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Mt. Olive (Highlonesome) Church cancelled their monthly singing, June 25 Saturday night due to their homecoming day Sunday, June 26. Everyone is welcome to their homecoming. Keith Lafferty is pastor.
June 26 is homecoming day at Chadwick Baptist Temple on Hwy. 125 in Chadwick. Pastor Jerry Loveland and congregation invites you to join them. Rev. James Orick will be preaching at 11 a.m.
Everyone enjoyed the wonderful service at Garrison Sunday. A week ago Sunday a girl said Jesus came into her heart and she needed to be saved. Her dad talked to James Wednesday night and she was saved. Sunday everyone was happy for her. We had a great service. Several came with family for Father’s Day and 51 were present. They had a lot of fun and laughs giving out Father’s Day gifts. Then God blessed us with a great service. Attendance was down Sunday night, but we had a very good service. Most people were still celebrating Father’s Day. A couple went to Union Hill to hear Bro. Jeremy Gilbert preach. He is a good friend of theirs and he use to attend Garrison Church. He was recently called into the ministry.
Anyone having any news to put in the column, let me know.
Violet Hinote enjoys reading the column. She is Portia Potter’s mother. She and her daughter, Lannie were going to Florida for vacation. Violet, I hope you had a good time. Portia was supposed to be on vacation but she said cleaning house and yard was on the list. She hoped to get some fishing done. Remember all the work will be there, but fishing you need to be there when they are biting.
A dozer has been busy on the former Harold Jones’ place. Brandon Morrison bought the side where the barn is. There is always lots of work on a farm, you can always find something. Since James retired he has found a lot.
Raina Powell and Crissie Coaltrain visited Sunday evening with us. They sure are growing fast.
Chloe Wolford of Nixa called she talked so much stronger. She still needs your prayers. Around Highlonesome she was known by Sugar Babe and her family calls her Suggie. She is one of the homegrown Highlonesome girls and proud of it. She is such a sweet and pleasant person.
Iona Maggard’s son, Ervin, came home Friday from Kansas City. Please pray for him and that he can be put on the transplant list.
People are enjoying the lazy days of summer Several are out on their four wheelers. I believe I saw Preston Hampton taking a nap on his porch, but he may be like James, I will say taking a nap? No just resting my eyes. Preston looked pretty comfortable and the swimming holes are getting used. We sure need a rain.
Last Monday James and me attended the funeral of Fay Maggard. My sympathy sent to Kenneth and Barbara and families.
John and Connie Siler entertained family members for an early Father’s Day on Saturday night at their home. Those attending were her dad, Junior, and Betty Halcomb, her brother, David Halcomb, the Siler’s children and grandchildren, Brad, Patty and Adlynn Siler and Amanda, Brad, Hope, Araina, Kaylee and Kegan. Sunday John and Connie were at his dads, Bob Siler, for Father’s Day with other family members.
Jerry Nelson had several of his kids and grandkids home on Father’s Day. Doug Nelson was there. He has helped Jerry put up hay, also Coon Harris helped.
Just a thought: birthdays are good for you; the more you have the longer you live.
Take care, don’t over heat. Pray for rain without a storm. As they say, you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but it would be nice.