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Daylight Savings Time begins March 13, so get ready to turn clocks ahead an hour and St. Patrick’s Day is just ahead on the 17th. The “annual” concert of Green Valley Grass now Bob Hammons and Wildwood will be at Mammoth Church on Saturday night, March 12.
The March Lilly Ridge Extension Club Meeting will be Thursday, the 17th, at the home of Karen N. Davis, at 10:00 a.m. Guests for the program will be Nancy Walker, for Toys For Tots, and a representative for the Silver Leaf Shelter program. The meeting should be over before lunch time.
I had a letter from Sylvia Carson in North Pekin, Illinois last week. She has been having some problems with her knee. May need knee surgery before long. She hopes to come back to visit her sisters toward the last week in March, with her daughter, and will get to see other friends while here.
It was a cold day Saturday for the auction sale of Joe High’s house near Sand Ridge area. I haven’t heard if it sold yet.
Ernestine Gaddy’s brother-in-law, Jim Hayter, passed away two weeks ago and was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, in Walnut Grove, MO. Ernestine went to her sister, Mildred’s, for a few days visit, follwing her husband’s death. Joe drove her there, as she still doesn’t drive herself after her foot surgery. She goes this Tuesday to her doctor to see if she can get back to wearing her regular shoes.
Congratulations to Shane and April Suter, parents of a baby boy, Corbin Lee, born Sunday, Feb. 27. They live at Ava and Shane works in Kansas.
Madison Johnson, neighbor of Edith McKinnon, spent the night with Sharon Garcia, at Edith’s home.
A gourmet lunch was enjoyed by Edith McKinnon’s Sunday school class at Mtn. Home, at Yoshi Japanese Steakhouse, where they watched their chef cook steak, chicken, shrimp, vegetables, noodles and rice with much skill and showmanship. The group would enjoy going back again.
A reception was held for Pastor David and Roxanne Johnson of First Baptist Church, in Mtn. Home, Sunday, who resigned after twenty years service there. As his last service there were 20 who were baptized by him. Edith McKinnon attended the baptism and reception also.
Lilly Ridge Church had their bi-monthly dinner following services Sunday morning.
The club council members met at the Senior Citizens Monday morning, March 7, to plan for the April 19th DOW Meeting we will host.
The family of Pauline Wallace has our sympathy in their loss.
Loretta (Carroll) Crewse is still with her daughter, in Tulsa, as she undergoes radiation and chemo therapy. Best wishes.
Budding trees are being held back by the cooler weather, which is good. We can soon enjoy redbud and dogwood blossoms as spring approaches.
“Hello” to former Ozark Countians who live away and read our weekly news.