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Irene Dodson, 862-3808
The weatherman can’t seem to make up his mind what sort of weather he is going to send us. This is like weather we have in February, which I always remember my Dad quoting, “February borrowing from March to pay back in April.” Tornado season is on the horizon, just hope it doesn’t occur and create damage, as it has in the past few months to so many. But as with everything else, we have to accept what comes, realizing, I firmly believe, God will see us through the worst times, and place us upon a higher plateau, if we continue to trust Him.
ORGANIZATION NEWS. The Pirtle Chapter No. 449 order of the Eastern Star will meet for the regular meeting Feb. 9 at the Stephensburg Lodge Hall.
SURPRISE. If you are a friend of Edward Goodman, his children invite you to a surprise birthday party this afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. at Howevalley School. Drop by and express your good wishes. They ask that no gifts be brought. I shall express my good wishes here for many more happy years with your family.
COLLEGE HEIGHTS CHURCH NEWS. Floyd and I enjoyed the special joint service Sunday, being Baptism Sunday. Four candidates gratefully were accepted into our church, one by transfer of membership from another church, following which Pastor Sparks delivered a very good sermon as usual.
The College Heights dart ball team won all three games at home Monday evening. Opposing team was Memorial United Methodist Church. They will play the First Christian Church team Monday evening.
A Methodist Men’s Valentine Day breakfast is at 9 a.m. Feb. 16. All men of the church are invited to bring their wives to this breakfast. Please come and enjoy the special speaker, who will entertain us on the subject of love, Bruce Seymour.
Wednesday evening meals are served at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday in the fellowship hall. All members are invited to come and bring a guest or guests. This is an outreach service planned to reach new people in the area. Those who wish, may donate an offering to the basket to help pay for the food.
How erroneous rumors get started is beyond me; but because one had, It was an error, that I stated the pastor was ill, who was supposed to fill in while our pastors were at a conference in Florida. Instead Pastor Sparks had asked Ashley Masters to give her informative and interesting report of her trip to Honduras. So sorry as it is my strictest desire to be correct in any statements I make.
BIRTHDAY WISHES. February birthdays include Ilse Ach and Kaela Smith, Feb. 3; Alyssa Lundy, Feb. 4; Joey Ward, Feb. 7; LaTina Adams, Feb. 8; Marcy Tharp, Feb. 12; Hunter Edwards, Feb. 14; Cheryl Ward, Feb. 15; Chandler Paragon, Carvan Hunley and Sean Weeks, Feb. 16; Andrew Lockard, Feb. 17; Roger Ball, Feb. 18; Daniel Reams, Feb. 20; Donna Scruggs, Feb. 21; Sue Flowers, Feb. 22; Danelle Ames, Feb. 26; Brandon Freeman, Feb. 27; and Cassie Masters, Feb. 28.
GET-WELL WISHES. To the ill, we wish them a speedy recovery, and to the bereaved our humblest sympathy is extended. Health concerns include Danissa Lewis, Billy Parker, Martha Sappenfield, Hobart Nantz, Phyllis Ruff, who is in rehab, Floyd Dodson and myself, Olzetta Firquin, Bill Fitzgerald, Buddy Cardwell, Belva Priddy, Bud, Margie and Terry Henderson, Wanda McCoy, Lois Morrissey, Cynthia Fullen, “Kim” my friend in Louisville, who will have surgery Feb. 8, Judy Webb, Wilma Jean Cundiff, Jackie McGuffin, Elsie Couch, Laverne Nugget, Bonnie Lee, Bart Ponder, Shannon Keene, Mattie Jennie Clayton, Kevin Goodman, injury, Joe Sessum, Doris Howard, Adele Andrisen, Mary Lou Given and Thelma Dunn. If you have recovered and wish your name removed from the list, or need it added, please call the number below. Continue to remember our military and our country in your prayers.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY. “As I walk into a future that looks exciting and so bright, I hope to remember those who help me to do what’s right.” — Laurie Calgada.
HELPFUL HINT. For icy steps and walkways, try using sand, sawdust or cat litter instead of salt. If you wish to melt the ice try using calcium chloride instead of sodium chloride, it is much gentler on your plants.
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