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It is still dry and dusty with no rain showers yet, at this writing. We gained our “lost hour” of sleep Sunday morning. Some folks forgot to turn back their clocks and made it in time for Sunday school, one of them being Lanell Long. You are encouraged to do that again!
Gainesville Eastern Star Chapter meets this Monday night, the 8th. There will be installation of officers Saturday afternoon, Nov. 27 for 2011.
On December 5th Lilly Ridge Church invites everyone that can come for worship service as the Elnora’s will be with us, and we are hoping to have at least 150 in service that morning.
Nov. 20 is the Ladies Prayer brunch hosted by Lilly Ridge Church Women, at 10:00 a.m. The theme will be “Give God Your Best.” Our church is now collecting food for the annual Inter-Agency Council Thanksgiving baskets.
It was a chilly Saturday morning for Sylvia Carson’s sale. Best wishes to her.
Best wishes to Gene Mellott who had a bad ear infection (vertigo) and was at Mtn. Home doctor.
Sympathy is expressed for the family of Pat Hambelton who lost their loved one Wednesday in Dora and to all others who lost their loved ones recently.
A belated birthday wish to Anna Larson who celebrated on November 5. She and her daughter visited me Friday afternoon. She is feeling better after quite a lengthy illness this past summer.
Paralee Rea attended the Bakersfield American Legion Auxiliary Chili Cook-Off Friday.
A name correction in last weeks paper was Frank Lang (not Long) who was ill.
Little Wyatt Moody, son of Matthew Moody, will be 4 years old this Friday Nov. 12, at Tecumseh.
Belated anniversary wishes to Dave and Karen K. Davis November 5, their 51st and to Marty Pitcock in Salina, Kansas, his 42nd birthday, on Nov. 5th.
His Dad is in Skaggs Hospital in Branson slowly recovering from a life threatening illness, which came on suddenly last Thursday, Nov. 4th, when he had internal bleeding from a ruptured spleen. They appreciate the emergency surgery by a good surgeon, his life was spared at Skaggs Hospital. Prayers are appreciated in his behalf.
Lilly Ridge interim pastor, Danny Norton, had a good sermon, both morning and evening services and those who stayed for the bi-monthly dinner enjoyed a delicious meal.
Roger Satterfield attended church with his parents and joined us for dinner. He has been deer hunting.
Calling to check on the condition of her brother, Marlyn Pitcock, Kris Luebbert, from Tillamook, Oregon, Sunday afternoon, was in Seattle, Washington over the weekend, “driving by” the big Boeing aircraft and aerospace place where their Dad, Eldon Pitcock, went to school in the early 1960’s for his work on the Minuteman missiles. Quite interesting for her to see! Her Dad attended the Worlds Fair in Seattle.
How many folks have enjoyed the publication of “Lard Buckets and Paper Pokes” as much as I have, depicting one-room school days?
Edith McKinnon has had a bad case of bronchial infection and has been very sick. Also Peggy Helms has been ill and on medication for blood pressure problems. Best wishes to both. Zoe Ann Garcia is confined to the house of her mothers with a broken foot and cast on to her knee.
The Little Vine Fellowship meeting was this Tuesday evening at Calvary General Baptist Church in West Plains. Joe Gaddy was the speaker for the meeting.
We were sorry to hear of James Hudson’s house burning Sunday morning near Wasola.
Just a thought, “Patience is a tree whose root is bitter, but its fruit is very sweet.”