LOCUST NEWS: Sports registrations underway

Published 10:23 am Tuesday, July 25, 2023

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Farmers Market

The farmers market will be open on Tuesday 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market sells local fruits and vegetables and crafts. Some vendors also have jewelry, flowers, plants, honey, meat and eggs.

Sarah White writes the Locust News for the SNAP.

Locust Presbyterian

Don’t forget to stop in at Locust Presbyterian on July 26 from 2-6 p.m. and donate blood during their blood drive. Locust Presbyterian is at 607 W. Main St.

Church Anniversary

The Love’s Chapel United Methodist Church family will celebrate its 175th Anniversary during the Aug. 6 homecoming worship service and fellowship meal. The guest speaker for the worship service will be former pastor Rev. Richard Blount. The fellowship meal will follow immediately after worship. After the meal, around 3 p.m., the church will have an open house for individuals to tour the church, the historic sanctuary and documentation of the life and times of this church will be viewed in the Pearl Mann room.

Opportunities are available to help support the ministry of Love’s Chapel UMC. Also, information will be available concerning the three cemeteries as people are able to walk the grounds to locate past family members and friends who were in these cemeteries.

The church is at 808 S. Love’s Chapel Road, Stanfield.

For further details, contact the pastor at or by phone/text at 704-244-9596.

Lighthouse Weekend

Indian Hill Church will host “The Lighthouse Weekend” July 29-30. Starting with July 29 there will be hamburgers, hot dogs, bounce houses, games and a youth sleepover.

Then on July 30 starts off with a fellowship breakfast followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and church services at 11 a.m.

There will be a Fifth Sunday singing at 5:30 followed by a pot luck supper.

Indian Hill Church is at 8349 NC Highway 200, Stanfield.

Fall Sports

Registration is now open for Locust Parks and Recreation for fall soccer and baseball.

Last day of registration is July 31.

For more info and to register visit

Email with any questions regarding fall sports.

Fall Tennis

Registration is now open for fall tennis at Locust City Park. There will be classed for junior and adults, from beginner through intermediate.

Visit to register.

Summer Soccer Camp

This camp will be Aug. 1 and 3. Lean skills and ball techniques, footwork exercises, strategy and teamwork. Visit for more details.


Happy Birthday to: Bill Freeman July 20, Brittney Rhodes and Courtney Hatley July 21, David Hartsell and Jerri Williams July 24, JoAnn Sneed July 25, Juanite Hartsell July 26, Judy Parnell and Ted Yow July 29, Zack Russ, Gordon Huneycutt and Judy Medlin July 30, Charlie Higgins July 31, Phillip Hatley Aug. 4, Scott Beatty Aug. 5, Kathy Eudy Aug. 6.

Locust News is by Sarah White. Call 704-888-5359.