We honor our flag this Saturday, June 14th nation-wide, though every day we should remember what our flag stands for. Next noted times of interest was in 1919 when the U.S. Senate passed Women’s suffrage bill.

The annual cemetery meeting at Lilly Ridge fellowship hall was held Sunday at 3 p.m. with Marv Looney, Raymond Pace, Leslie Hicks, Lyndell Strong, Anna Larson, Carol King and Linnie Ingram in attendance. Minutes of last years meeting was read by Linnie Ingram. The treasurer’s report read by Carol King.

A motion was made that our meeting be changed from June to the 2nd Sunday afternoon in March 2015. Those who have loved ones buried here are urged to help with the upkeep of the cemetery and attend the next meeting in March.

The Little Vine Association meeting at Lilly Ridge is this Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are served afterward.

The Ladies Bible Study meet on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to come.

Prayers are with Stella King at Gainesville Health Care Center. We miss having her in church with us a lot. We know she would enjoy cards and well wishes.

Best wishes to Bob and Peggy Helms. We hope their health problems get better soon.

Edith McKinnon’s granddaughter, Sharon (Garcia) Sally is on a young children’s bowling team twice a week and enjoys it very much. Edith reported the Tecumseh Firehouse ham and beans supper for Father’s Day was a successful event with door prizes on Saturday evening. Among the prizes was the Howell-Oregon donation of three weather radios. Edith’s daughter, Zoe Ann Sally, in the St. Louis area has had a re-occurance of lymes disease, which is quite painful and disabling.

Jerry Miller enjoyed yellow squash from her neighbor, Richard Blackburn.

As these news are written we are getting rain showers. Grass is growing so fast now that mowing will be quite a chore.

Since squash is in season an easy recipe is to put a favorite seasoning on slices, dip in egg batter and fry or bake. Some folks can grill with the slices wrapped in foil in the process.

Remember to give someone a smile when they don’t have one.

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