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A revival will start at Victory Hill Church Oct. 9 to 15. The speaker will be Bro. Robbie Colton, pastor of Bethel Freewill Baptist Church in Marshfield. Services will start at 7 p.m. each evening. Everyone is invited. We hope to see you there. Bro. Randy Cottengm is the pastor at Victory Hill just a few miles north of Macomb Junction.
Teresa Tabor, daughter of Shirley and Jack Cottengim, is teaching at Ava this new year. She is a graduate of Hartville High School. She has taught at Norwood several years but lives in Ava. We hate to lose her but it is better for her and her family.
Shawn and Shelly Chadwell and children along with Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Martin and daughter returned home Saturday after a week’s vacation in Florida.
We are so sorry to lose an old friend, Fred Ussery. He was a great person. I never heard an ought against him. He and his last wife, Exie (Fletcher) Ussery lived just north of Norwood on Hwy. E.
Leo and Ruth Bradshaw rode over to Lebanon with Teresa, their daughter, and Joanne Gray as they were going to see Dr. Witty. The group shopped on the way home.
Some friends of Bill and Stella Blanton are going to Springfield Saturday to help them celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. What a good record for this day and time. I’ve known them most of my life and they are a lovely couple.
We’ve been blessed with rain recently. We got a 1/2 inch this early morning. There were strong winds and storms in several areas. Missouri State Fair was closed for a time. It seems we have to take the bad with the good.
June Bradshaw is in a care place in Springfield recovering from her broken hip. Sure hope she recovers quickly. She’s had so many situations the past few years.
Rita Bradshaw, wife of Leon who died recently, will be returning to her old job at Cabool Bank soon. She has worked there many years.
A lot of hens have taken a vacation during this hot weather. Many owners say they aren’t getting many eggs.
The children have been back in school an entire week now. My great grandchildren that I’ve talked to are really happy with it. They like their teachers and subjects.
The Journal said my news was late getting there last week. I mailed them as usual so don’t know what fouled up. Hopefully they’ll add this week’s items to them and print them this week.
The hot weather has got to the vegetables that have been growing. Some are so tough and the tomatoes are not the same. Some have a hard tasteless center and very slow to ripen. The wild animals are working on the vegetables, also. I guess they’re forced to find greenery some place. Things may pick up with this good rain.
I’ve been 10 years getting something decorative on the brick posts out front. I finally got two cute little kids, a boy and a girl put up. I was proud of them.
About two weeks ago someone tore them off and stole them. My grandson said that would happen but I couldn’t believe anyone would do that. But they did and I’m sorry.