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Black walnuts cover the ground at my home and have to be raked up before mowing the grass. The price of $11.00 per hundred pounds is being paid. In past years we were glad to get $4.00 and let none stay on the ground.
Lilly Ridge fall revival was well attended each night last week. Other churches are now having their revivals also.
Belated birthday wishes to Ernestine Gaddy on Sept. 21, to Delores Looney on October 1 and Warren Moody and Earlene Crisp on Oct. 10.
My sympathy to Phyllis Balsavich, of Isabella, who lost her husband recently. His musical talent on the accordian is missed by many friends who heard him play.
Eastern Star Grand Chapter in Missouri is in Joplin this week.
Congratulations to Wesley and Kim Uchtman, and Will, who were honored at the Missouri State Fair by Farm Bureau as the farm family of the year, and they are from our neighborhood near Tecumseh and Lick Creek.
The family of Modie (Friend) Evans has our sympathy and of Don Kelly of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, who sister is Mosolene Shaw, of Springfield. His wife, Jurlean, was my classmate at GHS.
Lilly Ridge Church dismissed Sunday evening services so everyone here could visit the Liberty Church at Isabella revival (with Zach Williams, evangelist) who wished to go. We were glad to have visitors Sunday morning during service, Bro. Danny Norton had a good sermon.
Ida Mae Huse and Mary Ketchum attended the Silver Haired Legislature meeting in Jefferson City Wednesday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 7. They stayed at the Capital Plaza for the banquet on Wednesday and Mary visited her sister, who lives there in Jefferson City Wednesday night. A shuttle bus took them on Thursday from the Capitol Plaza to the capitol.
This Tuesday the retired teachers meet at the Senior Center in Gainesville.
It was good to see Mary Ketchum at church Sunday among other visitors.
Lilly Ridge Extension Club meets at the Tecumseh Firehouse on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. and plan to make lap robes, one of their annual projects.
Sylvia Carson is to have cataract surgery Oct. 19 in Mtn. Home. Best wishes. Her daughter, Jennifer will be staying with her. They have been here packing up lots of Sylvia’s things to move to Illinois after her sale in early November. Her new house is being built in Illinois near both of her daughter’s homes and will be near completion.
Zoe Ann Garcia had the misfortune of breaking her foot, and has a cast on for three months. Best wishes. The Garcia’s now live with her mother, Edith McKinnon.
Edith took her granddaughter, Sharon, to have lunch at the Christmas House one day.
Best wishes to those who have had the fall virus. It is hard to get rid of.
Our prayers are with Denise (King) Hambelton, in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and all her family members, as they stayed with her over the weekend. Her mom, Stella, needed to come home and take care of herself after a tiring visit to be with Denise, with other family members. This Thursday is Denise’s birthday and her daughter, Sarah, has an Oct. 23 birthday.
It is cloudy and looking rainy as these news are written Monday morning.
Mearl Satterfield worked at son, Roger’s farm on Swan Creek, near Sparta, last week brush hogging. Roger’s new house is being built as he sold his home of 12 years in Ozark in early summer.
“Hello” to all Ozark Countians and “Missourians” who live away and out of state, who read our news.