From time to time I like to include a bit of news from the communities around Caddo. This one is from Midway, a few miles south of town.
The Caddo Herald
July 30, 1937
Midway Has large Sunday School and BYPU
Midway, July 25th
Sunday School and BYPU are progressing nicely. Have 92 enrolled in Sunday School and 60 in BYPU. We have five classes in the Sunday School; teachers are Cradle Roll, Mrs. Decker; Card Class, Mrs. Campbell; Junior, Mr. Rose; Intermediate, Mr. Rose; Adult, Mrs. Bullard. Mr. Rose also is superintendent; Mr. Seago is assistant. Cordelia Nix is secretary.
We have three groups in BYPU. Mr. Rose, president; Mr. Campbell, vice president; Velma Winsett, secretary; Junior leader, Mrs. Rose; Intermediate leader LaVerne Seago; come and help make this religious work the success it should be.
Bro. Gentry of Durant will preach Sunday at 11 and at night. Hear his inspiring messages.
School is progressing nicely with an enrollment of 60; we expect to have more soon.
Yarnaby softball team played two games on our diamond Friday. We won one and they the other.
One month of school has gone by. All pupils are working hard; they got their report cards this week after monthly examinations.
Singers, you are invited to come to singing each Wednesday night. We have new song books. Come to help us sing.
Our softball team will play Yarnaby here Friday; the following Friday they play at Pirtle.
A group of young singers went to Caddo Sunday afternoon to singing. They reported a nice time with lots of good singing.
Twenty-five in school had the honor of being neither absent nor tardy the first month. Also had 22 perfect spellers.
Mr. Rose is teaching a course in first aid. Mrs. Rose is teaching music to all students in school. Mrs. Campbell teaches primary and she is working wholeheartedly.
Bro. Tatum of Durant delivered a splendid message on Sunday School and its work, especially he stressed the work we have had the past three months. We invite him to come and be with us again.
Mr. and Mrs. Dodd of Durant and Mr. and Mrs. McFatridge of Bushnell were with us at singing Wednesday night.
Dorothy Paddock is visiting her sister in Philadelphia.
Some of our young folks went to Hatcher Saturday night to attend a revival there.
Several from here attended the revival at Armstrong Friday night.