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One of Gainesville’s youngest farmers, Jeremiah Paul Hamm, then 4, and his cowgirl-costumed red hen, Miss Pinky, walked away with the Most Unusual Pet Award in the 2017 Hootin an Hollarin pet show. Times photographer Jessi Dreckman snapped this photo of the award-winning pair backstage right after...
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, Sept. 12: chicken Parmesan, fresh pasta, Tuscan-blend...
Wild grapes make the best jelly, but I can’t get out to find them now. My memories go back for years to the time when my grandfather Ebrite grew grapes to make wine. Being a medical doctor, it was a good medicine - and high on his list!  The old saying, “Possum in a pawpaw patch” rings a bell as I...
Hello from our home to yours. Here at the Gainesville Health Care Center, we played dominoes and watched movies on Monday. On Tuesday, we had our Red Hat tea party. The ladies enjoyed visiting with one another and eating delicious cookies with coffee. Soon after, we went outside for our walking...
We had a quick little shower Thursday evening, which was really needed.  We have tomatoes, peppers and okra in the garden yet. Last week we were blessed with a visit from my sister Velva’s family. Velva’s daughter Nancy Sabo and her daughter Becky flew into Spring-field from Billings, Montana. My...
The Center in Gainesville will host its annual BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser and dessert auction from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. The meal will be prepared by the Theodosia United Methodist Church Men’s group and will include chicken, baked beans and delicious potato salad, along with drinks...
Please join us from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 5 for our first-Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser. The meal includes a beverage and dessert, and the cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Students from Bakersfield School will be serving the meal to earn tips for upcoming...
Greetings from our area as summer heads into fall. How time gets away as we get older! It teaches us to not waste God’s special gift to us and encourages us to be useful and share our talents with others in our time here on earth. Air conditioners are getting a workout. It used to be a fan that...
Hello from our home to yours. To jump-start last week, we had sewing club on Monday and worked on cross-stitch blocks. Then we went outside to enjoy the fresh air. Later in the day, we did crayon art on canvas.  Tuesday morning, employees from the courthouse came and helped the residents with...
The next American Red Cross blood drive here will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the First Baptist Church, 119 Second St.  The Red Cross announced recently that the organization is currently enduring an emergency blood shortage – in part due to regular donors’ absence on...

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