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Rain and more rain with changing weather here in mid-November! Deer season brought many hunters out for Saturday morning, beginning the gun season. Luckily it didn’t start raining until Sunday afternoon.

The election is over so we can expect less news coverage, or will we have more to look forward to?

Roger and McKayla Satterfield spent Friday night and Saturday at Mearl and Beulah’s and hunted on Saturday. Friends from Ozark came Saturday.

The U.S. Postal Service has issued new addresses for us and I am afraid it will delay my usual Christmas greetings from friends from many miles away. I can see no connection to my location of many years for the selected “number” of the new address. It is now 27703 U.S. Hwy. 160. I would have chosen one more simple, pertaining to the one I’ve had for many years. I suppose I will be told it doesn’t take effect until after the first of the New Year.

The county wide Ministerial Alliance annual Thanksgiving dinner following the meeting is all hosted by Lilly Ridge Church this Wednesday evening, November 14.

My son, Lyndon, was telling me that Ben Mitchell of the Dora area had persimmon seeds with kernels in the shape of a fork, so we will wait and see if they might influence the weather pattern according to folklore.

Edith McKinnon attended the wedding of a friend of many years, Emily Morgan, at the Vada Sheid Center recently.

Edith has been having health problems especially since a fall she had. Best wishes for her therapy treatments to help her.

Bob and Betty Arnett and Paralee Rea visited Theodosia Eastern Star Chapter and helped install officers for the coming year.

Dale and Joy Cutbirth are heading the Chapter this year.

On Saturday the Arnetts and Paralee went to Ava and had lunch at Ruby Garden and attended installation of officers at Ava Eastern Star Chapter, where Tom amd Mary Martha Williams were installed as Worthy Matron and Patron, in the afternoon.

Friday evening the Clark Ridge Church of Christ sang to the residents at the Gainesville Nursing Home.

Paralee’s step-grandson, Joseph Riggins, from Willow Springs, stopped in to visit her one day last week.

Congratulations to Ben Mitchell who got a nine-point buck when deer hunting over the weekend. My son, Lyndon’s deer wasn’t as big, but nearly as Ben’s.

New neighbors are David and Peggy Williams who bought the former Tony Miller home from owners, Jimmy and Hilda Simpson. Welcome to our neighborhood.

Gainesviile Eastern Star chapter met Monday evening.

Individual and family emergency disaster preparedness will be taught on Saturday, November 17 at 1:00 p.m. in the Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Dept. by Nancy Slade. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 284-1503.

A thought to remember is that “the largest room in the world is the room of self-improvement.”

We welcome a new member Darin Reed (our newly elected sheriff) into Gainesville Eastern Star Chapter 432 who was initiated Monday evening.

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