The De Soto United Methodist Church Women will once again have a food booth at the De Soto Days Festival with bierocks, brownies and cookies. To contribute items or volunteer to work the booth, call Becky Miller at 585-1411.
The De Soto United Methodist Church children's choir will begin practicing at 10:30 a.m. Sundays on Sept. 13.
The De Soto Baptist Church is in need of a new chairlift as the current one can't be repaired.
I had an eventful week after returning from Carlin and Nancy's 50th anniversary party. First by commode ran over in the downstairs (thank God) bathroom and I had to get a plumber. We decided it needed to be replaced. Then we had tree trimmer who is Jerry's friend who took at the dead limbs and 10 oaks. The green branches were stacked by the garden and as big as the house. Junior Maness is taking the dead limbs.
Among those in the community with birthdays this week are Steven Crisco, Marilyn Layman, Stever Buehler, Lisa Zimmerman, Willetta Lawhead, Louella Davis and my great great grandaughter Isabell James.
Among those having anniversaries this week are Stuart and Suzanne Adams and Darrel and Ruth Zimmerman.
Those on the sick list this week include Darrel Schultz and May Gulley, who is home after surgery last week. Bessie Wesse is still unable to attend church after a recent fall. Joyce Bassett fell recently and injured her knee. He mother Lillian Bassett is having cataract surgery. Gary Martin is now in a Houston apartment but needs daily blood transfusions. Donna Hall and Ted Jones also need our prayers.
My grandaughter Rhonda Nalley of Oklahoma lost her dad from cancer this week.
The services for Ted Kennedy were a great memorial for a wonderful family.
The need at the De Soto Multi-Service Center this week is kid friendly stuff for school like pudding cups, spaghetti, cereal, Jello and white rice. The need next week is for tuna. Paper goods and baby items are always welcome.
The Sewing for Others women who meet from 1 to 3 p.m. the first and third Tuesday at the De Soto Baptist Church need donations of material for the throws and blanket they make for veterans, children's wards and other charitable needs. Additional volunteer sewers would also be welcome.
I got to see my newest great grandson Paul Colby Chandler at the Olathe Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds. 4 ounces and 21 inches long. I got to hold him when he was less than 24 hours old.