Newsmakers: April 2006
EARNED: Curtis Gropp,position of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer for the Los Angeles/LongBeach seaports. He attends area churches. Daniel Seitz and Hayden Wall, rank ofEagle Scout. They attend the Skillman church, Dallas.
AWARDED: George Hankins,the Quality Step Increase Award for outstanding job performance as chaplain forthe Veterans Hospital, Cleveland. Hankins attends the Broadview Road church,Cleveland. Westley Schlundt, first place, violin, Artistic Competition forExceptional Students. Schlundt attends the Landmark church, Montgomery, Ala.
NAMED: Sam Shewmaker,Facilitator for African Church Planting, Missions Resource Network, Bedford,Texas. David Walker to the Texas Academic All-State Football team. Walkerattends the Jasper, Texas church. Tyler Stevens to the All-State Choir. Stevensattends the Richland, Wash., church.
NEW MINISTERS:Darrell Wallace to the Columbia Avenue church, Glasgow, Ky. John Wright to theCardinal Drive church, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Allen French to the Overland Park,Kan., church. Greg Clark to the Sylvan Hills church, Sherwood, Ark. Jack Hicksto the Heritage church, Fort Worth, Texas, as small groups/equipping minister.
NEW ELDERS: DavidEversdyk, the Angleton, Texas, church. Mike Roempke, the Huntsville, Texas,church. Dick Rice, Joe Norman, Mike Borger and Jim Anderson, the Southwestchurch, Amarillo, Texas. Charles Baggett, Granville Graves, Gary Hill and JohnMcGuire, the Beltline church, Decatur, Ala.
NEW DEACONS: WalterAnderson, Scott Crabtree, Scott McLean and Perry Stevens, the Angleton, Texas,church.
BIRTHDAYS: 102nd:Clara Jackson, Hutchinson, Kan. 100th: Ruby Culton, Normangee, Texas. GraceIsbell, San Angelo, Texas. 98th: Dean Martin, Sherman, Texas. 92nd: MarybelBanister, Dallas. Geneva Endsley, Mesa, Ariz. 91st: Lloyd Nealeigh, Hastings,Neb. 90th: Lula Sims, Clovis, N.M. 87th: Nona Murphy, Clovis, N.M. 83rd: MurielLuke, Hastings, Neb. 81st: Billie Bradshaw, Hugo, Okla.
ANNIVERSARIES: 74th:Bill and Mary Campbell, Claremore, Okla. 65th: Perryman and Vivian Denison,Jacksonville, Fla. 64th: Otis and Audrey Henry, Franklin, Tenn. 63rd: Haroldand Bertha Hunt, Edmond, Okla. 62nd: Don and Winnie Fitz, Hastings, Neb. 61st:Dean and Gene Martin, Sherman, Texas. 60th: Wandall and Tootsie Reeves,Florence, Ky. Okla. 58th: Maurice and Nell Claunch, Edmond, Okla. 56th: Les andDottie Ledbetter, Edmond, Okla. 52nd: Bob and Jo Ann Brown, Clovis, N.M.