by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen

Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Pastor Nick Van Dam entitled “A Salty Woman,” from Esther 4:6-16.

Mt. Zion Home Bible study was cancelled due to the Fourth of July. Bible study was held Tuesday, July 11, in the Tom and Beverly Pelkey home at 7 p.m.

Mt. Zion Club will meet July 19 for an afternoon meeting in the home of Marge Zink.

The Mt. Zion area gardens are producing; folks are canning corn, beans and pickled beets; the wild blackberries are still producing. The corn has sure grown, everything is green for July. Summer is on the way.

At the Robin Siegismund’s farm, Belle has another problem, Robin and a bantam hen think those little ugly balls of nervous feather and naked heads are so nice. Their so proud of 12 little guineas, they don’t need my help taking care of them, but I need to do something to earn my popsicles this hot weather.

The Rockville Hand Quilters were happy to have Peggy Sue McEwan quilting with her grandmother. Her stitches are really good and she can thread her needle too. She really takes her work seriously, good to see the young taking an interest.

Over at the Pelkey’s homestead some critters can’t get enough crunchy on the vehicles wiring, both vehicles are in the shop for wiring replacement.

Visitors in the Howard and Dixie Peterson home have been Brenda Peterson of Richmond, Stacy and Mike Griffith and Kent Crawford and Beth.

Julia Snethen went with Shella Akers and David Vandivier to Springfield to look for wedding dresses and a venue. While there they met up with David’s parents and grandparents and had lunch at Bruno’s. The rest of the week Julia spent a quite week at home. John ran his bus route.        

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