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More signs of spring with trees getting their green leaves and dogwoods joining the other early blooms making a show for tourists driving the highways. They certainly are a pretty sight this time of year.
In March it was sassafrass root time and a memory of John Zook who really got in the spirit of digging the roots and sharing with friends who made the special tea.
James and Bea Link attended the funeral service for his oldest brother, in Minneville, TN., who was 87 years old and a World War II veteran, Sunday, April 3.
Last Saturday, April 9, they went to Branson to meet James’ sister, who lives in Hollister and Bea’s brother, from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was meeting them there.
Prayers are with Sylvia Carson in N. Pekin, Illinois who has knee surgery this week.
This Tuesday evening Lilly Ridge Church hosts the Little Vine Fellowship meeting at 7:00 p.m.
The Mammoth Church Saturday night singing was well attended and enjoyed with all the special singing. The food served afterwards was extra special also.
Prayers are for Anna Anderson with her health problems and wish for her the best.
Douglas and Wright County Extension clubs will be at Tecumseh Fire House on Tuesday, April 19 joining Ozark County Club for the day with our Spring Fling silent auction when we exchange plants, bulbs, and other items.
On April 26 KTLO Vicki Garner will be at the Methodist Church at Theodosia with her Garden Club information, at 11:00 a.m.
Richard and Rene Blackburns grandson, Alex, is going to Columbia with his FFA class at GHS from Wednesday through Friday in State Competition. He will be entering Missouri State University at West Plains this fall after graduating this spring.
The Blackburns are going this coming weekend to help celebrate their youngest granddaughter’s 5th birthday in Harrisonville.
News from Ginger Peters in New Jersey is that they have had a cold winter and lots of snow.
Our area was fortunate to have less snow and ice, that could have made our winter months much worse. It took less fuel to keep warm the past months, so we were lucky.
There will be early Easter Services at Mt. Pleasant Church near Udall, at 8:30 a.m. The first scheduled service since the renovation of the building. Joe and Ernestine Gaddy are involved and have been working to get it going again as the neighborhood needs the church active. Best wishes to all who help with it.
Prayers are for Mamie Strong who had a bad fall and for Bob Robbins, who saw his doctor for an infection and is on an antibiotic. Peggy keeps busy seeing after and driving her family members for appointments and seeing after them.
Doris Treiber’s three remaining hens lay eggs every day, now that they stay in the pen so the coyotes can’t kill them as they did others.
On news programs said the best and most popular pets now are chickens. They can be very tame and depend on their owners for a few grains of food now and then.
Just a thought, “Every path has a few puddles.”