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Chadwick Baptist Temple had a work day Saturday and it sure looked nice.Pastor Jerry Loveland brought the message after the good special songs Sunday.
Sunday, April 24 they will have Sunrise Services at 6:30 a.m. Rev. James Orick will be preaching. Refreshments will follow and an egg hunt for the kids after services. Everyone welcome. Come and join them and go on to your church services afterwards. There will be plenty of time. Sunday night starts their revival at 7 p.m. Rev. Troy Hull and Rev. Jon Mitchell Sr. will be speakers. They welcome everyone to come out and help.
April 9 – Saturday evening Junior and Betty Halcomb’s children, Connie and John Siler, David Halcomb and their grandchildren, Amanda and Brad Evans, Hope, Kaylee, Araina and Keagan, Brad and Patty Siler and Adlynn honored them at the Chadwick Community Building for their 60th wedding anniversary. They had a beautiful cake and other varieties of cakes, ice cream, pop, tea and coffee, mints and nuts were served to family and close friends. They received nice cards and gifts. Amanda had nice center pieces and decorations made.
Happy wedding anniversary to Tony and Lisa Richards. Here is wishing many more together. They went shopping in Springfield and ate out. Their son, Charley Hampton caught a 22 inch walleye and a 24 inch one. Good fishing. Lisa has been enjoying fishing. She was with Charley when he landed the 24 inch one. The Richards anniversary is the same day, April 9, as the Halcombs.
Shelby Crossland has the leading part in a school play at Sparta. We wish her good luck on her performance.
John and Connie Siler, Junior and Betty Halcomb ate supper with David Halcomb enjoying mushrooms and fish and all the good fixings that go with it. John and David, James and me fished last week with pretty good luck. Now Monday starts turkey season. Lets all be careful. It sure is fun, but very dangerous.
Mushroom season here has been touch and go. The most I found at once was 57 and then about half a bread sack, sometimes a very few or 1 or 2. Not a good season for us, but better than last year. I thought James being retired I would lose weight – wrong. I have gained too much with the fried food and too much food being consumed. My big problem is I’m hungry all the time. I better get to picking greens.
Friday night James and I attended the visitation of Linda (Suggs) Medlock. She is Dorothy Phillips’ sister. I attended school with her. She was a year behind me. We stopped by John and Connie Silers. Happy anniversary to them Saturday, April 16. John got her a beautiful bouquet of flowers.
Rex and Shirley Halcomb and several of her family members attended the visitation for Linda (Suggs) Medlock. They had the visitation in the old chapel people were going and coming, but looked like a large crowd. It got pretty full at one time.
My sympathy to the Medlock family and Joe Pete Miller family. Joe is Bobbi (Thomas) Miller’s father-in-law.
Several I heard enjoyed Wayne Cipriano’s Letter To The Editor. Everyone wonders, but no one does anything. We wait until its too late like our jobs are all gone overseas. Health care is a mess and most people can’t afford it and you’re lucky if it pays your bills as there is always a catch.
Janie and George Morrison are having their storm shelter sided the past week. We had lots of rain and very cold and nasty Friday and Friday night. It sure is hard to plant gardens by the signs due to the rains. Before long we will be griping for rain. Phyllis Bloomer visited Janie Saturday. They cleaned house and made pies. It sounds like good eating after working.
I talked to Sue Thomas Saturday. Her mother-in-law, Rhoda Thomas, needs your prayers along with her very good caregivers.
Charley and Mikie Hampton have been grabbing suckers and eating white bass.
Speaking of suckers while fishing, Portia thought she had a large fish on and told Donald to help her. He sat there and James started to get our net and Donald shook his head no and when he grinned James knew he was the one making her think she had a fish. When she said, Donald Potter, we knew he was in trouble. I told her she caught a big sucker and she agreed. I told her it runs in preacher’s blood to do that and James done me the same way after they left. See, I was right. They had a very pretty little granddaughter with them. Donald called to see how he was feeling. He said he is the pastor at Eastern Gate. We wish him and Portia the best.
Sunday, Iona Maggard’s visitors and dinner guests were Ervin and Sandra Maggard and Valerie Austin.
They had trash pick up day Saturday at Mt. Olive. Rev. Dennis Downs will be bringing the message at their Sunrise Service. Everyone welcome.
Happy Easter to everyone. Remember what it is all about. Jesus died for us on the cross and arose.