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Elijah Church of Christ’s Vacation Bible School will be held May 20-23, and the theme is “Noah’s Ark Adventure.” Speakers and times for the adult class will be Ashley Pendergrass at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 20, speaking on “Noah Obeys God”; Avery Hackney at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, speaking on “God Sends a...
We got another good rain. It puts the fertilizer in the ground, fills ponds and makes the creeks run through.  I received a call from Virginia (Grisham) Kastning in Wichita on my birthday. I always talk to her on her birthday also.  Our gospel meetings last week at Smith Chapel were well intended...
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, May 16: sweet ’n’ sour meatballs, seasoned potato, Italian-...
A special thank you to the Masonic Lodge brothers who treated us “wives and widows” to a big chicken dinner Saturday at Cookie’s in Theodosia overlooking the lake. Bobby Grisham took me and another widow, Sue Tharp. At 95, I must have been the oldest of the wives and widows there.   What a pest I...
I have enjoyed corresponding with my friend Elda Edwards at Ocie. She has been entertaining a Baltimore oriole at her hummingbird feeder. She said she hadn’t seen one in years. Friends in her garden club told her they were back, but she hadn’t seen any until the one showed up.Elda has a buckeye...
Congratulations to “our” kindergarten graduates Hunter Gott, son of Jami Bridges and grandson of Shawn and Sherry Lewellen;  Avianna Novak , daughter of Savannah Ingram; Pazlea Atkinson, son of Janelle Miller and Kiley McCullough, and great-granddaughter of C.L. Sapp. We also congratulate our sixth...
Friday, April 20, Gary and I got to Cox South Hospital at 5 a.m. to have my surgery. I had a laproscopic total hysterectomy, robot assisted. No cancer, no driving for two weeks, no lifting for six weeks. I am thankful for all who prayed for me.I had a surprise visitor Friday while I was in the...
MenusWednesday, May 9: chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy country-blend vegetables, fresh-baked roll, butterscotch brownies. Thursday, May 10: pork ribs, sweet potato, coleslaw, homestyle biscuit, poke cake. Friday, May 11: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, cherry cobbler....
To jump-start the week, we gathered in the dining room to make brownies. We made three different kinds –regular, Oreo and s’more brownies. The residents said they had never made Oreo or s’more brownies, and they absolutely loved making them. After lunch, we all went back to the dining room to taste...
The weather has greatly improved. The sunshine is so nice, and there’s a lot of lawn mowing going on. There’s also a lot of spreading fertilizer and lime and spraying weeds and sprouts in the pastures. The old cows are enjoying the green grass; they lie down and rest when they get full.Everyone is...

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