by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen

Morning message at Rockville United Methodist Church by Pastor Larry Sorrells was “The Rest of the Story” from Matthew 14:22-33. You are always welcome to join us for worship at 9 a.m.

Mt. Zion area was thankful for the much-needed rain and cooler weather. Soybeans and corn looking good. Lots of canning produce from the garden, pastures being mowed. Heard the hummingbirds will leave around Aug. 27.

If you haven’t taken care of your census form yet, the census taker will be at your door.

Wanda Rector is on the road again, this past week she spent the week with Rex and family camping at the lake, She even swam in the lake.

Over at the Robin Siegismund Farm, Belle enjoyed getting some cows into the pen to load; until the next morning when the time to load the trailer. Belle had to stay at the house on a leash, making her very unhappy. Robin explained “you could have gotten hurt. Belle and I would have been sad! Belle doesn’t like Robin to be mad or sad. Robin still making little blankets with animals pictures, purple ducks last week.

Dixie Peterson is looking forward to having company. Still doing therapy at Truman Lake Manor and enjoying watching TV.

The roadside flowers are pretty, lots of chicory among others.

Julia Snethen has been busy this week, made a couple of trips to El Dorado Springs.

Tom Pelkey will be busy mowing grass again after all this rain. He did lots of errands this past week.  Beverly is still feeding the hummingbirds and cleaning.