Since summer began Friday, the 21st, it is a reminder we no longer need to keep our jackets around except when having the air conditioner going too cold! Some folks can’t take the colder air in our homes. I am reminded of the Good Ole Days” when all we had to cool off with was a cardboard fan.

A quote from Oliver Godsmith years ago was, “I love everything that is old: old friends, old times, old manner and old books to read.”

Friends of David and Karen Davis stopped by their Hardy, Arkansas booth near Mammoth Springs, Arkansas on Saturday. They were Leonard and Georgia Williams from Pocahontas, Arkansas. He and David were in the Air Force stationed at Whiteman AF Base at Knobnoster, Missouri in 1962, which was 51 years ago.

A singing at Fowler Church is plannned for Saturday evening, July 13th and everyone is invited. Refreshments will be served after the singing. Time is 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Prayers are for Kerry Robbins this week. We were sorry to hear of his health problems. He is in Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

Friends of Mike Evans have prayed for his health to improve, also thankful he came home from the hospital.

Mearl and Roger Satterfield won “first” on Bull Shoals Lake Saturday and the largest fish.

The Lilly Ridge Cemetery committee and others met in the fellowship hall at the church at 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Present were the following: Wayman and Carol King, Ida Mae Huse, Leslie Hicks, Anna Larson, Linnie Ingram, Ernestine Guiley, Lyndell Strong, Marv Looney and Raymond Pace. This was the 38th annual meeting starting in 1975.

Gainesville Eastern Star Chapter #432 met Monday evening for dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7:30 p.m. We then won’t have another meeting until September 9th when we go back to work for the coming year.

Friendly Neighbors Extension Club meets July 11th (2nd Thursday) at Alice Hurley’s home and plan to make the ribbons for the quilt show at Hootin’ An’ Hollarin’. Members are to bring their sack lunch and come to work. Katie Hoversen has made our quilt to sell. She chose beautiful colors and print that most everyone will just have to have. I believe Lou Arta Corbin was involved in that also. We appreciate both.

Grass mowing is a necessary chore these days and keeps folks busy.

Best wishes to all who are ill and having health problems and sympathy to those who lost loved ones.

“To speak to God on behalf of man is probably the highest service any of us can render,” is a thought to remember.