Sis and her cousin Faye Quinn were in downtown Union shopping and they decided to drop in Shady’s Bar and Grill for a glass of communion juice. They were sitting at the bar relaxing when this nice looking guy in a nice uniform walked up to Sis and asked her to dance. Sis thinks, well, to be patriotic and to be a good sport, why not dance with the serviceman. Things were going real good as they waltzed across the floor and Sis asked the gentleman, “What branch of the service are you in”? The man answered, “I am a Greyhound bus driver.”
Too Much Speed
Guitar Thompson says that he owns a 2002 Chevy pickup truck and the fastest think about it is the gas hand. Hey, I just write what he calls in.
That’s One Explanation
Teacher to El Moe: “Why did the cow jump over the moon?” El Moe to teacher: “Because there was a short circuit in the milking machine.”
JD Bright passes this one on: “The most difficult years of marriage are those following the wedding.”
It is 11 p.m., do you know where your cell phone is?
Did you know that on Tuesday, May 15, the US Department of Agriculture was created? The year was 1862.
Mt. Joy lodge #203 meets Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
In a special ceremony, Jonesville Prudence Lodge #139 retired their old flag and replaced it with the new one with fifty stars. The old flag will be placed in the archives of the lodge for future generations to see. Also, a special tribute to the veterans was held. This program was put on by Brother Tommy Ivey and Chaplain Roy Rector. These programs were held on Thursday, May 3. Michael Tyler is W.M.
Special Person Of The Week
Our special person of the week is Rev. Ralph Brown. Rev. Brown is pastor of Jonesville Baptist Church. Like all preachers, Rev. Ralph is always busy visiting the sick, attending funerals, weddings, and other activities that preachers do. Rev. Ralph Brown, we appreciate you very much.
Our sympathy to the family of Mr. Jeff McFalls. Jeff was a neighbor and friend of ours for a long time. He is suffering no longer. Where he is, there is no more pain. We will keep the family in prayer.
On May 20, Chad and Gina Gregory will celebrate an anniversary. Knowing Chad, he will take the wife to a nice place for dinner and then they will have a midnight snack with Miriam and Billy.
We wish a happy belated birthday to Mildred Tipton. This special event was on May 9. She would not tell her age, but did say that she felt like a spring chicken. Many more to you Mildred.
Bad luck at our house. Do Rize, our youngest son, has a worn out thumb. He wore it down to the nub picking a banjo for the Salvation Army.
Have you tried the cakes at Kirby’s Cake Shop on South Duncan Bypass? They are delicious; tell ‘em I sent you.
Remember In Prayer
Let us remember Kathy Lackey Soto, she is a patient at Mcleods Regional Hospital in Florence. Pray for her and her family.
Other Prayer Concerns
Donald Farr, Hot Shot Farr, Jeff McFalls, Andrew Glenn, Trey Newton, Kim Peay, Henry Johnson, Linda Wilburn, Bruce Brasington, Judy Wentz, Mary Greene, Lucy Stone, Joe Bates, Sherry Price, Rev. West. Also, keep in prayer Louise Smith. She is a patient at Ellen Sager and we need to pray for her.
Rev. Candice Sloan, Chaplain with Spartanburg Methodist College, brought the morning message at Fosters Chapel and Bethlehem Churches on Sunday, May 6. It was a fine sermon indeed.
We wish a happy birthday to Mike Gregory, Billy Gregory, Danny Little, Kelli Atkinson, Emily Sutton, Danny Cavender, Minnie Ruth Taylor, Butch Foster and Weldon “Dunnie” Knox. We hope you folks go somewhere.
“One who understands much, displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.”
— Alexander Chase
Til Next Time