Guess who came to dinner? The Edgingtons—Chad, Melissa, Adelade, Sawyer and Emerald— joined me in my home for dinner Saturday night. We sat around the table to enjoy a family-style meal that included Cajun lasagna, salad, garlic toast, homemade macaroni and cheese and baked chicken. I have said it before and I will say it again, sharing a meal is one of the most intimate things you can do with someone.
During the weeks of May 10 - May 21, students were able to choose a paperback book to take home and keep. This program continues to be available to our students thanks to funds from Raymond Lunsford and Cully Williams of Guidance Oil Developers and the Olney Community Library and Arts Center (OCLAC).
Pictured left to right are: Billie Mullins of Brazos Communications, Katie Canada, and Maya Thompson of Hometown Coffee and Tea. Mullins of Brazos Communications, known for their fast reliable fiber internet, said Brazos was celebrating customer appreciation day by giving out free drinks to the first 100 customers who mentioned Brazos Communications at Hometown Coffee and Tea. Hometown Coffee and Tea is located on Main Street in Olney and serves up delicious gourmet lunches along with their regular menu items of coffee and specialty drinks. Mullins added, “Rural is cool and we love our customers!” Brazos Communications, a locally owned and operated company for over 65 years, offers the latest in communications technology, services and equipment. Photo by Will Sadler
On May 13, the board of directors of Virginia’s House hosted a dinner theater event to highlight the community services offered through the Childrens Advocacy Center. Guests tried their hand at solving a murder mystery – taking place at Brothers Smokehouse in Graham.
On May 21, Ethan Nickel and Will Sadler (editor and photojournalist for the Olney Enterprise) visited with Mrs. Blevins’ Kindergarten class. The Enterprise spoke about what kind of things were done on a daily basis at the Enterprise as well as the reasons why Ethan and Will chose to go into the field of news reporting. The class was well behaved and asked many interesting questions.