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Last Weeks News – I hope everybody is enjoying the cooler temperatures lately. I heard that a few people around had a light frost one morning. It has been really pleasant to get outside in the cooler weather and work in the yard some.
Greg and Lisa Potter walked in a lupus fundraiser in Kansas City this past weekend. Lisa has lived with lupus for several years now and her father also had lupus. Greg and Lisa had a goal to raise at least a thousand dollars for the cause.
Tom and Michelle Todd also made the trip to Kansas City last weekend to support Greg and Lisa and walk in the fundraiser.
Glenda Day has recently spent some time in the hospital but is home now and doing well. She says that Blackie the bear has shown up back at her house recently. He hadn’t been seen since May but he was back and enjoying some corn and sunflower seeds.
Congratulations to Sara Jo Henning and Dalton Nash who were married at Mammoth Church near Gainesville last Saturday evening. Sara is the daughter of Jerry and Sherry Henning and the granddaughter of Burl and Helen Maggard.
Scott and Julie Lawson and Garrett spent last weekend camping at Buck Creek along with Scott’s family and said they had a very good time.
Ballgames are continuing this coming week with a Jr. High basketball game at home with Thornfield, Thursday night, Sept. 15, and the next day, Sept. 16 will be the Mark Twain conference tournament for volleyball. The week of Sept. 19 there is a Jr. High boys basketball tournament at Bradleyville. I don’t know which teams will play on which nights, but you can call the school for more information on the basketball tournament and the MTC volleyball tournament at 796-2288. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, there will be a volleyball game at Chadwick.
My e-mail address has changed since I don’t have internet access because I have to use my daughter’s computer, so I now have a gmail address. If you would like to contact me you can e-mail me at: email@example.com or call me at 796-2651.
Birthdays for the coming week include: Sept. 16: Novella Knight, Joe Sartin, Melanie Whittaker; Sept 17: Beth Jussell; Sept. 18: Jon Hughes, Avery Maggard, Angela Shockey; Sept. 19: Bub Blair, Larry Ross; Sept. 20: Brooke McHaffie, Lorrinda Coulter.
Anniversaries for the coming week include: Sept. 17: John and Echo Combs, Noel and Cletis Shortt; Sept. 18: Darin and Myka Hurst.
This Weeks News – We’re so thankful for all the good rains we’ve been getting. We really have needed the moisture and the pastures are greening up nicely. Beaver Creek had been as low as I remember in recent years but it was up and the water was dingy when I drove the grandkids to school Monday morning. Everything looks better and fresher after it has been washed off by the rain.
My car was looking rather pitiful with a few weeks accumulation of dirt and dust on it. It didn’t help matters when I washed only the windshield and windows and not the rest of the car. Where the soapy water ran down the sides of the car the dirt stuck extra well. The rain washed it off nicely too.
Several from around the area went to the PBR bull rides last weekend. Larry and Donna Blair took their grandsons, Brady and Brock Rogers and had a close call when they were rear-ended while sitting at a stoplight. Thankfully, none of them were hurt.
Several hunters have returned from Colorado where they were elk
hunting. Tony Todd killed a nice 6×6 bull elk. He had the antlers at
church Sunday night before church started so everyone could see them.
New Mansion Church will be having their Fall Festival on October 22 from 1:00pm-6:00pm. I’ll give more details as I find out more.
This week is really busy with ballgames. Jr. High boys will be playing in a tournament at Bradleyville this week. There is a volleyball game Thursday, Sept. 22 at Conway. Next Tuesday, Sept. 27 there will be a volleyball game with Niangua at home, while the Jr. High girls will be in a tournament next week at Taneyville.
Birthdays: Sept. 22: Kevin Grzybowski, Raymond Johnson; Sept. 23: Bryan Boyd, Elizabeth Burns, Loretta Stiles; Sept. 24: Gavin Lux; Sept. 25: Lexy Matthews; Sept. 26: Tyler Clemans, Lisa Rogers, Laverne Swadley; Sept. 27: Randy Case, Sara Hauck; Sept. 28: Jack Clemans, Lauren Gross, Pete Kallstrom, Levi Lux.
Anniversaries: Sept. 22: Jim and Glenda Day, Roy and Lucy Harrison.