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4B THE TENNESSEAN SturdayMAY 4. 198S Town Chooses FOLDING TABLES 5 -6 -8 -35 to '49" FOLDING CHAIRS iSt0i7M ACME DISCOUNT 510 DAVIDSON ST. NASHVILLE, TN. 242-0012 MiD-sqml NEWS H V UPDATE Mr-U SOUTH HARPETH CHURCH OF CHRIST HOMECOMING Sunday, May 12 10:00-Mornlng Worship 11:30-Dinner on the Grounds 1:00-Singing EVERYONE WELCOME! Old Harding Road '""Tf- V f It Rev. James A. Mays New executive presbyter Rev. Beverly Asbury To receive award 1st Since Merger Church of Christ 5800 HILLS BORO ROAD AT TYNE BLVD. 38J9714 Mack Wayne Craig, Minister Sunday 10:00 A.M. "Origins of Denommationalism' Sunday 6:30 P.M. Worship In Song Wednesday Service 7;00 Eddie Montgomery, Song Leader rare i I" NOW THRU MAY 12 AT MADISON LESSONS TO STRENGTHEN FAMILIES 8 & 11AM WORSHIP "COMMITTMENT IS THE KEY" Jim Mankin-Preaching 6:30 AMAZING GRACE DIVORCE! WHEN IT ALL COMES TUMBLING DOWN" ill ew FresEowver T Be Siisf oiled BELL ROAD CHURCH OF CHRIST Bible Study 9 A.M. Worship 10 A.M. and 6:30 P.M. Wednesday 7 P.M. "Teaching and Practice by Bible Authority" . Jim Caplinger, Minister 1608 Bell Rd. 3 Miles West ol 1-24 Metropolitan Interdenominational Church "Citizens of the World" SUNDAY WORSHIP 9:30 A.M. The Maxwell House Hotel (located in Metro Center) Edwin C. Sanders, ll-Pastor Donna McElroy, Minister of Music CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 145 5th Ave, North (Downtown) Dial A Devotional . 292-0372 Daily Broadcast 12:15 PMWN AH 1360 Stan Gunalman Song lead f Thomas C. Whitfield, Minister Bible Study 9:45 AM Sunday Worship 10:50 AM & 6:00 PM Wednesday, 7:30 PM Sunday Services for the Deaf 10:45 AM & 6:00 PM FRANK RUSHING MINISTER Belle Meade Belmont McKendree West End LX1 THESE UNITED 121 Davidson Church Acklen Ave. Worship 523 Church p.m. Church 2200 West Mayor, Council After 5 Years RICHARD CITY, Tena (AP) For the first time in five years, this onetime bustling industrial town near the f Tennessee-Alabama line has a mayor ; and city council. ' In an election once threatened by a ' lawsuit seeking to revoke the city's J charter, Robert Carter, 43, was elected mayor Thursday by a 33-32 margin over Timothy Malone. Carter ran on a promise to retain the charter and the town's name, claiming the sleepy community adjacent to South Pittsburg has the potential for attracting business and industry and advocating a municipal tax to pay for necessary services. "We'll have our own city marshal," said Carter before the results were in. "That's all we'll need because everybody's got their own gun. They can take care of themselves. Besides, we've got zero crime rate here." Malone had argued that Richard City should surrender its charter because it does not have enough sources , of tax revenue to run a city. Earlier this year, Viola Johnson, the town recorder, said Richard City had $42.79 in its checking account and $120 in its federal revenue-sharing fund. Richard City was established as a company town in 1907 when Dixie Portland Cement opened a plant outside South Pittsburg, but the plant closed three years ago after workers formed a unioa The 1980 census reported 87 residents. The last elected officials were voted into office in 1978 and their terms expired in 1980. Although Malone lost two people in favor of revoking the charter, James E Chance, 48, and Lydia E Cordell, 49, won election to the council. Chance defeated Paul Rutledge 43-22 and Ms. Cordell was a 35-31 winner .over Ernest Ray Blevins. Sixty-seven people voted in the election, compared to just 16 in the 1978 election, according to election officials. Incest Figure Probed For Parole Violations CHARLOTTE Term. Danny Bass, convicted last year of incest charges involving his 1978 marriage to his mother, could serve a five-year prison term if his reported parole violations are verified, officials said. "It has been reported to our office by a concerned individual that he Bass has bought or has bought an interest in, or is managing or working at an establishment that exists for the , sole purpose of selling alcoholic 1; beverages,'?' Assistant District "Attorney General Dan Cook said here yesterday. "That would be a violation of the terms and conditions of his sentence." Bass, 27, of Dickson, pleaded no contest Dec 13 to a felony incest charges and guilty to one count of per jury, involving his statement to grand , jurors here that he did not know Mary Ann Carton Bass was his mother when they married. HOMECOMING '85 EASTSIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 2518 GALLATIN ROAD MAYS, 1985 11:00 AM & 3:OOPM BRO. KENNETH FLEMING, SPEAKHR BRMG YOUR FAMLV TO BBLE SCHOOL CLACKS FOR ALL AGES t SPECIAL GROUPS. Sunday, May 12-ALL DAY Paul Faulkner Speaks MADISON OLD HICKORY BLVD. & GALLATIN RD. FOCUS ON FAMILY. FILM WED., 7 PM, THRU MAY 1STH METHODIST CHURCHES Welcome You Small Vote Seen For White Bluff WHITE BLUFF, Term. Dection officials here predict a light turnout for today's White Bluff elections in which three at-large board of aldermen positions will be filled. Incumbent Elon Williams, 52, a three-term veteran of the board, is among five candidates seeking two-year terms. Two other incumbents, Jim Reed and Gregory Harmon, have chosen not to seek re-election. Harmon was named city fire chief here earlier this year. . Joining Williams in the race are Mike Felts, assistant manager of the Chappell Cee Bee store here; David Pickard, contract supervisor for South Central Bell in Nashville; Eddie Heath, an employee of AVCO Aeros-tructures Division, and Vance Smith, who works for Ivey"s Mechanical Contractors in Nashville. The terms of Mayor Jimmy Brown and the two other aldermen will expire in 1987. Christiana Blaze Believed Arson MURFREESBORO A fire that gutted the home of Billy Hinton Jr. on US. 231 near Midland Road in Christiana yesterday was probably due to arson, fire officials here said. "There was a window broken and some guns were missing," said John D.Wiseman of the Rutherford County Fire Department. "So we are fairly sure it was arson." Two other homes were destroyed by fires in Rutherford County yesterday. One, the residence of EE West on Highway 96 West, was apparently caused by a loose fitting on a butane heater, officials said. According to Tommy Sanf ord of the Franklin Road Fire Department, the house was a total loss. Sanf ord added that the house was destroyed before his department was even notified of the fire. The other house fire occured at the home of A. J. Wade on Weakley Lane outside of Smyrna Officials are not sure of the cause of the blaze. No one was injured in any of the three house fires, officials said., Coach Sentenced On Sex Charges TAZEWELL, Term. (AP) A coach at Claiborne County High School has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to rape and sexual battery charges involving four male students. Charles R. Hopson, 32, of Tazewell, entered the guilty pleas and was sentenced on Thursday. He was a physical education instructor and assistant baseball and basketball coach at the high school. Assistant District Attorney Jeff Blevins said some of the incidents occurred at Soldiers Memorial Junior High School where Hopson previously taught The children involved were aged 13-18. District Attorney Paul Phillips said Hopson faced a possible 20-year sentence but the lighter term was recommended because the defendant pleaded guilty and avoided a trial. "Our primary interest at the beginning of this case is what the children would have to go through," Blevins said. "This protected the children from disclosure." Sewanee Names Bishop Chancellor SEWANEE Term. (AP) The Right Rev. Charles Judson Child Jr., the Episcopalian bishop of Atlanta, was named chancellor of the University of the South yesterday by the university's board of regents. Child attended the University of the South and its school of theology, earning a bachelor's degree in 1944 and a master of divinity degree three years later. After being ordained, Child served 16 years as rector of St, Bartholomew Church in Hohokus, NJ, then was canon pastor of the Cathedral of St Philip in Atlanta. In 1977, he was elected suffragan bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta and became bishop in November 1983. The vice chancellor is president of the university, which Is operated by the Episcopal Church. The chancellor presides at meetings of the board of trustees and is an ex-of ficio member of the board of regents. By RAY WADDLE Tennessean Religion News Editor The Rev. James A. Mays will be installed as new executive presbyter of the Presbytery of Middle Tennessee at 3:30 p.m tomorrow at First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon. Mays, elected to the position in January, is the presbytery's first area executive since the United Presbyterian Church USA and the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. merged to become the Presbyterian Church USA, There are 17,500 Presbyterians in the Midstate area. The presbytery office is at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Brentwood. The executive presbyter acts as the presbytery's chief executive officer. Responsibilities include guiding the training of clergy and laity, encouraging church growth and starting new congregations. Mays, a Greeneville native, was educated at Maryville College and at Princeton Theological Seminary. He was formerly area executive for the United Presbyterian Church USA and has been a pastor as well as a mission counselor for the Synod of the South in Atlanta. Speaking at tomorrow's installation service will be Dr. Clinton Marsh, for- mer president of Knoxville College. The Rev; Beverly Asbu3ry,'univerS-ty chaplain and director "of religious affairs at Vanderbilt University, will receive the first Humanitarian Award of the Hadassah Southern Region when Hadassah, women's Zionist group, meets here tomorrow through Tuesday. Delegates from five states are expected for the 47th annual regional conference, which will be at the Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel. The theme is "Remembrance and Rebirth: 40 Years since Liberation." Hadassah, an educational and fund-raising group, is the largest women's volunteer organization in the United States, claiming more than 370,000 members, according to its literature. About 750 live in Nashville. The group operates a major Israeli hospital, the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. Asbury, a native Georgian and Presbyterian minister, was instrumental in founding the Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt and the university's Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Series. He will receive his award during a banquet tomorrow that begins at 7:15 p.m Other activities will include a motivation workshop, business and fund-raising sessions as well as Israeli music. Dr. Peter Haas, professor in Jewish Rd. near Harding Rd. Worship 8:30 and 1 1:00 school 9:45. Durward McCord Jr. 352-6210 at 21st in Hillsboro Village, Communion 8:30 10:30, Church school 9: 15. Joe E. Pennel, 383-0832 St. Downtown: Worship 8:30. 11:00 and 7:00 school 9:45. Billy E. Craighead 255-8677 End Ave. across from Vanderbilt. Worship 8:30 and 1 1:00. Church school 9:45. Russell T. Montfort 321-8500 in i o mi. i. mi ..u. ii h Ik " if 1 w You Are Invited to a Glorious Revival at Westwood Baptist Church 6100 Charlotte Starting Sun. Mom. May 5 & continuing thru Fri., May 10 with a service daily Mon. 10:30 am Eve. 7:30 pm studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, will lead a seminar at 7:45 p.m. Monday on "Survivors after the Holocaust" in which local Holocaust survivors will participate. Elaine Kopp, a Pennsylvania native who now works in Israel for a department dealing with town development in Galilee, will speak at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. "Access and Opportunities in Higher Education" will be the theme of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. banquet at 7:30 p.m Friday at the Women's Building at Tennessee State University, sponsored by Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship. TSU president Frederick Humphries will be keynote speaker at the banquet which also will feature a jazz ensemble from the school. Proceeds will go to the Hillary Parks Fund, designed to defray medical costs of Nashville resident Hillary Parks, who has leukemia, according to the Rev. Marcel Kellar, president of IMF. Parks is the son of the Rev. Hillary Parks Jr. of Bethel AME Church. Tickets are $15. Reservations should be made by noon Monday by calling 227-4317,320-7722 or876-3581. A Bible Challenge board game contest will be held in Nashville June 1 at the Holiday Inn-Briley Parkway, 2200 Elm Hill Pike. Nashville is one of 15 cities selected to stage the contests this spring. Local individuals and teams can compete for gift certificates worth up to $100 and cash of up to $500. Entry blanks and rules are available at bookstores that carry the Bible Challenge game, designed by Bible Games, Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich. Local finalists are eligible to compete in a championship match at Wheaton College in Wheaton, 111., in September. Prizes there include a paid trip for four to the Holy Land. The contest questions are geared for the general public and based on the King James versioa The entry fee is $12. Applications and fees are due by May 15. Two Rivers Baptist Church, 2800 McGavock Pike, will hold a revival tomorrow through Friday, led by evangelist and author Ralph W. Neighbour Jr. The revival includes a daily lunch at noon and a nightly service at 7 p.m Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church, 2708 Jefferson St, will hold 98th anniversary services tomorrow with the Rev. Curtis Goodwin of Watson Grove Baptist Church speaking at 3:30 p.m. and the Rev. J.K Alexander of Cleveland Street Baptist Church speaking at 7:30 p.m. "Her hearing just wasn't good, but she was in good shape and her mind was clear," Davis said. "I think she just thought she had enough time. If she had just gone six more inches, this wouldn't have happened." Carpenter was struck about 10:45 a.m. by an eastbound Seaboard System Railroad train. According to information given Davis by a witness, the elderly woman appeared to be aware of the train, whose operators sounded the whistle and applied brakes. Davis said she had taken her mother to the grocery store the day before, and said her mother had discussed plans to move the cattle to the larger pasture yesterday. "She had her own car and was very active," Davis said. "Everybody in Hendersonville has seen her out cutting her grass." Evansefst Jamei Weaver Pastor Steve Weaver Phone 356-5228 9:15 & 10:45 A.M. Sunday - 7:00 P.M. Nightly LUNCHEON SERVICES, Monday-Friday, NOON to 1:00 P.M. Train Strikes, Fatally Injures Hendersonville Woman, 86 Soloist Johmy Ray Watson CMdCaie Provided Ralph Neighbour, Jr. EVANGELIST . 5 1 INTERPRETATION FOR DEAF SUNDAY AND EVENING SERVICES v t By DONNA DEARMORE Tennessean Slate Correspondent HENDERSONVILLE Tena A Hendersonville woman, 86, was injured fatally here yesterday when struck by a train as she attempted to walk across railroad tracks dividing her property. Margaret Carpenter, a resident of 366 W. Main St for 54 years, crossed the tracks just west of Old Shackle Island Road almost on a daily basis to tend her cattle grazing on either side, said police officials. Police investigators said they were unsure whether Carpenter knew the train was coming. Carpenter's daughter, Margaret Davis, said her mother "had just taken the cows across the tracks over to the pasture and had gotten them through the gate when she started back and the train hit her." , CHILDCARE AVAILABLE BIRTH THROUGH 3 YEARS Two Riucrs Baptist Church 2800 McGAVOCK PIKE NASHVILLE, TN 37214 Bill Cox MUSIC EVANGELIST DR. I ROY EDGEMON, INTERIM PASTOR r ' v.'. ' ' ..,t!i WMifi i.mltVKliii: "BEST FILE COfI WAILAfetE" i. . ....

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