Canít believe the year is half gone already. Be sure to have your survivor kits and your escape plan handy.

There wonít be a lunch at the Franklin County Senior Center today, July 4, but be watching for you next Thursday, July 11.

You can, however, join your friends and neighbors for a covered dish lunch at the Lanark Village Boat Club this afternoon, July 4. Donation is $3. Bring your favorite dish to share and enjoy the Fourth of July afternoon. Serving begins at 1 p.m. See ya there!

Later on, about dark thirty, come and watch the fireworks on the Carrabelle River. Have a safe and great Fourth of July.

Grilled chicken will be served, along with two sides, at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82, on Saturday, July 6. Food line forms at 5 p.m. and will continue until gone. Your donation of $8 will be collected at the bar.

Also on Saturday evening, July 6, you can dance the night away at the Franklin County Senior Center. Ron Vice will be on hand to spin the platters. Bring your favorite snack, beverage, your dancing shoes and your main squeeze. Cha, cha, cha! Fun starts at 7 p.m.

There will be a big moving sale on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, from 8 a.m. until noon. The contents of our rectory, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 109 Newman Drive, corner of Spring and Newman, and our house for visiting clergy will be for sale. We need volunteers, however, to help with this sale. Come by - thereís bound to be something you simply canít live without.

Be kind to one another check in on the sick and the housebound. Smile, Jesus loves you!

Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry.