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Thorndike News

By Linda Dixon | May 17, 2019

Sincere condolences are being sent to the family and friends of Jerry and Linda Parker. Linda was a lifelong friend and I have known Jerry almost that long. They will be missed by the many that knew and loved them both. Rest in peace.

Remember to support the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Association by attending their annual chicken barbecue and getting a delicious dinner, buying quilt raffle tickets and having fun with the silent auction. The items will be on display in the church. This all takes place on Saturday, May 25, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The Thorndike Mill and Meeting Place is looking for people interested in starting up a community blacksmithing group and building an outdoor forge on the grounds of the Farwell Mill. They have been offered the forge equipment from the Roy Bessey farm and would love to see it becoming a part of their educational and practical opportunities. Call Doug at 568-3253 for more information.

Condolences to the many friends and family of Jimmy Bryant. I remember when that smiling little boy lived in Freedom. As he grew up, he never lost that smile. Rest in peace, Jimmy.

Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey was once quoted as saying, "It is always a risk to speak to the press: They are likely to report what you say."

Have a great week, spend time outside doing a favorite activity. Mine is walking, but with all this rain, I have not gotten many miles in yet. I love going for long walks, 3-4 miles, and taking the dog along. She loves it.


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