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Carolyn Craig - Sandy Ridge News

If you didn’t make it to the Sandy Ridge Music Association Music Event this past Saturday, you missed out. Destination Bluegrass Band were fantastic! Mark your calendars for the second Saturday of every month and come and join us at 6 pm at Sandy Ridge Community Center.

Sandy Community Center Committee will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 17, at 7 pm. The committee would like to invite anyone who may be interested in becoming a board member to attend.

There will be a free pancake breakfast at the community building hosted by Capella Church of Christ. Come on out on Saturday, May 19 from 8 to 10 am.

Smith Chapel Baptist Church invites all to attend Friends and Family Day on Sunday, May 20, at the 11 am morning worship service.

Riverside Baptist Church, located on Amostown Road, will have a water baptism on Sunday, May 20, at 4:00 at the lower picnic shelter at Moratock Park. All are invited.

Sandy Ridge Boy Scout Troop #465 will hold their 9th Annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle and ATV Show on Saturday, May 26 with a rain date of June 2. The location is Sandy Ridge Volunteer Fire Dept. from 8 am until. Registration is $20 and will end at noon. “If it has wheels and an engine, we have a trophy!” If you wish to donate, contact Eddie Belcher at 871-2496. Plan to attend and help send a kid to camp.

Don’t forget about the benefit for Dillon Priddy, a six-year-old kindergarten student at Sandy Ridge Elementary, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Dillon began treatment as soon as he was diagnosed and is not able to attend school or make public appearances. A spaghetti supper will be served on Saturday, May 26, from 4 to 7 pm at the school cafeteria. Plates will be $8 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. For more information, or to donate, contact Angie Joyce at 816-5054 or Tessa Joyce at 413-6686.

If you get a chance, slow down and look at the flowers planted by Girl Scout Troop 2072 and the Cub Scout Pack 465 at the Sandy Ridge Community Center. Thanks to S & N Greenhouse for donating the flowers. They are beautiful!

The teachers were treated to lunch hosted by the PTA during Teacher Appreciation Week. Samantha Freeman Brown, PTA President, said “the staff at SRES is most deserving of this and so much more! We love you all and are so thankful for you all!

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the following:

Randy Dean Farmer, who passed away Wednesday, May 9, at the age of 61.

Mildred Craig Griffin, who passed Sunday, May 13, at the age of 85.


“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.” —Richard M. Nixon


Sausage Casserole

This recipe was given to me by my friend, Sara Long. She brought this to homecoming, and it was delicious.

1 lb. pork sausage and ½ cup chopped onion

Brown sausage with onion on stove and drain. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. flour and stir. Add 16 oz. can of undrained tomatoes, 4 oz. can of undrained mushrooms, 1 tsp. oregano, ½ tsp. basil, ¼ tsp. garlic powder and 1/8 tsp. pepper. Stir and mix well, ‘til hot and slightly thickened. Separate can of crescent rolls into pieces; arrange on top of sausage mixture in Pyrex dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 15-20 minutes until bread is browned at 400 degrees.

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Carolyn Craig

Sandy Ridge News