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Dec. 2. 2010

Friday is fry day

Our Lady Queen of Angels will host their monthly fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Kilgore College Demonstration Farm.

Books of the season

topic at Book Talk

      Featuring favorite books of the Christmas season, the next Book Talk is set noon on Tuesday at the McMillan Memorial Library in Overton.

      Whoever attends will have the opportunity to give a brief description of his or her favorite Christmas or holiday book, but is not required to participate.  Also, a light, “no host” lunch will be served, so those attending are encouraged to bring a few cookies, sandwiches or their choice of snacks.

      The public is welcome to attend Book Talk, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For information, call the library, (903) 834-6318.

Candle lighting

to honor children

      The 2010 worldwide candle lighting sponsored by The Compassionate Friends of Tyler is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at Crossroads Community Church, 13730 Hwy 155 South. The event is set annually in memory of all children who have died.  Candles are provided. To have your child’s picture included in the slide presentation or for additional information visit the website or call (903) 258-2547.

Tree of Angels

set in Henderson

      A Tree of Angels is slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Rusk County Courthouse in Henderson to honor those who were victims or are survivors of a violent crime. The annual event is sponsored by Victims & Survivors Against Violent Crimes. Those attending may bring an ornament to place on the Tree of Angels. Tags will be provided so that those attending can label the ornament with a loved one’s (or their own) name prior to the ceremony. Extra ornaments will also be available.

      The public is welcome, but especially families and friends of victims and survivors of a violent crime or those with a missing loved one are encouraged to attend. A reception will immediately follow.

      For more information, visit, or call Marie Martin, (903) 392-8470; or Jacob Crater, (903) 657-2265.

Group supports

bariatric patients

      TYLER — The Trinity Mother Frances Bariatric Support Group — for those who have undergone, will undergo or are acquainted with those who have had bariatric weight loss surgery — meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Mother Frances Hospital’s Haddad Hall, located at 800 E. Dawson.

      The public is welcome, regardless of where they had their procedure performed.  For more information, contact Neily Wheeler, (903) 531-5966.

Word of the Day

      And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. — Luke 2:10-11

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