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The Center will hold its regular first Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. The meal includes a beverage and dessert.  This is a great way to enjoy a delicious dinner and support The Center, on...
We are still dry. If it rains a little, the wind comes up and dries it up fast. Sunday morning it looked like a snow on the ground, but it was just the heavy frost. When the sun came out, it got real foggy. The wildlife have been around, including deer and turkeys. Also, the meadowlarks have been...
My friend Jerry Miller is expecting her two nephews coming from the Gulf Coast, one from Mississippi and and the other from Louisiana. They’re coming to bow hunt for the deer.  I enjoyed a Sunday visit and dinner with my daughter Kris and granddaughter Alexus. We visited in Dave and Karen Davis’...
Hello from our home to yours. Last week was busy and eventful. The building is all decorated for Halloween, and the scarecrows throughout the building are spooktacular! We are very much into the Halloween spirit this year.  After our morning exercises Monday morning, we gathered in the dining room...

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A memorial service for Beverly Forrest will be held at The Center from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. Please join us Sunday, Nov. 5, for our regular first Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. The meal...
We finally got .09 inches of rain. It will help because it is so dry. It looks like the fall weather is coming in. Paul saw some frost one morning last week when he went to feed. Some people are already feeding hay. Mr.  Szabo has been doing some carpentry work on his front porch. One afternoon...
Folks who are lucky to have a turnip patch have some good eating now. I miss having my own turnip patch that I always had for many years. In years past, we would pull the turnips this time of year, cut off most of the tops and bury them back in an area in the garden that had good drainage. We would...
We are still hoping for a good rain. In two little showers we got .03 inches in all. Every bit does help a little, and we are thankful. Paul saw the old airplanes that flew over one day. I had a visit with a guy from Oklahoma on Friday. It was Doyn Mallow, and he was here to attend a school reunion...
My goodness! Summer is gone. Acorns are falling on the ground, and I can hear them falling on my metal roof too. I always enjoyed December coming, especially back in the 1930s when my sisters, both being schoolteachers, ordered candy for their students, and I was included (spoiled that I was--can’t...
A free “Medicare and You” class will be offered here at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10,  sponsored by The SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging and The Center. The class helps participants make sense of the decisions  involved in starting Medicare and in making choices during open enrollment. Individual...

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