by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen, submitted by Beverly Pelkey

The morning message at Rockville United Methodist Church by Larry Sorrells was “The voice of authority and Love” from Mark 1:21-28. You are welcome to join us for Worship at 9 a.m. Sundays and at 9 a.m. Tuesday Bible study.

Mt. Zion area has had typical weather the past week. Snowed and school was closed, we are thankful for the good rain filling up the ponds and creeks, of course, there is mud, but you can’t have one without the other.

Some of the neighbors have gotten their Covid-19 shot.

Sorry to learn Jim Carrier broke his hip while visiting in Florida and is hospitalized there.

Enjoyed a phone call from Dixie Truman Lake Manor, she was reading the paper and has been doing therapy.

Over at the Robin Siegismund Farm, Belle is un-happy. She had lumps in her bed, upon investigating Robin and Belle found that’s where the bantam hens were hiding their eggs. Belle remembers last year when the hens hatched baby chicks in February hoping not this year.

Tom Pelkey with the help of the Wood Fairies are filling the woodshed, two stoves take a lot of wood.

Wanda Rictor had a quiet week she was home most of the time, did go to Red Hats.

Julia Snethen was shopping in Osceola. Friday and Saturday she finished her shopping in El Dorado Springs. John Snethen drove the Oats Bus taking shoppers to Clinton on Thursday.

Archie and Judy Pier visited Marge Zink recently.

Ron Thompson’s friend Steve visited oner the weekend helping with the chores.

Marge Zink has not made much progress on learning to use Facebook, think she takes too many naps.