Heflin Highlights for September 26, 2013
by Suzanne Payne
Special to The Star
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Celebrate the 1963 Heflin Tigers

You saw the picture in last week’s paper. It was that of the 1963 Heflin Tigers. They were the first untied and undefeated team in the history of the school. Now, YOU are invited to come out and see how great these guys look 50 years later. They would love to see their old and new friends and fans from this area. Coaches, cheerleaders and family members will gather on September 28 at the Wesley Center of the First United Methodist Church . A special invitation goes out to athletes and cheerleaders from other teams and sports. Come by anytime from 4:00 until 5:30 and visit and help celebrate this team. Light refreshments will be served.

Continuing On

As long as we are talking about celebrating, let’s salute these friends who are commemorating a birthday this week! Sept. 26-Stacy Camp, Ashley Lines, Pam Phillips, Earl Bonner, Trisha Price, Helen Hall and Tommy Wood. Sept.27-Brandon Young, Lee Jackson, Jill Miller, Linda Barb, Kyle Smith, Michael Elkins and Michelle Owens. Sept. 28-Whitley Dassinger, Tracy Williams, Danny Weathers, Charles Elkins, Jordan Snow Lackey, Mary Helen Parker and Jane Wilson. Sept.29-Jay Harlan, Casey Humphries, Joel Chupp, Jack Fendley, Jane Williams, Tony Sanders, Rustin Roberts, Marcene Pullen and Paul Parker. Sept.30-Phil Amason, Carolyn Goodman, Donna Edwards, Chase Austin, Kenneth Beason, Sabrina Franklin, Ferrell Owen and Donna Jordan. Oct.1-Joyce Vaughn, Audrea Hilburn, Scott Walker, Jimmy Laminack and Sue English. Oct.2-Amy Dewberry, Josh Gaines, April Lines, Tyler Berry, Lissie Shelton, Andrew Anderson, Julian Norton and Christy Anderson.

Sunshine List

Richard Whatley, Mary Alvarado, Horace Perry, Mayfield Robertson, Jessica Wade, Jimmy Burrows, Sherry Brown, Terry Benefield, Ed Cleveland, Andrea Smith, Kerry Smith, Jimmie Nell Vise, Sara Noland, Rider Bearden, Malene Bowen, Merrill Hayes and Ken Sanders.

Great Happening

HEARTS will present the 5th annual Festival of Hearts on October 12 from 10:00 until 3:00 at the Heflin Recreation Center. This event is always a fun event and benefits a wonderful organization. There will be games and activities for all ages and a variety of scrumptious food. Come join the fun!


I don’t know about you, but I am thrilled to feel a little nip of Fall in the air. Now, I’m not ready to put up the tee shirts and bring out the sweaters. Maybe in a month or so. Experts have predicted TWO things…1. Fall will be full of hay fever and allergy bouts. 2. We will have the coldest winter that we have had for quite some time.

Strange But True

1. The average person makes 1140 phone calls a year. (I wonder if that includes teenagers?)

2. Cockroaches can live more than a week without their heads. They eventually die of starvation.

3. Women blink twice as much as men.

4. Elephants are the only animal with four knees. Now you know…even if you did not want to know!


Until next week…remember…In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life to this point. “It goes on.”
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