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Thursday, March 14, 2013

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MEN AGAINST ABUSE – Wise County men who would like to take a visible stand against domestic violence are invited to a rally 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Wise County Courthouse. For more information, call Gerre Joiner at (940) 393-8863 or Wise Hope (940) 626-4855.

ALVORD PROJECT GRADUATION – The Alvord High School Class of 2013 Project Graduation will meet at 4 p.m. Sunday at the AHS cafeteria. All seniors and parents are invited.

EASTER EVENT – The Main Street Easter Event is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, on the southeast corner of the Square. There will be a fun jump, face-painting, barrel train and pictures with the Easter bunny. There will also be an age-restricted egg hunt at the First United Methodist Church playground – infants 0 to 23 months at 1 p.m.; toddlers 2 to 3 years at 2 p.m.; and children 4 to 5 years at 3 p.m. For more information, call (940) 627-6158.

TOPS OPEN HOUSE – Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) will hold an open house at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 in the basement of Grace Baptist Church in Decatur. For information, call (940) 389-2900.

RELAY BAKE SALE – The Jimmie and Vickie’s Angels Relay for Life team will have a bake sale 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 30 in front of Main Street Mall, 103 W. Main in Decatur. For information call (940) 627-3929.

BONE MARROW REGISTRATION – A bone marrow registration drive is noon to 3 p.m. tomorrow at Wise Regional Health System east campus lobby. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 55 with a body mass index (BMI) under 40 can register, which entails only a quick cheek swab.

PRE-K PRE-QUALIFICATIONS – Prekindergarten pre-qualification packets are available at all NISD elementary schools and can be picked up through March 25. For more information, visit www.nisdtx.org/prek or call (817) 215-0198.

NEED VOLUNTEERS? – Paying It Forward For Prom seeks non-profit organizations who could use the help of teen-aged volunteers. Through the organization, high school juniors and seniors who couldn’t otherwise afford prom expenses, volunteer community service hours in exchange for formal wear, shoes, jewelry, hair-do’s, manicures, pedicures, facials and make-up application. Call Amanda at (940) 536-8585.

FUNERALS – Memorial service for Richard Graves, 38, of Chico is 7-8 tonight at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

FUNERAL for Windell Morris Splawn Sr., 88, of Decatur is 10:30 a.m. today at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Decatur with burial at Boyd Cemetery.

FUNERAL for Warren Austin Stogner, 89, of Decatur is 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Grove Church No. 1 with burial at Pleasant Grove No. 1 Cemetery. Coker-Hawkins is handling arrangements.

GRAVESIDE service for Harrell Walden White, 85, of Decatur is 2 p.m. Friday at Oaklawn Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at Coker-Hawkins.

SERVICE for Freddie Sue Rachel, 69, of Bridgeport is pending at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.