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Sardis Senior Center Celebrates 41 Years

Photo by Blake Franklin / The Lexington Progress

Friends, fellowship, and food…all three were to be found in abundance at the Sardis Senior’s Center Thursday, March 16th.    There was a lot to celebrate.  The Center was enjoying it’s 41st year, while the building itself is ninety years old, going back to the summer of 1926.   Sardis was struck by a devastating town blaze in 1926.  Out of the ashes J.S. Johnson decided to erect the current building.  He made his own concrete blocks and hauled them by mule and wagon to town.   The Rev. Lawson Thompson and Horace Allen laid the blocks, and Ken Shutt served as the main carpenter, but they had help aplenty from surrounding folk.  Pay particular…

For the complete story, see the March 22nd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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