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Those of us who got spring fever have had to table it for a while except for gardening the vegetables that can survive the colder temperatures.

Maxine Smith had relatives visiting from Newton, Kans., last week. They were her sister-in-law Cheryl Clayton and Cheryl’s son Mathew and family.

Juanita Smith brought Maxine a good mess of fish.

Good wishes are sent to Dean and Dorothy Davis of Lawrence, Kans., as they celebrate their 54th anniversary March 27.

Pete Mitchell of Udall passed away last week and was buried in Udall Cemetery on Friday.

Kimberly Moody and Jay Roberts will be married at 2 p.m. April 5 at Spring Creek Community Church on Route K in West Plains.

Before I can get piles of leaves raked and removed, my grass will need mowing as it is already green and growing fast. It’s just the beginning of a busy summer for yard care.

Edith McKinnon went to Mountain Home Saturday and had dinner with Dennis and Amy Galyardt. They attended the Sow Bug Round Up held at the fairgrounds exhibition hall, where many fly fishermen from other countries attend. They raise money for benefits that go for at least two scholarships for students who are studying fly fishing and water sports. Amy and Dennis are active in this event.

Our Extension Club members encourage those who are quilters to plan ahead for the quilt show at Hootin an Hollarin in September. Many people come especially to see all the pretty quilts made by local quilters who work hard through the year.

Luther McKinnon’s brother is in the hospital in Columbia and called his sister-in-law Edith to let her know.

Gainesville Chapter 432 Order of Eastern star has their stated meeting Monday evening.

Mahlon Schmucker had the Sunday evening services at Lilly Ridge for pastor Dale Roberts. The Lilly Ridge church’s fall revival will be the first week of October again this year.

Johnalee Suter and several other folks have had the stomach flu virus and have been very sick.

Hopefully Lyndell Strong’s cracked wrist is healing so she can carry on her usual sewing and other jobs.

Daffodils are really showing their colors. They come in various varieties; some are narcissus and jonquils. Luckily, deer don’t care for them but will eat every tulip bulb they can find.

Best wishes to Robert Helms, who is getting care in Good Samaritan Rehab in Mountain Home. And best wishes to Peggy.

Lilly Ridge Chruch had the nursing home service Sunday evening.

Best wishes to Jim McConnaughy, who had open-heart surgery and is recovering at home.

The Friendly Neighbors Extension Club met at the Ozark County Emergency Management Center March 6 and planned their DOW April meeting and tacked a quilt to be donated. Karen N. Davis is club president.

We have more daylight hours now so more time for outside chores.

Roasted pumpkin seeds are sold for appetizers in the US and Mexico.

Until next time have a good week.

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