Archive for Thursday, March 30, 2006

Neighbors

March 30, 2006

Two rosebuds were on the communion table Sunday at the De Soto Baptist Church in honor of two babies.
Fred and Paula Jones and John and Darlene Hackworth each have a new grandchild.
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Members of the De Soto United Methodist Church will participate in a luncheon April 22 at the Grand Avenue Temple in Kansas City. Volunteers are needed to cook and serve.
Donations are needed for the boutique. Items needed include men's and women's apparel, personal hygiene items and paper goods.
There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the narthex at the church.
For more information, call the church at 583-1359.
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Several dishes in the kitchen at De Soto Baptist Church need to be claimed or picked-up by people who have donated food at the recent funeral dinners or potluck dinners.
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I'm still hearing from friends who had hail damage to their homes and cars. A friend of mine said she was in her car when the storm hit. She said she had no broken windows but her car had a lot of dents. She also had damage to her home. Her father's car also had hail damage.
My sisters-in-law in California and Oregon called me and said they have had damage from the rain and storms.
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Items needed for the De Soto Multi-Service Center are canned corn, canned fruit, canned ravioli, boxed cereal, tuna, hamburger and tuna helper, juice, peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti and spaghetti sauce.
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Sympathy goes to the Riffel family in the death of Julie's mother in Colorado.
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Sympathy goes to the family of Blaine Cooper in their loss.
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The Kaw Valley Sportsman Club will meet Tuesday at the VFW hall.
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The American Baptist Girls invited the women of the church to meet Wednesday and make centerpieces and table favors for the Easter morning breakfast April 16 at De Soto Baptist Church.
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Lee and Tami Schmidt Bramlett of the Wycliffe Bible Translators will be guest speakers at the Sunday school class for the junior and senior high members at De Soto Baptist Church. They will speak about their work in the missions field and Tami will give a testimony to her conversions as a teenager growing up in De Soto.
They will also speak about their work as missionaries in Africa.
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The Pleasant Hour Club met for the monthly birthday party at Hillside Village. Brenda West, Jerry Brown, Sue Allen and Delores Weller served chocolate cupcakes and sherbet to the residents.
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Those celebrating birthdays this week include Suzette Clark, Mitchell Mikinski, Ron Stumpff, Austin Thompson, Cheyenne Zwahlen, Vergil Dean, Susan Lewis, Emma Grob and my daughter-in-law Linda Nalley, who lives in Overland Park.
Those celebrating anniversaries include Ron and Connie Stumpff, Rick and Pat McAninch and my son and his wife Michael and Linda Nalley of Oklahoma.
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My son Michael called me Sunday evening to check on me.
He said his grandson Matthew had played in an ice hockey tournament over the weekend in Plano, Texas. The team took first place.
Linda's father, Bob Rose, who lives in a rest home in Oklahoma City, attended the Shriner's Circus. He bought tickets and gave them to several residents at the rest home.
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My great-grandson Hayden said his baseball and basketball teams lost all their games this weekend.
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My son Edwin and his wife, Jeanne, from Texas called me Sunday evening. They attended the ice hockey tournament that my son Michael's grandson Matthew played in this weekend. He said each member of the team was presented a first-place trophy.
Edwin's granddaughter Lisa was honored for reading at her school. She is 6.
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My son Jerry and his wife, Linda, who lives in Overland Park, went to San Antonio, Texas, this past week to celebrate Linda's birthday.
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I attended the Silver Cats breakfast at Lexington Trails Middle School last Wednesday morning. I visited with several people I have not seen in a while. The eighth-grade musical was good. Students also displayed their artwork. I brought home a centerpiece that I will put in my Sunday school room at church.
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Eric Schupp had good news. No cancer was found after examinations by his doctor. Birdie Jones' brother-in-law still needs our prayers for his serious condition. Jesse Boyd had surgery this week at Kansas University Medical Center. Judy Hartshorn's mother is in critical condition. Pat and Tim Weese remain on the health concern list.
Karen and Dean Wall have been missed for the past two Sundays at church. Frieda Anderson was able to attend church on Sunday. Lana McPherson brought Pansy Webster, a resident at Hillside Village, to services Sunday.
Dorothy Ashley at Hillside Village has shown improvement. Mittie Pingleton needs our prayers.
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I had the shots in my knees last week and have one more series of injections. I had two shots in my heel on my left foot and it is no better. I have two doctors' appointments this week.

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