Sherman News, July 11, 2012

The former employees of Sherman Fruit of the Loom met on June 23 at Cravin' Catfish in Sherman. Leland Taylor was the emcee, while Norman Bradley welcomed everyone to the party and Charles Gammel gave the invocation. About 65 people attended and enjoyed fellowship with each other. One special former employee that everyone was glad to see was Flora Mae Martin.  On her birthday in February, she will reach the 100 year mark! She is still very active. Everyone looks forward to seeing Flora and all the others in 2014 at the next reunion.

Fireworks were aplenty at the Sherman Ball Park the night of July 4.  The Sherman Fire Department put on a fireworks display that was enjoyed by approximately 500 people.  The Sherman Events Committee sold burgers and hotdogs to make money for next year’s fireworks.

Pontotoc County is still under a burn ban through July 31. Sherman Fire Department is asking residents to not burn outside.

The Sherman Public Library will host an adult reading program during the month of July. You could win prizes!  Call the library at 840-2513 for more information.

Tri-County Baptist will be having Vaction Bible School July 22 – 25. Activities begin at 6 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for ages preschool through sixth grade.

Rachel Kirby went to the Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 2 – 6.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Danny James Wigginton III, infant son of Danny James Wigginton Jr. and Amanda Susan Chapin Wigginton, who died Monday, July 2, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.