New Salem and other area news: Open house at the animal shelter Sunday
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By WYVETTA DAVIS
Birthdays and anniversaries: Check this weekly list, and make someone’s day by wishing them a Happy Birthday or Happy Anniversary.Dec. 1, Sandy Peterson; Dec. 3, Jim Davidsmeyer, Gena Long; Dec. 4, Lilly Borrowman, Jordan Garner, Pastor Randy Love; Dec. 6 , Becky Winner, Elinor Waddel; Dec. 7, Britini Deeder
This coming Saturday, Dec. 4, from noon – 4 p.m, there will be a Pike County Animal Shelter Fundraiser with several activities going on. You can get your picture taken with Santa, listen and learn at their Microchip Clinic, Check out the animals and shelter facilities, check out their special on kittens and cats, and come and enjoy cookies and punch. The cost to attend is with a donation of any of the following items: A donation of cash or check to the Pike County Animal Shelter; donation of Pedigree Dog Food; A donation of Dog Chow; A donation of Purina Cat Chow; A donation of moist cat or dog food; A donation of Clumping Purina Tidy Cat Litter; or A donation of Clumping Special Kitty Cat Litter. This fundraiser is sponsored by Morgan Lynn Paw Spa of Perry. Santa and the Shelter Staff is looking forward to seeing you.
The Barry United Methodist Women will have Rada Cutlery for sale Saturday, Dec. 11, from 2-6 at the Barry Apple Festival building on Bainbridge Street.
Prayer Requests:Miracles to turn our government (state and federal) back to God, Healing answers for cancer, and the coronavirus to totally stop. And for these individuals: Anne Hopkins, Bonnie Prudoehl, Brian Bradshaw, Carl Blacketer, Charla Prior, Cheryl Rheynard, Erma Garner, Fred Ruzich, 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, Paul Wagner, Roger Straus, Roger Bonnett, Sharon Straus, and Sue Yackley.
And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be d
Trivia Answers from Last Week:
1. What mammal is able to fly? (a bat)
2. Whose description included the fact that he ate locusts and honey? (John the Baptist)
3. What letter of the alphabet is used most often? (the letter e)
Most of my family was able to be together to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving dinner at the Bainbridge Street Cafe in Barry Thanksgiving Day.
Thanksgiving guests at the home of Micah and Sara Rudd, Elizabeth, Tristan, and Landon of Pittsfield were: Amy Davis and Ray; Wess Davis; Reese Davis; Jacqueline Davis and Kit Mefford; Mike Burrows and Jina Simons; Joe and Sue Yackley; and Mark Burrows.
Doris Thomas of New Salem hosted Thanksgiving Day dinner. Her guests included: Brenda McCann; Berlyn and Becky Thomas; Bryan, Lila, Renae, and Raven Martin; Barbara and Frank Lightle; Ty, Sami, Eli, and Pearl Lightle; Rodney Martin; Alyssa, Chris, Daisy, and Nathan Heightman; and Dorothy and Don Foreman.
Dan and Cary Dunham of New Canton enjoyed hosting Thanksgiving dinner with her sister Robin Harshman of St. Louis.
Becky and Mark Winner of Pittsfield hosted Thanksgiving dinner for their family, and those in attendance were: Joe and Katy Winner; Connie Jensen; and Nic and Kristina Carter, Leif Carter, Nikki Carter, and JJ Winner.
Ginger Whitlock’s Thanksgiving dinner guest was Cheryl Chase.
Bob and Laura Hutton of New Salem enjoyed Thanksgiving with their family Shania, Bobby, and Lucas.
C.J. and Brandy Ostrander, Memphis, and Reese of New Salem hosted Thanksgiving, and those who attended were: Sandy Clendenny; Corey Ostrander and Malarie; Corey Ostrander; Delilah Ostrander; and Hannah and Vincent Scranton.
Shirley Stinson and her brother and sister-in-law Larry and Shirley Bauch, all of Perry, went to Shirley’s son’s country home in Winfield, Mo., for Thanksgiving. Shirley’s son, Corey, and his wife, Karen, and her son Dominic Dulatt, as well as Karen’s mother Cathy Comporato, her twin sister, Carolyn Comporato, and Carolyn’s daughter, Maria Taylor, were all part of a most enjoyable day.
Trivia Questions for This Week:
1. Where is the windiest place on earth?
2. Who was referred to as a skilled player on the harp?
3. Where in the United States is the heaviest snowfall?
ON THIS ROAD CALLED LIFE,
You have to take the good with the bad,
Smile with the sad,
Love what you got,
And remember what you had.
Always forgive, but never forget,
Learn from your mistakes, but never forget.
Things go wrong.
But just remember, the ride goes on.
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