Hello All,

It is that time again, write a column. Raining hard here, heard some thunder. Sun coming out, too.

Happy birthday

A phone call from Florida, to wish Paul Flynn a “happy birthday” on June 16 from his rebel friend Jan Townsend Smith. Hope you had a nice day.

A happy birthday to our friend Bob Richardson on June 19.

Wes Kinney recently celebrated his 90th birthday. He wanted a horseback ride and got that. Happy day.

Father’s Day

I hope you all got to celebrate in some way. Maybe went fishing, or took a ride.


Our sympathy to the family and many friends of Wayne Grotton who passed away from a motorcycle accident on June 10. Thinking of all.

June 21

Yes, it’s the first day of summer. Hope you can enjoy.


Yes, fresh strawberry shortcakes by the Freedom Grange on Sunday, June 26, noon to 2 p.m., takeout only at Ridgetop parking lot, $5 each.

Knox Boosters Club

The big “Get Out and Grill” Raffle going on, drawing on July 1, $10 each ticket. See Jen, 299-8077, or Marshall, 400-9674. This fundraiser is for the maintenance of Larrabee Field. They thank Frank Drew for mowing the fields.

Announcement by Shannon and Mike Grant

Congrats on the recent birth of a baby girl to Mike Grant III and Ariana Grant, Kinslee Bristal Grant, 7 lbs. 3 oz. and 20 inches long. She shares her birthday with her mom. This is the second grandchild for the Grants. My congrats to all.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

A takeout meal on Wednesday, June 29, 4-7 p.m., of pulled pork, mac and cheese, roll and dessert for $10 each, by Lori at Lori’s Cafe for a fundraiser for Linda Miller to help with her loss. Donations appreciated. Info: 589-4141.

Cafe new hours also are, closed Monday; Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday, open 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Until next week,

Have a great week. Be kind always.


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