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Book sale will benefit church ministry infrastructure fund.

First Baptist Church will hold a book sale September 8 and 15 at their Senior Center, 109 SE Second Street in Cochran, located near the playground from 10 am-2 pm. Authors include Billy Graham, David Jeremiah, Karen Kingsbury, Jan Karon, Francine Rivers, John Grisham, Colleen Coble, and more. Cost is $1.00 for hardcover, $.50 for paperbacks. Proceeds will benefit the church ministry infrastructure fund.

Former BCHS football players in action this weekend.

Several former Royals playing college football will be in action starting tomorrow and on Saturday.  To read more, including how you can see them on TV or live, click here.

Golf tournament will benefit church youth missions.

The Jimmy Hill Memorial Golf Tournament will be September 15 at the Woods Golf Course, 421 Mac Thompson Road in Cochran. Cost is $10 per person. Hot dogs with all the trimmings served at 4:30 pm. Proceeds will benefit Mt. Calvary Baptist Church youth missions. Call the Woods to register or for more information, (478)934-0731.

Middle Georgia State's Peacock Gallery first art exhibition of fall opening September 4.

Peacock Gallery will hold a gallery talk and opening for their first art exhibit of the fall semester, the Daniel Montoute Art Exhibition, September 4 at 6 pm. It will be on display through September 28. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, 8 am-noon Friday. The gallery is located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus.

Many people came together who are "Pulling for Barry."

Many people came together who are "Pulling for Barry."

The command of "pull" followed by shotgun blasts could be heard echoing off Rebie Road in Bleckley County Saturday as clay shoot benefiting Barry Jones was held. Named “Pulling for Barry,” the shoot was to help Jones with the expenses associated with battling cancer. It was organized by Cochran Bank president Mary Ann Young, who knew Jones from his time as an appraiser for the bank. Family members. friends, as well as members of the BC Shotgun Team were also involved. Besides the clay shoot, there was also a bake sale, T-Shirt sale, and gun raffle. Organizers said at least 60 people participated. 

Turnovers cost Royals versus Veterans.

The Warhawks scored 28 points off five turnovers, including one on a bad defensive sequence in the third, to beat BCHS 49-21.  To read more, click here.

BCHS holds off East Laurens.

BCHS holds off East Laurens.

Good pitching and timely defensive plays helped the Lady Royals overcome a poor offensive day and defeat East Laurens 3-2 Thursday afternoon.  Click here for more.