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Cochran church to hold Blessing of the Animals ceremony.

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a Blessing of the Animals ceremony Saturday at 10:30 am.  Pet owners are invited to bring their furry friends for a special blessing.  The church asks that all animals be on leashes or in pet carriers. Trinity Episcopal is located at the corner of Fifth and Cherry Streets in Cochran.

Local groups hosting car washes in Cochran Saturday morning.

If you're in Cochran Saturday morning and need your car washed, you have two opportunities to pay someone else to do it as well as support local fundraising.  Fierce Dancing Divas, a Bleckley-based competitive dance team, will be holding a car wash and bake sale at the Citizen's Bank from 9 am-1 pm.  The UnAshamed youth group at House of Grace will have a car wash at the church from 9 am-noon.  Proceeds benefit an upcoming trip to Wild Adventures.

Middle Georgia State releases finalized list of graduates

Middle Georgia State released a final list of graduates from the Class of 2015 Monday.  Here are the students who graduated from Cochran and their degrees.

These dogs had their day

These dogs had their day

Bleckley 4-H held a rabies clinic and pet show at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department Saturday.

There were goats and other animals on display in the petting zoo. Dr. Jim Rahn, of Eastman, demonstrated pet first aid. Dog owners could enter contests with their four legged friends including best tail wagging and best tricks.

The Greater Atlanta Dog and Disc Club had a pair of demonstrations.

Bleckley 4-H to hold rabies clinic

The Bleckley 4-H will hold a rabies clinic May 16 in conjuction with a pet show their sponsoring at the Cochran-Bleckley Recreation Department.  

Sponsored by 4-H and Bembry Veterinary Clinic, the cost is $10 per animal.  Vaccinations will be done from 10 a.m. - noon.

Cochran church holds benefit softball tournament

Cochran church holds benefit softball tournament

House of Grace held a six-team softball tournament Saturday.  Proceeds benefitted an upcoming mission trip to the Dominican Republic.  The church will host a motorcycle run raising funds for the same trip March 29.

 Cost is $25 with all participants entered into a $25 gift card drawing.  

Registration is at 8 a.m., kick stands up at 9.  The ride starts at the church, 133 Jac Arts Road.  Call Deanna Brady, 478-230-0807, for more information.