“Super Saturday in Cherokee” plans are underway to get an arts and crafts fair started in Cherokee. So set aside Saturday, October 18th, to participate or attend the first annual or bi-annual event.
There are many local artisans and crafters that don’t get the publicity they need. Cherokee isn’t too small to grow into something that will make people want to join or visit us on special days.
This has been in the talking stages for a long time. Now is the time to act and get something done. We have the highway frontage and even with the high price of gasoline, traffic is growing on highway 16 and FM501. People are looking for the less traveled routes these days. The rural area of the hill country is our best drawing card.
It has not been decided yet as to whether to include antiques and collectables. But garage sales should be scheduled at another time. Garage sales and yard sales will discourage the better artisans to come and we want to attract people who are looking for quality goods.
We are working on areas where one can set up. For this first show there will be no charge for spaces for people to set up their wares. If you or anyone you know would like to participate we want to hear from you. If you or anyone you know want to be involved in any other way we want to hear from you too.
Please tell everyone you know that live elsewhere to help spread the word. As usual we don’t have the funds to highly advertise, so word of mouth is what it is going to take to get this off the ground. More information will be available as plans materialize. For questions and other information please contact Sue Broyles at 325/622-4242 .
Some of the college students are getting ready to go back or start college this week. Anhelica Trinidad left Tuesday for Lubbock Christian, Kasey Dobbs left Sunday for Abilene Christian and Xazier Monroe leaves Friday for TSTC in Sweetwater.
Doug and Cyndi Suggs are in Tennessee for a Polishing the Pulpit Workshop. They will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary while there.
The Cherokee Church of Christ will be having their annual “Back to School Bash” on Saturday, August 23, 2008. All school aged students are welcome to attend. It is always a lot of fun.
Valerie and Delton McGuire had all three of their children visiting last week-end. They had a great time. Valerie said she got lots of scrapbooking done with her children.
Janiece Duggan accompanied her parents to California for Janiece’s nephew’s wedding.
Vickie, Brissa and Gunner Baugh have been visiting grandparents in Temple.
Michelle, Matt and Meg Murray have been visiting family in San Antonio.
Brad and Jennifer Bowden and children recently visited with Brad’s grandmother, Mrs. Flora Bowden.
Funeral services were held last Monday in Austin for Naomi Randolph Walden. Naomi was the daughter of Glen Randolph.
Betty Ratliff’s birthday was Sunday August 18, and was celebrated with a fish fry dinner at their home in Cherokee. A little fishing trip on Saturday afternoon to Babyhead tanks, with Erin and Garrett catching most of the fish, provided just what was needed!
Joel, being the good cook and husband that he is, prepared the fish and all the trimmings. The celebration was enjoyed by family members from Llano and Cherokee. Happy Birthday, Betty!!!
The Cherokee Baptist Church will start their revival next Sunday morning. Services start at 11:00 a.m. Dinner on the grounds after Sunday Service. The revival goes thru Wednesday night. Everyone is invited.