In March, my dad ordered a new grill. Last week, the grill finally arrived.
You must understand, though, this isnâ€™t just any grill. This is a wood burning grill that can burn as hot as around 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. This grill arrived on an 18-wheeler and weighs a little more than 450 pounds.
Mt. Hermon M.B. Church designated the month of July as Pastor Tim Brinkley Appreciation Month. The Wise Ones Senior Ministry recently hosted a luncheon in recognition of his six years of strong leadership. Area Pastors joined joined together for the luncheon and were unable to attend the Sunday service. Also in attendance were surprise guests Mayor Robbie Robinson, former Police Chief Bill Ladd, Assistant Chief Gary Turner, present and former police officers. A number of them shared fond remembrances of working with Brinkley and offered support for his ministry and community minded mission.
In case you have been wondering why everything in my garden is dead, let me assure you itâ€™s for a good reason. I spent last week on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with my high school classmates who were celebrating our â€śsenior trip.â€ť My bone-dry underdeveloped tomatoes being eaten by stink bugs were the furthest thing from my mind.
Oak Hill Academy has been an inspiration for two authors in the past five years.
There was Bobby Coleâ€™s reference to the small West Point school in his book â€śThe Dummy Lineâ€ť in 2008.
While not mentioned in â€śSomething Bigger,â€ť the school certainly played a part in the writing process of author Caroline Pugh.