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Fall came in Friday by the calendar, bringing chilly temperatures and reminding me to get my heat turned on, namely my propane heaters. Not having them turned on, I had to use electric heaters until the first of the week.
A bit of history informs us that 190 years ago, on August 10, 1821, a proclamation of President James Monroe admitted the state of Missouri as a sovereign “Commonwealth” of the American Union, the 24th state of the union. The war of 1812 had been over a few years.
Monday evening September 26 Gainesville Chapter 432 OES will have their regular meeting.
Congratulations to Ryan and Rachel Hogan, parents of twin boys. I’m thinking that Grandma Janice will be helping out a lot and her help will be appreciated.
Joe and Ernestine Gaddy had their two daughters, Tammy Childress from Jefferson City and Theresa Bridges with daughter, Carlin from Kansas City over the weekend and they all attended church at Lilly Ridge.
I appreciate Marcia Lyon for turkey and dressing Sunday night that she shared with me.
My sympathy is expressed to the families of Mary Bates of Lilly Ridge area and the Pat (Woods) Miller family of Ava.
This Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. is global day of student prayer at the Gainesville High School flag pole. It is for everyone who come to join the youth in prayer for our nation.
Sunday evening October 2, Zack Williams from Norwood starts off revival week at Lilly Ridge at 7 p.m. each evening through Thursday. All churches and friends are invited to join in the services each evening. A barbeque will be held Saturday evening and concert by the Heritage Singers starts off the week. Try to atend every evening and join in the fellowship.
Ernestine Gaddy celebrated a birthday last Wednesday and Maxine Smith September 30. Maxine visited me Sunday afternoon.
Lilly Ridge Extension Club met last Thursday and had their plant sale. The DOW meeting is in Mtn. Grove Tuesday, October 18 with Mtn. Grove clubs hosting.
It’s getting to be jacket weather for sure.
Paul Breyne is on the critical list at Baxter County Regional Hospital. Our prayers are with him.
“If we face the sunshine, shadows will fall behind you.”