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It has turned cold again almost cold enough to frost. Surely it will warm up before long. I hope all the lightening strikes are over.
Visiting me this past week were my brother, John Bricker, and oldest daughter, Sherry Jean from Mineral Wells, Texas. The weather is much warmer down there than up here.
Visiting today were Tony and Lisa Richards, Charley Hampton, Cody and Braxton Richards, Lisa Ritter and her daughter.
I sent the paper to my sister-in-law telling of the death of her cousin, Lucinda Matthews two weeks ago. She hadn’t heard about Lucinda’s passing.
I have so many beautiful birds I feed. I looked out and counted 15 yellow and black finches. Five doves were on the ground along with some of the blue finches. I always have some red birds ready to eat.
My sympathy to all that lost loved ones and to any one in need of prayer.
Our area once again escapted what could have been a lot worse then it was last Thursday evening and night. Dick and I went down “A” Highway to Ava. Friday morning we saw where several trees had been blown down. We stopped at Helen Dobbins on Highway 5 and saw what the wind did to Ronnie Dobbins barn. It ripped the southwest corner of the roof off. It did a lot of damage to the barn and a tree fell on his roofing truck that was sitting in his yard.
There was a big crowd in the Plainview School Gym Thursday night where the students put on a play going back in years past for the theme. They did a good job and we appreciate all of those who put it together.
My cousin, Geraldine (Applegate) Holt called me last week to let me know she is doing pretty good after having some treatments for cancer. She wanted to remind me she was 88 years old in February. She lives in Oldfield, but stays with her son, Lional, some times.
Norma Cross had her son, Kenny, and grandson, Seth Hunt, from Springfield spend the weekend with her.
The Jenkins Cemetery board held their meeting in the Jenkins building Thursday evening. Several issues were brought up and voted on. Danny Johnson is the chairman and Connie Johnson is secretary and treasurer. Board members are Randy and Oliver Lee Jenkins, Gary Johnson, Roy and Sally Hicks, Allen Kelly, Pauline Richards. All members were there except Georgia Sanders. Tim Jenkins will continue mowing the cemetery.
After church and birthday and anniversary dinner Sunday at Goodhope General Baptist Church we all went to Beaver Creek on T Highway for a baptism service. David Welch baptized two teenagers. It was cold, but no one seemed to mind.