by Marge Zink & Julia Snethen

Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church by Pastor Linda Wansing was titled “Getting Ready” from Matthew 13:1-9. You are welcome to join us for worship Sunday at 9 a.m.

Mt. Zion area has had a hot week of weather and a rain shower Saturday afternoon keeping every thing green.

Over at the Robin Siegismund Farm, Belle knows why this hot weather is called “Dog Days.” Nothing good about these hot, hot days; no dog she knows likes them. Robin has been finding hen nests outside. So, the chickens don’t like hot weather either.

Dixie Peterson been busy doing therapy at Truman Lake Manor.

Beverly Pelkey is suffering from sinus and allergies, keeping her inside. Tom did get out and harvest some potatoes and mowed the grass before it got so hot.

Howard Peterson was a supper guest in the Stacy and Mike Griffith and Marge Zink home on Sunday.

Wanda Rector’s daughter visited last week helping Wanda with canning tomatoes. All Debbie wanted was fresh corn which they got at the farmers market, along with a box of tomatoes.

Julia Snethen was feeling better and made it to the beauty shop and shopping in Clinton.

Mt. Zion Club met at the Rockville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall for our monthly meeting July 28, with 11 ladies present. Some quilted while other ladies decorated Christmas stockings. At noon a wonderful carry in dinner was enjoyed with bingo in the afternoon. The next meeting will be Aug. 25, at Rockville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. We will celebrate the 98th year of the club. All day meeting at 10:30, dinner at 12 noon.