DAILY DIGEST

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WEDNESDAY

KILGORE SENIOR CITIZENS club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Lions Club Building at 307 Rusk St. All seniors 55 or older are eligible for membership.

THURSDAY

THE PRIMETIMERS, a senior adult choir of First Baptist Church of Kilgore, invites any senior adult who wants to sing Christian songs and enjoy fellowship, to join them on Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. in the choir room, located at the back of the churcha. Enter at covered walkway, go to second door on left. For more information, contact choir director David Berryhill at 903-984-3531.

SATURDAY

FUNDRAISER BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - Highland Park Baptist Church is hosting a three-on-three, co-ed basketball tournament this Saturday at the Riley Pippen Family Life Center on the church grounds. The tournament will start at 11 a.m., teams will play others of their age. Admission is just $5 per person, $15 per team; all proceeds will go to the church's youth camp fundraiser. Concessions will be available.

SUNDAY

The Rock Springs Cemetery Annual Homecoming is set for Sunday, June 3, on the old Kilgore-to-Gladewater highway. June's picnic begins as soon as guests can arrive following their own church services. A covered dish lunch is set for 1 p.m. Visitors are invited to bring a dish (as well as lawn chairs) – canned sodas and paper goods will be provided. The historic Rock Springs Church is located at 1366 Old Hwy. 135, a Gladewater address

FYI

Pirtle Flea Market/Trades Days will be Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, beginning at 8 a.m. FREE BOOTH SPACES. Pirtle UMC, located off Hwy. 259, 3.5 mi. south of Kilgore, turn left on CR-146, go 1/2 mi. Call (903)649-4539, (903)984-5240. E-mail pirtleumc@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook.

Pirtle Cemetery Annual Meeting and Picnic will be June 10. Meeting begins at 10 a.m. followed by memorial service. Contact Mary Clark (903)649-4539 for more information.

OVERTON/NEW LONDON

MONDAY

LEVERETT'S CHAPEL SCHOOL 4-H meets every second Monday at 6 p.m. in the Ag Building. Contact Randy Tidwell at 903-834-3161.

WEDNESDAY

MCMILLAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY hosts Baby & Me Fun Time, preschool story time for infants thru pre-k and their parent or caregiver. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. For more info, call 903-834-6318.

FRIDAY

ROTARY CLUB DISTRICT 5830 meets each Friday at noon in Overton Community Center. Stephen Dubose is the club president and can be reached on Facebook at overtonrotaryclubdistrict5830.

FYI

LONDON MUSEUM tells the story of the 1937 school explosion that killed many students and teachers, wiping out a generation. Located on Hwy. 42 across from West Rusk High School in New London, the museum is open 9-4 M-F and 10-3 on Saturday. Also, check out the daily lunch specials and old-fashioned fountain service at the museum cafe. Visit www.newlondonschool.org or call 903-895-4602.

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