New Salem and other area news near and far 10.6.21: Enjoys a ‘pay-it-forward’; plans to do the same
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Never had this happen before but when I was getting ready to pay for my lunch at a local restaurant the other day, my meal had been paid for. Thank you to this individual. I really appreciated that. Now it will be my turn to “Pay It Forward”.
Take time to pray for these individuals and other needs that are being mentioned. The power of prayer is needed and would be greatly appreciated. Here are the Prayer Requests: Miracles for our world to turn back to God, America and all her people, much needed help from our government officials, families who lost loved ones in the flooding in Tennessee, healing answers for cancer and the coronavirus, Anne Hopkins, Bonnie Prudoehl, Brian Bradshaw, Cindy Kaufman, Charla Prior, Cheryl Rheynard, Carl Blacketer, Erma Garner, George Whitlock Jr., Greg and Shari Ketterman, Ginger Whitlock, Heather Shafer, Helen Mays, Judy Meats, Jenny Fox, Jerry Gully, Josh Bennett, Judy Dockhorn, Justin Blacketer, Les Garner, Leonard and Sharon Dice, Lois Thomas, Mark York, Michael Miller, Mike Miller, Nic Carter, Pastor Gary Dice, Peggy
Piper, Roger Straus, Roger Bonnett, Sharon Straus, and Sue Yackley.
“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” 2 Timothy 4:3, 4.
Birthdays and anniversaries for this week: Oct. 6 — Mirranda Brown, Scott Carnes, Jackie and Les Utley, Marni and Brian Bradshaw. Oct. 7 — John Brown Jr., Lucille Kroeschel, Seth and Shelby Stroemer. Oct. 8 — Bill Grimsley, Rebecca Guthrie, Rodney Prentice. Oct. 9 — Donald Baxter, Jerry Gully, Randy Ferguson, Joe and Krystal Huckstep. Oct. 10 — Brenda Crawford, Debbie Booker, Margaret Garner. Oct. 11 — Sheila and John Kroeschel. Oct. 12 — Phylla Pearson.
Calling all my faithful readers. I would like to know just how far away this column is actually being read, and the only way for me to know is if you would either call me (1-217-285-4880) or text me (1-217-320-8438) and say your location, nothing else, just your location. Hope to hear from you all, near and far.
Trivia Answers from Last Week:
1. What is the oldest manufactured building material still in use? (bricks).
2. In the Bible, who was Jethro’s son-in-law? (Moses).
3. What was the name of the Wright Brothers’ plane that was flown at Kitty Hawk? (Bird of Prey).
I found these on Facebook, and thought they were worth sharing with you all. Statements to live by:
1. Compliment three people every day.
2. Watch a sunrise at least once a year.
3. Be the first to say, “Hello”.
4. Live beneath your means.
5. Treated everyone like you want to be treated.
Trivia Questions for This Week:
1. When was the first postage stamp issued in the United States?
2. In the Bible, who was Laban’s brother-in-law?
3. Who is one of Pike County’s long time residents that has actually appeared on the Grand Old Opry three times?
As usual, your news is always appreciated for this column. If you can’t email it or call one of the numbers above, please mail it to me at 30067 County Highway 3, New Salem, 62357. I hope to hear from you.
God listens, God leads, God provides. Pray like you’ve never prayed before.