- Birch Ridge Community Church, 33325 Echo Lake Road, will host G-Force Adventure Park Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 20-24 for children ages 4 years - 6th grade. Call 907-260-6705.
To me, July is "America the Beautiful" month, hands down. I heard a collage of old hymns on the Fourth of July sung by a church choir that brought me to tears. It reminded me of the America that I once knew, the America I grew up in as a child.
The knee-jerk reaction to wipe out the Confederate battle flag because of horrible shootings got a few of us to wondering about flags. Specifically, we couldn't remember what the Georgia flag looks like these days.
Jonathan and Jennifer Shoemaker of Sterling announce the birth of their son, Logan Garrison Shoemaker, at 1:38 a.m. on June 19, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 1/4 inches. He joins siblings Levi, Lyla, Linzi, and Luke Shoemaker.
Sarah Boles and Ross Baldwin were married in an outdoor ceremony on May 30, 2015, at Wolf Oak Acres in Oneida, New York.
A reception, dinner, and dance followed the afternoon ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Andrea Fagan and Jeff Boles.