Enjoying a float down the River

Posted July 17, 2014 at 11:11 am

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen

Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was taken from Genesis 25:19-34, Romans 8: 1-11 and Mathew 13: 18. Paige Marten brought the message as Pastor Kasey Beaton was out of town for a family funeral; our prayers to the family.

Mt. Zion Home Bible study had eight in attendance to study the Bible. We invite you to join us at Joela Dains home Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m., we are studying Timothy. You are welcome to join us, call Tom at 660-598-0477.

Summer weather has returned to the Mt. Zion area. Being Missouri weather we are waiting for cooler weather. A lot of hay has been baled; gardens are producing enough to can, cucumbers, green beans and corn. Life is good in the Mt. Zion area.

June Marshall has returned from vacation, June and Bill went to Florida to visit Jane and family. June went shopping a lot, visited all of the grandchildren. The weather was nice, enjoyed touring the neighborhood on a golf cart.

Dixie Peterson visited Marge Zink and Beverly Pelkey one day last week.

Visitors in the Howard and Dixie Peterson home recently were Mitchell, Jodi and Tucker Crawford. Brenda Peterson spent the weekend, Howard is baling hay.

July 7, the Tri-County Quilt Club met at the Rockville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall with 13 ladies present to enjoy quilt talk; Nancy Philpot called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Show and Tell was by Donna Harris, Mary McLeod, Lena Gayman and Madline Woodfin. Program by Brenda Burkholder on pre-cut fabric and demonstrated making a top using a layer cake and five inch charm squares; very interesting and saves time cutting. Aug. 4, is next meeting, looking forward to seeing you at 7 p.m. at the Rockville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Tom and Beverly Pelkey went on a sightseeing trip to the east part of St Clair County enjoying lunch at Toad Suck Restaurant; Beverly knows she lives in a large county.

Julia Snethen went with grandchildren, Shella Akers and Cody Wright, on a float trip on the Niangua River this past weekend. Shella and friends came down on Thursday night and spent the night. They left on Friday morning at 7 to meet Cody in Collins and all went together to the Niangua River where they stayed until Sunday. Returning home sunburned and tried but a good time was had by all. John stayed home to work and babysat the dogs and had a better time with the animals.