Lake Claiborne State Park is hosting the Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers 2nd Annual Kids Cast Iron (3-Pot) Cook-off and Potluck Supper on March 28, and is open to the public.
Registration starts at 8 a.m. and, the fun begins at 9:30. Come and enjoy the day in the Park featuring; clinics, demonstrations, pancake relay races, hot dog lunch, kid’s cast iron (3-pot) cook-off, potluck supper, live music, prizes, raffles, hayrides and a campfire.
Miss Grambling State University 2013-14 is one of many campus queens at historically black colleges and universities competing in a national magazine contest — and she wants votes.
There are more than 100 HBCUs, but Ebony magazine publishes photographs and stories about only 10 HBCU queens based on the number of votes each gets. There are dozens of campus queens competing, and Ambra Brice, her royal court and the university are working hard to get one of the 10 available slots in an upcoming issue of the magazine.
The Saint Rest Baptist Church, Pastor Robert Bishop Simmons Pastor, far right, and wife Sis. Wanda Simmons recently presented its first Youth Round-Up. The theme was “Raising Giants: Intellectual — Strong and Courageous.” The event included five workshops: Praise dance with Sis. Chuntell Thomas, usher board with Sis. Lela Silas, Girl (2) Women with Minister Betty W. Bolton, brotherhood with Bro. Theodis Johnson and youth choir with minister Juan Hooper. The church thanks their supporters, committee workers and all who participated in making this project a success.
Spring flowers led the way through a wooded area to the beautiful home of Mary Ayres. She invited members into the Easter decorated great room. Co-hostesses, Carol Young, Beverly Sherman and Virginia Cook, helped serve refreshments while members visited.