Heflin Highlights for February 6, 2014
by Suzanne Payne
Special to The Star
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Personal Thought

Change is good! Especially when it is a change back to the way I liked it in the first place.

Happy Birthday

February 3 was the birthday of Carolyn Hale. I incorrectly listed it as Carolyn Parker in last week’s column.

Feb. 6-Adam Dassinger, Mike Fergerson, Kylie Johnson, Valencia Cantrell, Layne Long, Larry Jackson, Henry Cole, Joseph Burk, Dustin Parris, Horace White and Barbara Beason. Feb.7-Buster Miles, Christy Gay, Ron Ervin and Evelyn Smith. Feb.8-Sue Roach, Dallias Badgett, Jamie McDaniel, Craig Alexander and Lauren Clark. Feb.9-Janice Thomason and Missy Waldrop. Feb.10-Holly McLean, Shane Spradlin, Laura Jane Mayfield, Hunter Beason, Josh Brown and Michael and Michelle Cavender. Feb.11-Shane Blanton. Feb.12-Kandass Anderson, Jason Gaines, Maxson Prichard and Dawn Reid.

Happy Anniversary

February 6-Eddie and Brenda Waldrep…Bill and Clarissa Prestridge. February 12-Terry and Tammy Watson.

Sunshine List

Karen Crumpton Lowman, Jerry Gaines, Sara McCormick, Sue Roach, Iris Kent, Jeannie Smith, Linda Harris, Kenneth Lee, Rider Bearden, Merrill Hayes, Ken Sanders, Sara Noland, Jacky Stovall, Jimmy Pentecost, Kerry Smith, Sherry Brown, Jimmie Nell Vise and Junior Jenkins.

Please let me know if you or some else on this list needs to be removed. It is always a joy to know that someone has recovered from an illness. Contact me at PO Box 924 or email to rkpsop816@yahoo.com.


1. The CCHS class of 1951 will be celebrating a reunion on August 8 at 12:00 noon. The event will be held at the Bell House on highway 46. For more information, call Billie Small Moore at 769-218-2840.

2. CAST of Anniston is presenting the Hitchcock mystery, “The 39 Steps”. It begins on February 6th and continues until the 16th. For more information, call 820-2278.

Super Bowl Thoughts

I am not a big fan of professional football. It is just THAT…professional…a business for a better term. I have a few favorite teams…mainly due to location and certain team members from my favorite college teams. I am a huge college football fan and am proud of it. However, I do enjoy the excitement of The Super Bowl every year! There is so much pageantry surrounding the actual game that it is hard not to get involved. The build-up and pre-game festivities, the commercials and the half-time show are all a part of the package. My favorite commercials were the two (puppy and soldier) from Budweiser and Radio Shack.

Both teams have a scattering of Southern players on them and both teams are really good. To be honest, I was leaning toward Denver simple because of Peyton Manning. I like the Manning family. (Not that anyone cares.) They have a lot of class and nowhere was that more evident in Peyton than in this colossal loss to Seattle. Graciousness in losing speaks volumes about a player’s character. More times than not, I have been on the side of a college team (I’m and Auburn fan) that is NOT predicted to win a certain game. I will have to say that when that turns around and my team defies the odds and DOES win, it is oh so sweet. For that reason, I am happy for Seattle! It’s all over now and let us move on. As a wise person once said, “It is only game!” Take it from me…that is easier to say when you lose than when you win…or is it?
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