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Dry Creek Flashes
Patriotic musical and drama enjoyed at Dry Creek Baptist
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On July 1 Dry Creek Baptist Church presented a patriotic musical and drama celebration, “I Love This Land,” by the Dry Creek choir and drama team.Hunter Collins was soloist for the song “I Love This Land” with the young Reynolds Singers, Fred VanHook, choir director and Bobby Robinson, drama director.The church auditorium was filled to capacity to hear this celebration of God and country.All branches of the military were represented, U.S. Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force and Marines. The flags were carried by individuals who had served in each branch of service.“Of Thee I Sing Medley” was sung in honor of our military by the church choir.Dry Creek Baptist was honored to have William Magness Jordan of McMinnville, a POW of World War II, relate “A Soldier’s Story” to the audience.He told of being wounded, the horrors of being held captive, and his long months of recovery.After the morning service refreshments of hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, cakes, pies and drinks were served to an estimated number of 275 to 300 people.The Dry Creek Baptist Church wants to say “Thank You” to everyone who made this day a special memory to all who attended and especially our military men who performed, and may God richly bless America.Thanks to Fred VanHook, choir director, Bobby Robinson, drama director, the narrators and singers.Wayne and Deborah Fuson and Jon and Jennifer Kennedy Thomas and Taylor of Cabot and Jacksonville, Ark., visited Doris Cantrell and family in Smithville, July 4.Josh Cermack of Oregon is visiting his grandmother, Elaine Garrison, and will be going to Southern Baptist Youth Camp in Mobile, Ala., July 9-14.Henry B. and Natalie Frazier, Huntsville, Ala., Bruno and Geri Frazier, Andrew and Ryan, Atlanta, Ga., visited Louise Frazier, July 4.Visitors of Bobby and Mary Joines were Kathy Hendrix, Judy Kimbrell, Jimmy Womack and Bro. Don Owens.