 608 Highway 26 East in Cochran.

Story time at the Cochran Library October 15.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be October 15 at 10 am.  Anette Townsend will be guest reader.  The event is presented by the Bleckley County Reitred Educators.

Youth rally to be held at Hillside Family Campgrounds.

"Friday Night Light," a community youth rally, will be held October 3 at Hillside Family Campground, 592 Georgia 87 Business District, in Cochran.  Services last from 7-8:30 pm with a bonfire planned from 8:30-10.  Worship will be led by Cochran native Zack Phinazee and the Christ Chapel Warner Robins youth band.  The message will be brought by Jeremy Ikner, youth pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dublin.

Faith-based Girls Club meets at Hillside Family Campgrounds.

"Keepers of the Faith" girls club is a Bible-based club for girls ages 7-17.  They meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Hillside Family RV Park, 592 Georgia 87 in Cochran.  According to a release from the group, girls are taught skills such as scripture memorization, crafts, and "to develop a servant’s heart through learning how to love others by serving."

For more information, call Helen Cueno, 770-973-2089.

Fall Buddy Ball set for October 4

The twelveth annual Fall Buddy Ball game is set for October 4 at the Cochran-Bleckley Rec. Department.   It's open to special needs children ages 3-16.  Buddy Ball is a game of baseball for special needs children who normally wouldn't get to participate in team sports.

It lasts from 9:30 am-noon.  Participants are asked to be there by 9:45 to get their shirts.  Games start at 10 am with lunch to follow.