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Vegetation has really revived since around five inches of rain fell last Thursday. My crepe myrtle bushes are now budded ready to bloom again after such a hot August! Fall gardens should produce some good vegetables, even late planted turnip crops.
My sympathy is expressed to the Mildred Shipley family and the Maxine Terry family in their loss. Theodore and Mildred Shipley lived at Lilly Ridge with her parents when they first married.
Lilly Ridge Fall Revival is fast approaching and Zack Williams, of Norwood will be the evangelist on Sunday evening, Oct. 3. The revival continues through Thursday evening, Oct. 7 with Bro. Dale Roberts, Bro. Bill Bales, Bro. Doug Irwin and Bro. Robert Roberts on each of the following nights.
The women’s prayer brunch is at Oak Grove General Baptist Church in Wasola at 9 a.m. Samantha Mayberry plans to take Lilly Ridge Church van for those who plan to go from here.
Stop in at the quilt show on the square (located in the old Western Auto Building) while attending Hootin’ An’ Hollarin’.
Not many Ozark Countians won any of the White River Electric Co-op prizes as we are out-numbered by Taney and Christian County members who were in attendance. One lady from Gainesville and one from Hardenville were local winners.
Best wishes to Wilbur Cowart who has health problems, also Anna Larson and all others who are sick. There are far too many to mention it seems.
David Trivitt and wife, Carolyn, have had a vacation in Mexico on his return from Afghanistan, where he has employment.
Best wishes to Don and Betty Decker, who along with so many others have health problems.
Kristin Luebbert an granddaughter, Alexus, are spending time with me and we were in Branson Saturday, then visited her brother and family, Marlyn and Charlene Pitcock at Forsyth that afternoon, having Chet and Dana Taylor meet us, and visit them also.
Loretta Davidson expects her brother, Troy Johnson, from Rockford, Illinois this week to visit and attend Hootin’ An’ Hollarin’.
The story published in Theodosia Daily News about a Kentucky farmer having his popcorn actually get so hot that kernels partially popped in the rows, could very well be a fact, as August heat was almost unbearable.
Marlyn and Charlene Pitcock from Forsyth, and Dana Taylor spent Monday with Linnie Ingram and Kristin Luebbert and Alexus.
Best wishes to Maxine Smith who is having a bout with shingles.
Just a thought, “Life is a roller coaster, and you never know when it’s going to take a turn.”