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Morton Johnson scholarship

Students interested in applying for the Morton Johnson scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year, may pick up an application at the Jones County High School counselor’s office or email Applications must be postmarked by April 15. For more information, please call Mrs. Cynthia Young at 936-0078 or Mrs. Patsy Childs at 986-3410.

Miriam Ethridge Pilot Club scholarship

Applications for the Miriam Ethridge Pilot Club of Jones County scholarships are currently being accepted. Two scholarships will be offered for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications for the scholarships are available to any high school senior who is a resident of Jones County. Application forms may be obtained from the counselors’ office at Jones County High School, or any of the following locations in Gray: Ace Hardware or Morris Bank. The deadline for receiving scholarships is April 24. Please direct any questions to Rose Anne Fielder 706-816- 6482 or

Extension office

• The Jones County Extension Office will have a Forestry and Wildlife Field Day April 3.

• The Jones County Extension Office will have a Livestock Marketing and Weather Outlook Program April 7.


“Paw”sitive Strides fundraiser

There will be a “Paw”sitive Strides dog walk fundraiser Saturday, April 25, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Jones County dog park, 166 Industrial Blvd. The cost is $10 per dog or a bag of dog food per dog. There will be raffle prizes and microchips. For more information, call 986-1427.

Spencer-Williams family reunion

The Spencer-Williams family will be celebrating their family reunion in Orlando, FL, July 10-12, and returning July 13. The total per person is $200 ($125 for the round-trip bus and $75 for events Friday and Saturday). Not included in the price is hotel accommodations by Springhill Suites Orlando at Millenia or the t-shirts. If you just want a weekend getaway to visit family and friends, you can join them round trip for $125. Contact Carolyn S. Shinholster at 986-6378 or 251-4958, Lizzie S. Hardy at 986-9105 or 234- 1013, or Mattie Bryant at 986-5626 or 284-8462 for more information.


First Baptist Church

Due to the coronavirus, Grand Ole Opry Night at First Baptist Church in Gray has been cancelled. It will be re-scheduled for a later date.

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