Father’s Day was observed on Sun., June 15, at the First Baptist Church of McConnell where 53 fathers were honored by recognition and each were given a gift from the church. The oldest father present was Clyde Keaton at age 84. The youngest father was Zak Martin. The father with the most children present was David Meade. The youngest grandfather in attendance was Jesse Kitchen. Dale Sheppard was the father with the youngest child present and the father with the oldest child present was Curley Belcher. The morning message, given by Pastor John E. Godby, challenged the men to be fathers who train up their children in God’s ways and to set a godly example to each child.