Goldonna News: March 10, 2021

Hippity Hoppity! Spring is near and there is a community wide Easter Egg Hunt in the works. The date is set for Saturday, April 3rd at 10:00 at Goldonna Town Hall. There will be a scavenger hunt for children ages 13 and older. To keep the competition fair, the Egg Hunting will be broken up into age groups. 0-3, 4-6 and 7-12. There will be prize eggs, cupcakes, finger foods, cotton candy, drinks and popcorn. There will also be games, pictures and prizes. The Committee consists of: Mayor Smith, Briannia Bedgood, Brittany Bedgood, Cindy Bedgood, Karsyn Gates, Nichole McGee, Rebecca Harrison, Stephanie Goss, Tyrie Coleman and Reba Phelps.

The big weekend is finally here for our friends at the Goldonna Assembly of God Church.The historic and beautiful church is hosting their 80th Anniversary Celebration this weekend. March 12-14. The festivities will begin Friday at 6:30 as Brother Gerald Crabb brings the message. Saturday services begin at 6:30 and Sunday services begin at 10:00am with a covered dish luncheon at 12:00 and The Perry’s will be ministering in song at 1:30. This is a weekend that you do not want to miss. Come visit with Brother Timmy Harris and his congregation as they celebrate 80 years of being a lighthouse in the community of Goldonna. If you need further information you may contact Pastor Tim Harris at 318-481-7191.

Mayor Jennifer Smith would like to remind everyone that the 1% sales tax election is coming up. “This tax would generate around $19,000 annually that would be dedicated to road repairs. This would help us be proactive with repairs,” said Garner.

There will be a Cajun “Take Out” supper Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00pm at the Goldonna Baptist Church. Tony Chachere company donated meal mixes to make this event possible. Community members also rallied with support and supplied the ancillary products to help feed the community. The church welcomes anyone who wants to come out while supplies last.

If you have news to include please email Reba Phelps jreba.phelps@gmail.com

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