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Hello from our home to yours.We started last week with  David Ball, who comes once a month to play the piano for us. He does such a wonderful job, and we just love when he’s here. Later in the afternoon we gathered in the dining room for our birthday party. There we celebrated three residents’ and...
How time gets away! Where did March go? April 1 brought back memories of my oldest sister, Ruth Crawford, marrying Dewey Moody on April 1, 1934. We teased them about it being April Fool’s Day.  Dewey was our Ozark County clerk, and before they married, he boarded with Arless Huffman’s family. They...
We are very happy after getting a little over 5 inches of rain last week.  The rivers were muddy, and the small branches ran through good. Highway 181 at Hodgson Mill was closed for a while.Paul and I went to Springfield Thursday and took several bags of clothes to the Thrift Haven. Casey met us at...
This month’s “first Sunday” fried chicken dinner fundraiser will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 8. Please join us for a great dinner and a good way to support The Center and the Gainesville High School band and choir students who will be serving the meal for tips. MenusLunch is served...
Signs of spring are everywhere, and my yard is full of blooming flowers. When I think of trimming many shrubs that aren’t as attractive through most of the year, I remember how pretty their blooms are in springtime. I have forsythia and a hedge of bridal wreath and japonica in my yard. I moved...
The beautiful sunshine days are great. We hope to get the rain, and then maybe some of the cattle feeding will slow down. Then here comes fertilizer time.I love this time of the year with the different kinds of flowers, fruit trees, Easter lillies, dogwoods (pink and white), white serviceberries,...
I enjoy hearing from my friend Elda Edwards over at Ocie. She keeps up with me through my items in the paper. She wrote to me recently that she had been outside digging Jerusalem artichokes. Elda and I took our emergency medical technician training together many years ago. We had instructors come...
We got  a half inch of rain this Monday morning. Sure was nice.Back when the wind had calmed down, the guys at Caney Mountain did some burning. We could see the fire line at night.I talked with Virginia (Grisham) Kastning  on the 15th and wished her a happy birthday.  She still lives in Wichita,...
Menus Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more.Wednesday, March 21: meatballs and ravioli, Tuscan-blend vegetables, garlic...
It’s beginning to look more like spring. Grass is greening up some, and the front yard had a big bunch of robins and meadow larks one morning. The Easter lily flowers are blooming lots of places.We went to Cookie’s for supper one night. They are now open Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and...

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