Annual J.C. Dortch Deer Supper Was Held Saturday Night In Bratt

March 29, 2008

About 130 people attended the annual J.C. Dortch Deer Supper Saturday evening at Bratt First Baptist Church .

The meal included deer cooked in a variety of ways, including fried, smoked, stewed and even made into sausage. Chicken was also be available to those that do not like deer. The meal also included lots side dishes and desserts. All items were provided by the church.

The free supper was provided by Bratt First Baptist as a community outreach for church members and non-members alike; the entire community was invited. Tim and Diana Hawsey, and Edward and Lissa Bardin provided the music.

The annual event was started about 20 years ago by J.C. Dortch, who provided the meat. About eight years ago, Colvin Davis became involved. After Mr. Dortch passed away almost two years ago, Mr. Davis took over the supper. He, along with his sons and grandsons, have provided 12 deer for Saturday night’s meal.

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