Ricky Draper was the guest speaker this week at Atlanta Lions Club. He is the Assistant Fire Chief in Atlanta. He talked about the capabilities of the fire department and jobs they do for the community. Pictured L to R: Richard Wade, Ricky Draper, and Billy Hensley.
America has a long history of affection for mutts. Two of cinema’s most famous dogs – Spike from “Old Yeller” and Higgins from “Benji” - were mutts adopted from shelters. Heroic mutts such as Balto, the sled dog who brought lifesaving diphtheria medication to remote corners of Alaska, are immortalized in bronze statue form. Even the currently fashionable “doodles” selling for thousands of dollars are a mix of two dogs (which is really just a mutt).
Pierrette (Pat) Hogan is turning 96 years old! Her family will be hosting a “Come and Go” Celebration.on Saturday July 17th, 2021 from 3:30 to 5 pm at the Mattie Lanier Richey Center, 101 N. East Street, Atlanta, Texas 75551. Anyone wanting to extend well wishes to her please stop and see her!