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Fall weather has been hanging on longer than usual. Strong wind brought down lots of leaves so trees are getting bare. My maple trees shed their colorful leaves quicker than I wanted them to.
Paralea Rea attended the Clark Ridge Benefit music party and so did Warren Moody, Saturday night, for the building fund. Clark Ridge received the volunteer of the year once again, an award they earned. Gene Sumners auctioned the pies for the benefit.
Dana Tayler and I attended the wedding of my grandson, Keith Davis and Katrina Berry, at the Ramada Inn in Mtn. Home, AR. Saturday, November 12.
Best wishes to Judy Breyne as she had an accident recently driving home from Mtn. Home in the rain. Luckily she wasn’t injured, but “shook up” no doubt.
Maxine Smith went with Sharon and Darlene Smith to the Caney Mountain spaghetti dinner Sunday after church.
Mary Boze was happy to get her two poodles home and took them to the vet for “clean-up” baths after they had been out in the woods, no doubt, lost and were looking for their way home.
Lilly Ridge Extension Club meets in the health center basement this Thursday and a speaker has the program on home health.
Maxine Smith hosts this months meeting. Clayton King is preacher of Clark Ridge Church of Christ.
A correction for last weeks column when I mentioned finding kernels in “acorns” in shape of a spoon, it should have been persimmon.
Sympathy to Betty (Whillock) Carroll who lost her husband last week.
Gainesville Eastern Star Chapter had their regular meeting and a pre-Thanksgiving dinner at 6:30 Monday evening. The meeting was at 7:30 p.m.
The club council meets Monday, December 5th, and plans to prepare baskets to give to several folks who live alone, at this quarterly meeting.
Lyndon Pitcock and son, Tyler, from Fair Grove, came Friday to deer hunt and came by Sunday afternoon on their way home.
Roger Satterfield deer hunted at his folks and attended church with them Sunday.
Manuel and Crystal King attended church and visited Stella King Sunday.
Lilly Ridge Church hosts the Ozark County Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Service this Wednesday evening, the 16th, with Bro. Gale Wooten speaking. Also Lilly Ridge Church has the bloodmobile canteen this Wednesday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Mary Boze has charge of the canteen.
On Sunday evening, November 20th, Lilly Ridge Church services will be led by Seth Nichols, who is stepping out leading services in his Christian walk. The church will have a Christmas program December 11th, which is fast approaching.
I appreciate Lyndell Strong for sharing turnips with me. I have been fortunate recipient from friends, since I didn’t have a garden for the first time.
Just a reminder, you can find a good seat in our Sunday school classes each Sunday morning and Wednesday eveings at Bible study at Lilly Ridge.
Helen Keller once said, “A test of a man’s sincerity is when you can feel the twinkle of his eye in his handshake.”