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Friday, March 30, 2018

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WISE COUNTY HOLIDAY CLOSINGS – All Wise County administrative offices are closed today in observance of Good Friday.

BRIDGEPORT HOLIDAY CLOSINGS – The City of Bridgeport will be closed today in observance of Good Friday. This closure includes Bridgeport City Hall, Bridgeport Library, Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Municipal Court and Bridgeport EDC. If you need immediate assistance during this time, call the Bridgeport Police Department at 940-683-3430.

THE HILLS EGG HUNT – The Hills Nursing and Rehab in Decatur will host an Easter egg hunt at 4 p.m. today. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures (bring your own camera), and refreshments will be served following the hunt.

EASTER EVENTS – The First United Methodist Church of Decatur will hold an Easter egg hunt for children between the two services (8:30 and 10:50) Sunday. A Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 7 a.m. Sunday on the Courthouse Square. Trinity Street Coffee Bar will provide free coffee.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE – FUMC Decatur will host a joint service for the UMC churches in the area at 6 p.m. today in the sanctuary of FUMC Decatur, 104 S Miller St.

EASTER – Rhome United Methodist Church will hold a potluck breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday followed by service at 10 a.m. with a Children’s Easter Egg Hunt following service (please bring a basket).

PRE-EASTER BAKE SALE – The Wise Health System Auxiliary will hold a Pre-Easter Bake Sale 8 a.m.-noon today inside the main lobby at 609 Medical Center Drive in Decatur. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos from 10 a.m.-noon. Authentic handmade turquoise jewelry will also be available for sale.

EASTER AT THE PARK – New Hope Fellowship will hold an Easter Egg Hunt 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Park in Greenwood. The event will also include a bake sale, petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides, games, prizes and photos with the Easter Bunny. Call Jack Sandford at 940-389-9225.

MORE EASTER EVENTS – This weekend’s Wise County Messenger will include a listing of more Easter events from around the county. You can also find more Easter events online at WCMessenger.com

EAST SIDE ALUMNI MEETING – The East Side Alumni will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Sharon Dawson. For details, call Mike Bell at 940-799-1077.

FUNERALS – Visitation for Yolanda Colon, 71, of Decatur is 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

FUNERAL for Louise Duck, 89, of Weatherford is 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial at Sunset Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.

FUNERAL for Linda Clarke, 62, of Bridgeport is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Bridgeport with burial at East Bridgeport Cemetery. Family visitation is 6-7 tonight at Hawkins-Bridgeport.

GRAVESIDE service for Lowell Ollie Burkett, 89, of Decatur is 11 a.m. today at Flat Rock Cemetery in Decatur. Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home is handling arrangements.