The Rock Wall

Posted September 11, 2014 at 10:50 am

The 2014 Schell City Fall Festival got a running start with beautiful weather Friday evening. I drew the straw to photo the opening ceremonies and the royalty coronation so Kimball could play the piano at the Concord revival.

It’s good to see Bro. DeWayne and Sis. Janice Burdette again. He was our pastor when Adrian was born and again later. They just got back from a trip to Florida with a stop in NE Louisiana for him to tie the knot at a wedding.

The ladies took good care of me lining up the royalty for the photo then identifying the photos. Brandi Gaines did that and Jeanne Hoagland gave me the info on the opening ceremony. City Clerk Erin Lee got me the info on her predecessor, Sharon Sanderson, and husband, Roger.

Courtney

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    The Rock Wall

    In past years, the peak fall color has averaged around Oct. 15, so we have been watching to see what effect the drought has on color this year.

    Monday morning, Oct. 15, I told Kimball that the oak and hickory trees north of our house looked the best I’d seen them. I also said I can never tell when the peak hits until a day or two later.

    I’m thinking today, Tuesday, that Monday was it.

    The sugar maples don’t play by oak rules.

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