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A pie auction to benefit four Bakersfield-area families will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the Jerry Taylor Gym at Bakersfield High School. The event is being organized by the Bakersfield High School chapters of the National Honor Society, FBLA and FCCLA as a community service project to...
It’s Monday morning as I’m writing, and we have had a little over 1 inch of rain in two showers. It’s supposed to rain some more this week.   Our road has been busy the last few days with trucks hauling hay and logs going both ways. Paul and Lee Van Camp have been cutting and hauling cedar logs to...
This time of the year, there seems to be some kind of environmental condition that bothers my throat and makes my voice hoarse. I clear my throat frequently but also find that opening a jar of dill pickles and taking a sip of the pickle brine helps the situation. Or sometimes I take a bite of a...
Menus Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more. Wednesday, Feb. 21: steak burger on a bun, seasoned potato wedges, meadow...
We kicked off last Monday by going down 200 hall to work on a 1,500-piece puzzle. The residents have been working very hard on it and will soon have it done. After lunch we worked on making Valentine’s Day cards.We played some board games and had Bible study with Debbie Cobb on Tuesday.Wednesday,...
Another week has gone by with all kinds of weather. Church was dismissed Sunday because of the slick places, especially on the blacktop driveway.Monday morning, it looked like a big snow was on the ice.We were saddened by the death of Kenny Bushong. He had operated a bulldozer for Paul for 22 years...
It was a pleasant surprise when Marlyn Atkinson, son of my schoolmate Veryl Pare, called and said he would like to meet me at the Historium. My daughter Kris brought me in, and I enjoyed visiting with him. He and my son Marlyn are about the same age, and so were Veryl and I. We graduated from...

Jerry and Gail Austin
Jerry and Gail Austin of Theodosia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 27 with a reception hosted by their daughter, Sabrina Gail Austin, at the Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ in Paragould, Arkansas. They both grew up in the Paragould area – Jerry in town and Gail in the country....
Menus Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more. Wednesday, Feb. 7: birthday lunch: shrimp, Tuscan blend veggies, fresh-...
The weather can’t seem to make up its mind – cool a day or two and then it gets warmer. It’s now Sunday evening, and the snow is coming down big time. One morning when Paul went out to do his feeding there was a big bunch of geese going north. We saw another bunch Saturday evening. We hope this is...

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