News from Harwood and area

Posted April 16, 2015 at 9:32 am

by Helen Ellerman

The Schell City/Harwood United Methodist Women met Wednesday evening, April 8, for their monthly meeting at the Schell City United Methodist Church. Those present were Jewell and Helen Ellerman, Pastor Connie Locke, Madalyn Crocker, Rhonda Knerien and Sharon Sterling. President Helen Ellerman conducted the business meeting. She gave the devotion taken from Mark 16:1-8. Pastor read from the prayer calendar and had prayer. The purpose of UMW was repeated in unison. The president read from the response “Give Honor Thy Mother.” The card chairman reported sending several cards. Plans were made for their spring sale to be held Friday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Schell City United Methodist Church basement. All items are 25¢ except for the items marked and the baked goods. The

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    Busy week for everyone

    by Dora McKinley

    Doug Wingate, from Nevada, has been to see Tex McKinley several times this week. Doug has been running errands for his dad, Bob Wingate, this week.

    Dora McKinley has seen Tersea Brewer at Wal-Mart this week. She was very busy doing her shopping. It good to see her again.

    Bob Wingate stopped by to see Tex McKinley this week. A busy week for everyone, even me.

    Sorry to hear that Bob Tough passed away. Tex McKinley drove

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    Sympathy to John Greathouse family

    by Marge Zink & Julia Snethen

    Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Pastor Kasey Beaton taken from Acts 4: 32-35, l John 1:2-2, 2:2 and John 20:19-31. Reader Robin Siegismund, Greeter Katherine, Acolyte Anna Marie.

    Mt Zion Home Bible study met Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Tom and Beverly Pelkey home to study the Bible with 12 in attendance; nice to have everyone well, you are always welcome.

    Our sympathy to the John Greathouse family Funeral services for Cory

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    News from Harwood

    by Helen Ellerman

    Rozella Gammon was a Thanksgiving Eve dinner guest in the home of Lane and Debbie Short at Nevada.

    Peggy O’Brien of Grandview and Jeanie O’Brien were dinner guests in the home of their mother, Ruth Ijams, Saturday, Nov. 24, for a late Thanksgiving.

    Those having dinner at Madalyn’s Kitchen after church Sunday, Nov. 25, were Pastor Connie Locke, Jewell and Helen Ellerman, Jeanie O’Brien and Ruth Ijams.

    Connie Locke was a Thanksgiving dinner guest in the home

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    TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

    TOPS MEMBERS HELP SANTA – TOPS members helped in the 9th annual Santa Room at NEVC School on Nov. 16. They are: (front row from left) Linda, Marilyn, Nellie W., Little Nellie, Marie, Sharon and Marguerite; (back row from left) Warren, Nancy, Judy, Bob, Sue, Robbie, Jean and Laddie. Local Chapter 0319 TOPS leader, Robbie, presented NEVC’s Kendall Ogburn $215, a portion of the proceeds from the Santa Room.

    Twenty-two members of TOPS 0319 MO met in the

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    News from Harwood and area

    By Helen Ellerman

    Rozella Gammon visited her sister, Bonnie Short, in Nevada Friday, July 27.

    Jewell and Helen Ellerman and Connie Locke visited John and Frances Lewis Thursday, July 26.

    Those having dinner at Madalyn’s Kitchen after church Sunday, July 29 were Pastor Connie Locke, Jewell and Helen Ellerman, Jeanie O’Brien and Ruth Ijams.

    A graveside memorial service will be held Aug. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Green Mound Cemetery at Harwood for Josephine True. She was married to the late George True.

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    Out on the towns, finally

    By Dora Jean McKinley

    Tuesday night Tex McKinley and Dora Jean were invited to Pizza Hut for Mary Leer’s birthday party. Birthday girl Mary Leer, Troy Leer, wife, Roxeanna, and son, Bryon Leer, wife and daughter, host Jimmie Leer and wife, Glenda all attended. Everyone was full before they went home.

    For quite a while Tex McKinley and Dora Jean have not been going very far since mom became confined to the house. Jimmie Leer stopped by Friday morning to take Tex and I on a road trip. We were

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    Jeffrey Thompson got baptized

    By M Zink and J Snethen

    Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Lay Pastor David Souza entitled “What small thing do you have to give” from John 6: 1-21.

    Mt. Zion Home Bible study was held in Tom and Beverly Pelkey home with nine in attendance. We invite you to joins us at Tom and Beverly Pelkey’s home Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. to study the Bible.

    The Mt. Zion Community Club will meet in the home of Joela Dains Aug. 15, for

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    Welcome home from a great vacation

    By Neoma Foreman 

    Gilbert and Eleanor Willson and Robert and Barbara Cubbage have returned from a trip through nine of the northwest states. They went to the corn palace at Mitchell, S.D., the badlands, spent three nights at Deadwood, S.D. and went to Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse and saw the amazing laser light show. They spent four days in Yellowstone National Park and saw Old Faithful and went to the Buffalo Bill Museum at Cody, WY, the Tetons and Little Big Horn. Although it was 20 degrees warmer there, also, they had

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    TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly)

    TOPS #0319 met in the Church of Christ meeting room July 26, with 28 members weighing in. The meeting was called to order by our leader, Robbie. We sang “Mark Another Loss For Me.” We had several good losses. Verna was best loser with a 2.5 lb. loss. The chapter had a 6 lb. loss for the club, keep up with the good losses.

    Margie had the program; we had a guest speaker from Cedar County Memorial Hospital. Bobbie gave us five great things about swimming. I. Posture training, 2. Balance training, 3.

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