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Pauline Bradshaw was taken to a Springfield hospital Thursday. They, the family, thought she had a stroke. After tests and getting better, they brought her home. Pauline is the wife of Luther Bradshaw and she has had health problems for some time.
We didn’t have much company this week but enjoyed what we had. Joan (Bradshaw) Collins stopped by with some pictures she took at the benefit in Mountain Grove for Leon Bradshaw. One was Leon with his uncles James and Leo Bradshaw. Don and Herman Eagleston of near Ava stopped for a visit as they were returning from business in Mountain Grove.
John (Buck) Dawson entered St. John’s Hospital Monday and they placed stints in one more blockage but left the fourth blockage until later. They may have to do by-pass surgery. Four blockages are quite a load. He had a severe heart attack a short time ago. He just spent one night in the hospital this time. He’s not able to work and that’s bad with a family to care for.
Teresa Chadwell and Joan Gray were going to Lebanon Friday after Teresa closed her shop. They asked Leo and I to ride along and we did. We all had supper up there before we came home.
The new house across the road from Joan Gray near Macomb is coming along fast. It’s on part of the Golden Stofer farm and being built by their granddaughter. Her last name is Sowers and she’s from Mansfield and will teach at Norwood this coming term.
Norwood has hired a new superintendent due to Dr. Don Forrest resignation. Dr. Forrest will be going to Branson. The new man is John Eaton from Winona. He has two boys ages 11 and 5. Mr. Eaton will be moving to Norwood area.
Tyler McIntosh, a Marine from Afghanistan called his parents early one morning this week and talked a bit. Weston, a Marine son, is still in California.
Velma Gray attended Senior Citizens in Mountain Grove and enjoyed the music and singing by Rev. Shirley Turner and group.
Shawn Gray and two sons, David and Barbara Gray, along with Paul and Sherry McIntosh, enjoyed the Craig Morgan concert at the Cedar Center Friday night in Mountain Grove.
On the way to Lebanon, Ruth Bradshaw stopped by the Wright County Historical Society and purchased the four books written by the late Verl Rowe. They contain many things of yesterday. She has looked them over but haven’t read them yet but will if her reading machine holds out. They look very interesting and I spied the picture on one of the backs of the late Walter Murr’s home which is very old now.
Justin Sinning stopped Friday in Mountain Grove and spent a little time with family as he was delivering ten cars on a truck. His grandmother, Louise Murr and Juanita Sinning were there and some others.
Justin and his family live down south. I believe in Georgia.