The Richland Beacon-News from Rayville, Louisiana on July 10, 1984 · 4
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The Richland Beacon-News from Rayville, Louisiana · 4

Rayville, Louisiana
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Tuesday, July 10, 1984
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Paja 4THMdajr, July 10, 18S4-Th . Ejr: Gaorgla Pinkstoa BACK TO AVALON: How ratifying to find a lovsly young lady who it an avid rsadar and admirer of the writing! about King Arthur. She ia Lisa Condrey of Lake Providanca. Liu took ona of tha almost 100-ytir homaa on tha laka that was tha Ollfoil homo. Sha rsitored to tastefully and beautifully to the heyday of iti oarliar period, and call it Avalon House! Hare bed and breakfast are available for travelers, and here she also plans and cetera parties of varied assortments and sixes. The long front gallary has wicker, and high-back rockers, and swings, interspersed with green plants and cooled by ceiling fans. The long front lawn stretches down to the lakeside. Inside a reception room in period furniture of the early 1900's leads to a spacious dining area with exposed beama, chandelier, and large re-, freahment table. On tha occasion of our visit typical southern delicacies intermingled here with a luscious strawberry frappe, orange juice, and coffee in a silver urn. The central decor was a vivdly tinted arrangement of unbelievably huge red hibiscus blooms which gave accent to a subduced decor of period furniture. To the right, before continuing to enjoys The Richland Parish Council on Aging recently returned from a trip to the Worlds Fair in New Orleans. Those making the trip were Mar-jorie Holloway, Danzel Cobb, Carol Holloway, Edi Strong, Marie Parker, Ann Turner, Willie Gammill, Maybe lie Sharp, Levada Hartley, Jessie Aired, J.W. Curry, Eve Curry, Caasie Cook, Bernice Colvin, Ruby Ownes, Gail Peterson, Bob Meredith, Jeanette Meredith, Lula McMahon, Audrie Lohn, John Sas- Miss LeAnn Boughton honored with dinner ( Miss LeAnn Boughton and Mr. Lesley Thomason, whose wedding ia calendered for August 25, were the guests of honor for a dinner party on Saturday, June 30, in the home of Miaa Gloria Grant. Others co-hosting the event were Mrs. Ford Ware, Mrs. Emmett Hearold, and Mra. Jack Deere. Spring flowers were used throughout the house, with Shasta daiaiea on the dining table and at points of interest in the living room. Tables covered in . yellow clothes were comfortably arranged for dining and conversation. , A menu of fried fish, hush Shower honors Miss Lisa Ware Mrs. L. Yancey, Jr. and her daughter, Miaa Martha Yancey 'complimented popular bride-elect. Miss Lisa Ware, with a lingerie shower and rice bag party at the Yancey residence on Saturday, June 30. The wedding of Miaa Ware and Jerry Luzader will be an event of Saturday, July 14, at seven o'clock in the evening in the First Baptist Church with the Rev.. Charles Blackmon officiating. Guests were invited at eleven-thirty in the morning and were greeted at the door by the hostesses. The front door was cleverly decorated by a straw hat covered with a band of flowera. DOYcar:z:DLc6 North louitiono Leqol Richland BsscoaNswa, rtyvlUs, U. nxi. byneorne ti the dining area, guests could view at leisure three softly colorful bedrooms: tha first was of a gtntle green on walls, and white wicker furniture; the second In soft lav ender on the walls, and a graceful mosquito hotting over tha bed of white Iron, lending further authenticity; then tha third, tha blueroom, was also softly colored and appropriately furnished, lending serenity and comfort to overnight guest, who would be served a southern breakfast In tha morning. In other words, a "bed and breakfast" offering for tourists or any out-of-town guest, and all denoted by a reserved sign on the street-side, "Avalon House" in Lake Providence. The occasion of our vialt: a dear friend Margaret Surlaa, invited about 60 of our cheriehed frienda and contemporaries who cam on last Saturday morning as invited, to reminiscence. It was an occasion long to be remembered and cherished by J.O. and me. To see friends of a lifetime, to remember briefly and fonly, and - well, just to exchange a hug and s kiss in our good old southern fashion, was a refreshing and touching experience... It was an occasion to recall more than fifty years ago, when one had visited here on a summer day with Alice and Edna Gilfoil, second and third daughters of Attorney Gilfoil. World's Fair ser, Helen Sasser, Bill Rigsby, Billie Rigsby, Gail Szfron, Walt Szfron, Roma Parks, Lillie Cockrell, Charlene Cheek, Junita Johnson, Charles Hill, Joe Fragala, Connie Dove, Annie Hardiwick, Tommy Nicholson, Ann Nicholson, and the Escorts were Norma Garner and Billie White. The Council on Aging ia planning another trip to the Worlds Fair November 9th and 10th. Taking reservations now. puppies, potato salad, cole slaw, relishes, and iced tea was served buffet style. A delicious pound cake completed the meal. LeAnn and Lesley were presented a Mixer near the close of a pleasant evening. Enjoying . this special occasion with the honored couple were their parents, Mr. and Mra. Dallas Thomason and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd B. Boughton, Mrs. Eunice Aycock, Mrs. Sam Franklin, Mra. Homer Boughton, Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt thomason, Mrs. Richard Downes, Mrs. Hope Sorey, Mrs. Nan Norman, Miaa Paige Cummins and Mr. Billy B. Boughton. Lemonade and mimosas were served the guests while Miss Wars opened her lovely shower gifts. The honoree chose to wear from her trousseau a skirt and matching top in multicolored stripes. The hostesses presented her with a corsage of white and teal flowera intermingled with two wedding bands. A delicious lunch consisting of shrimp aalad, ham, assorted cheeses and crackers, assorted fresh fruits, and hot rolls were served the twenty guests. Dessert was Mississippi Mud cake. After lunch the guests assisted the honoree in making rice bags in shades of teal blue and white. Assistance) Corporation Then mors recently to visit there with Inez Gilfoil, wife of Pitcher. And how the dear place has corns aSve ia a tribute to all thoae who wafted ita floors and worked and slept in Ita high-ceiling rooms, yeara ago. Avalon? It was the homo, according to la-end, of the mythical King Arthur of England, his abode whan Joung, the place where he retrieved ia sword Excaliber, and where ha was brought to recover from his wounds. It waa also the place where the Britons long expected him to return. Ah, Avalon: squally aa intriguing aa Camelot. The lovely young lady who owna and operatea Avalon Place in Laka Providence la an avid devotee of tha King Arthur legends. For the role of woman in this period aha suggoeta tha reading of "Mists of Avalon " by Mary Zimmer Bradley. Because tha women of Avaloa ware Important too. CALLED a "verbal delight of tha 16th century one-up-man-ship, a book lists, in addition to the familiar pride of Uona, awarm of bees, host , of angels,, and bevy of beauties, such new (or, rather, old) onaa as a kindle of kittens, a labor of moles, an unklndnsaa of ravene, and . a disworship of Scotsl , YOU PROBABLY KNEW that Michael E. Cooper, Administrator of Richland Parish Hospitals, has been recently appointed to serve on the Council on Planning in tha Louisiana hospital Association. This is an honor, as he will serve In the capacity of dissimulating information on planning activities on a state and national level to member hospitals. The council also monitors tha activities of and represents hospitals before agenciea and legislative bodies concerned with health planning. Tha Executive Vice President chairman of this 728-2804 728-2858 Well, July 4th is over and I certainly hope that everyone had a safe one. Like myself, I'm sure we all consumed too much food. Oh, well the 4th only cornea once a year. We were very proud and surprised on Monday to have Deloris Tatum Thompson from Spaut Sp-ings, Vs., her daughter Bonnie Hayes and grandsons Jimmy and Mike from Appamatlox, Va., stop by for a visit. They had planned to go to Alexandria, Dallas, back to New Orleans to the Worlds Fair then to Mobile, Ala. and return home. She never comes down that she doesn't stop by and she wanted us to say all her friends and so sorry ahe missed some. ' 'Coach and Mrs. Cleatia Gran and ' son Kelly from Alva, Okla. were by . to visit with the Alan Thompson , family and come by the store to see John. While at the store they enjoyed our famous ice cream as he called it. They enjoyed it too, he said. Conine Stokes, Trey, Bridgett and Richard enjoyed a weeks -visit with Carrimes family in Beeville, Tx. While there they attended her sisters wedding at La Ferris, Tx. She also visited with her dad at Falfurrias and her grandmother at ' Kingsvills. They were very tired when they returned home. Acie and Lillian Reems have returned home after a visit out Fort Rucker, Ala. way with Major Billy and Linda Nix, Jason and David. Major Nix and family will soon be at home at Fort Sheridan, 111. where he has been transferred. They enjoyed some time st Panama City Beach. They returned home byway of New Orleans to visit with Mr. Peter Casella and to Baton Rouge to visit her Aunt Snoddy and daughter Sylvia. Miss Caasie Green celebrated her 6th birthday with a party at Chuck E. Cheese's in Monroe. There was some 16 to 20 of Cassia's friends who shared this occassion. The home of Lacy and Mary Smith was the scene for a most enjoyable fourth of July and birth- committee, Chris Varnette, aays, "Cooper's experience and abilities will greatly contribute to the activities of this council." - Congratulations to Administrator Cooper upon this appointment. HOW ABOUT a vacation on the water? Some delightful ones are possible. You can cruise the Mississippi River on tha Delta Queen or the Mississippi Queen, from Cincinnati to New Orleans or tha other way ; or you can float down the Colorado River In a raft, or take a grand Canyon Dories' trip from Las Vagaa to the Canyon and back. If these do not appeal, there is a winjamming cruise off tha coast of Maine. Another type ia a house-boating camping trip for tha whole family. These may be found in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, or Lake Ouachita. Than of course there are those abroad, aa luxury cruises on tha European continent. These are out of Frankfort, or the Neterlanda or on tha Rhine. UP-DATE on the black and white family now living with ua: They at last made friends with my husband mainly because he fed them for a day or so, when the activity of a mother eat and five kittens caused ma to trip over them, and rather than fall atop, I wont down of the ground and back stoop concrete. Luckily no bones were broken. It waa then I realized that a population . of six was beyond my taking care of. So aa of today (whenever you're reading) there are available, free, the following: (Yes, they can eat. And no, I've not had them in the house, so don't know about house-broken.): Mam Ktty Boo not ' available; Older kitty, Bottsie, also not available. That leaves Midnight (or Blackie) who is supposed to bring good luck, and an assortment of three frisky, loveable black and whites. (Now, two or three are spoken for. So make your bid early. OK?) i ' Eolly Ridge Happsniiigo By Shirley Thompson . day celebration for Mr. Lacy Smith and Tonya Vaughn and Mrs. Lois Garner (Lacy's sister). Those who shared this day and bar Deque ribs, ' sausage, hamburgers fried fish and chicken and of course all the trimmings were: Lacy and Mary Smith, Cecil and Ellen Vaughn and Tanya Skipper and Allison Vaughn, Brooke and Grant, Randy and Cindy Vaughn, E. Ward Wydell Vaughn, from Rayville, Judy Watson, Julia and Shane Watson and their friends from Baton Rouge, Charlie and Lois Garner from Farmerville, Powell and Margaret Smith from Dunn, Neal Smith from New Jersey. Viating with them in the evening were Edward and Elizabeth Mc-Broom and Pauline Watson. . Get well wishes are in order for .Mrs. Jimmie Lou Thornton who has had surgery in the Rayville Hospital. Enjoying a Fourth of July dinner in the David Rawls home were: Mrs. Lena Sistrunk and Mrs. Sadie Carter from Colonial Manor, Charles and Jana Clack and Chuck from Oak Ridge, Joey and Debbie Stokes, Meagan and Todd and Eddie Form an from Monroe, Dorothy and . Rene Stokes and Danielle, Alan and Trisler Thompson Dawn and Dana, Butch Stokes, Hal and Cindy Senn and "Lil" Will from Rayville. Douglas and Nellie Thompson, Pat Wilson and Coutney from Monroe were over for a visit in the evening of the fourth. A FAMILY MOTTO All for one and one for all Should be our motto clear; To share good will and kindness, Encouragement, and cheer. For love seeks always to do good, To thank, to help, to lift, To have true loved ones lives to share "' Is our most priceless gift! A thought: To handle yourself, use your head; To handle others, use your heart. Please call and share your news! Have a very good week. RISHLAMD ASS(0)C!ATi 0aJ Monfcrohip Oauo i I II Km. ' tJzL -w- ) e e e . 24 hour . Office Hours 8 am - 4 pm Phone : 728-6755 - Emergency j NOTE: Senior Citizens ir c:n1 get cut to Ambulance Service Oli'iss An All-vcluntcsr Crew ;; Djtlicated To Helping You Mien You Need Help ; Serving all of Richland Parish i (except Delhi) with Emergency;:: Transportation for the sick and! injured NOW is the time to enroll Protect your family for only 35 per year, Includes free transportation up to 50 miles and first aid Supplies. (Note; Non-members pay - s60 plus $2 per mile plus We need 2,000 members to continue this service. For more information call 728-3129 or 720-3019 Membership blanks B & T Clinic . Rayvilte Fire Dept. Mulhearn Rower Shop Start Pharmacy Troy Adams - Start Richland State Bank Jaan's Grocery - :eii-r'r,i.,.a-: cojoiiJOainoriiivi C01J2w:ISt.,n3yvi::3fLA.712C9 i FimXy "IA" "sii K! in TK1 1 SS4-1 S35 1 3 5 o o AKtuutsci ttt:'::r csivi ! Sfcigb : - $25" iiw i i ti TV. w - O -a service May call 728-3129; first aid supplies.) available at: First Republic Bank Guaranty Bank - Rayvto Canncn's Grcccry tzs tsaycu. Zebsdee it - i V ZisCtsS J Renewal tmmmja Pfcsssi Tel fC3 1-CI3-372-C314

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