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It is another beautiful Sunday. James preached at Chadwick Baptist Temple and Rev. Dennis and Jenny Downs and Tom and Phyllis Pettit came. Dennis, Tom and Phyllis remember the good church services we had at White Oak. People were humble, in one accord, cared for one another and wanted to serve God. A lot were baptized in that cold creek by the White Oak Schoolhouse twenty-nine years ago. Sunday night we went to Mt. Olive. We’ve seen lots of changes over the years.
Some like the time change and some don’t like everything else. We can’t please everybody. We just have to go with the flow.
George and Janie Morrison’s visitors were Bo and Calab and Jayme Morrison, Phyllis Bloomer and grandson, Austin Gastineau.
Janie and Betty Halcomb went together to the beauty shop and onto town.
Jerry Maggard gave a birthday offering at Mt. Olive Sunday. We wish him many more. He and Neva sure enjoy their granddaughter. Neva had pictures to show us at the election. Also, Mt. Olive will have their monthly singing November 27. Everyone is welcome.
Jerry and Donna Loveland went to Jefferson City. They visited granddaughter, Nikki and husband. They have a church they are proud of and wanted them to attend. Nikki is Bob and Trish Loveland’s daughter and her brother, Jake, had a track meet they all wanted to watch him and I believe I am somewhat right.
Miss Taylor Loveland went with her Uncle Bob and Aunt Trish.
Also Jeff Loveland’s son, Brad, joined the army. I know Jeff and daughter, Taylor will miss him.
James and me were fixing fence Saturday and Jerry Nelson came out and chatted and we visited George and Bo Morrison while walking.
Remember Jerry’s grandson, Wyatt Applegate, he had surgery in St. Louis Wednesday, also, Dr. Randy Lea saw him at the election. He will be going to Houston. He needs our prayers that this experiment will work.
Joyce Williams left a message that her granddaughter, Abby Welch, killed a 15-point buck during youth season. Way to go Abby. Her grandma sounded real proud.
The flies and wasps are still flying around. The weather is rather odd to dress for, maybe rather warm for deer season.
My niece, Tracie (Halcomb) Thompson called and she was leaving Wichita and going back to her home in Council Grove, Kansas. She said as she was traveling she thought of us and called to say hello. It sure was nice of her.
Most people are glad the election is over. Things did not go the way some people wanted it to. News flash, a lot of things I don’t like. The economy is bad, insurance is a mess for most people. People who work all their life can’t have a decent retirement. My husband worked for Fasco for 34 years getting a very small retirement. They found ways to beat them out. People called the government officials and they told them to call someone else. Now most all the factories are gone. Welfare is abused. One young lady worked up to a good job, but need some help raising two kids with no support from their Dad. Welfare said quit your job and we will help. She did not quit. Our world works off the old saying, scratch my back and I will yours or you have to know the right people. Doing right about anything and morals are gone. All we can do is suck it up and go on. I approve this message and people are fed up and I get tired of hearing that. I went with Sandra Harvill to take the ballots in.
Election day went pretty fast and Larry Hutchinson got us a good fire started. I always enjoy seeing and visiting with folks.
After church Sunday we ate at Subway and enjoyed visiting Rev. Jon and Mary Mitchell. James chatted a few minutes as we were leaving to see Joe McMullin.
Happy belated birthday wishes to Eula Shortt. She celebrated 91 years. Phyllis told me and Barbara Day had a picture of her with her siblings.
Have a safe deer hunt, so much can happen. Tree stands are dangerous and lots of things can go wrong. Good luck hunters.