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Several have been blessed with the second cutting of hay, usually first cutting in May and June, sometimes a third cutting later on. Some farmers now are feeding hay. It will be a long, long winter.
Sunday we had good services at Garrison Baptist Church.
Sunday night Rev. James Orick was voted to be their pastor. He accepted. Pray for us, we appreciate your help and need your prayers. Prayers sure change things.
Talked to Angie Smith and her son. Reed may have to have gall bladder surgery. Remember him.
Keep Erwin Maggard on your prayer list.
James and me visited our sister-in-law, Betty Halcomb Thursday.
Saturday we were very grateful for the rain God sent us. It is still very hot and dry.
Janie Morrison visited her neighbor, Iona Maggard Thursday.
The hummingbirds are sure gathering on the feeders. The martins are getting their families ready for a long winter. We have three squirrels now at the feeder; they love graham and soda crackers. We gave one a potato chip so cute licking the salt off.
Dana Lafferty called Friday evening, her daughter, Cheyenne enjoyed a youth trip sponsored by their church. She helped win some souls to Christ. That proves what the Bible says train a child. Cheyenne got her drivers license. Congratulations. We always enjoyed being in church with the family.
Remember Dana’s mom August 4th, she has to have a valve replacement. Pray hard maybe God will repair it before she has to have surgery.
Chloe (Sugar Babe) Wolford called the other day and she seems to be gaining. She appreciates everyone’s prayers for her.
Last week Micky and Debbie Harvill, Sandra Harvill, Kim and Garrett Ewing and I visited Sybil Harvill. Garrett is growing and doing all those cute things kids do.
Raina Powell and Crissie Coaltrain visited us Sunday; they were walking in the yard when we drove in from church.
Phyllis Bloomer and daughter, Ginger Gastineau and twin daughters, Dillon and Brandon Morrison visited George and Janie Morrison.
Sunday evening Brad and Amanda Evans and family and James and Linda Orick visited Junior and Betty Halcomb. Hope, Kaylee, Araina and Kegan are really growing up.
Sunday evening we stopped by George and Shirley Jones and left some garlic to use and some to plant. I gave her the late Maggie Casey’s Betty Halcomb’s mother’s best recipe.
Get well wishes sent to Irene Richards, her daughter-in-law, Lisa, said she was in the nursing home.
Sympathy to Beulah (Barr) Lassley, her son was struck by a vehicle on a highway and lost his life. He is Louella Rain’s nephew.
Remember it’s what you do most of the time that really matters. It takes just as long to be good as it does to be hateful and mean. So many bad things you hear and see on TV and now it’s close to our homes.