Beware of a tax scam from a telephone call
By Lois Harper
A cherry sunshiny howdy to you on this Monday, March 3. It was so nice after church yesterday to take a sandwich and coffee outside sitting, soaking up the warm sunshine. A very welcome break from winter routine.
Paul is getting the early plants in and it’s aggravating not having garden space any more plus not being able to do anything in the yard now bringing on a hankering for past years. Some of his pansies are in the cement boxes at my door now. This is crazy cause if a bunch of those onions or sets were set out I couldn’t eat them, It’s a pretty sight walking by them. I hope they bring him more of those German queen tomato plants this time. Dean said he’d plant a couple of them with reduced other varieties this time due to drought and water restrictions. The good Lord will send rain.
Easter is almost here and remembering my late husband’s peach farming, as foreman over the Mason’s 600 acres or more orchards was a nervous time for if a cold snap came it would wipe out the peaches. Let’s hope they survive and have a bountiful supply this year.
Being forced to leave the orchards and crews was trying as anyone forced into this. He made it until March 8, 1990 when God called him, he’s not lonely though our youngest son Harry Jr. went to be with His Heavenly Father also in November 1991. They were reunited with a precious little angel, little Julie and they have probably spoiled her if possible in all these years.
So in memory I rejoice in the memories when together and I will see and know each other up there. In the meantime will keep plugging along doing God’s will down here as best I can.
The new Rutledge Rooster newsletter came out and things will be going on.
First will be the April Yard Sale April 5 instead of March. So if you have what you don’t want or need somebody could use in spring-cleaning. Fee is $10 call Molly at 706-557-9020 for reservations.
Summer favorite game softball, the field is up and behind the fire department. The field is available for pickup games, or locking in a time for your team to use for practice. Call Ed 706-557-9020.
Check into the exercise program started at the Wellness Center February 25. This includes yoga, ailido dajo, classes are open to all ages both sexes; Pilate classes will be added covering eight concepts. They also have massages etc.
Val Renaud has already been very busy lining up entertainment for our fair May 10; Larry Thomas, soup haze and the main event “The great Oak Boys” performing county, gospel and rock. Ken Cook and rounding out the entertainment will be Uncle Pen and country artist Rusty Wright. Pen is a fiddler; also crafters, handmade, artist, games for kids. Help her in this effort call 706-557-8600.
Kris Bray has resumed opening the café Friday and Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m., new menu.
I noticed that the little pig kissed by our mayor at last summer at the fair had died. Wonder what they’ll have for entertainment this year?
Also Ed wishes to remind that warmer weather comes and if you want to book the bandstand call him at 706-557-9020.
Lamar Moss and his band was playing Sunday evening good old country, gospel songs and music at the bandstand.
Lena Alford has had a tough time with flu like symptoms. Hopes she can soon get better.
Kaye Evans is home right now. Various ones are attending her while David has to be away in his business.
Eunice Sims is in the Madison Nursing Home; Carl has been in the hospital recently and is recuperating from illness.
Faye Payne enjoyed getting together with Ritchie Messer and family for Sunday night dinner.
Anne Lesnikowski has returned home to Martha Vineyard Mass after spending winter days in Rutledge with Molly.
Linda Turk’s sister has been visiting her coming here to attend a funeral for a relative of theirs. Sorry I don’t know the name of the deceased.
A happy anniversary goes out to Wayne and Lorrie Ghann Monday, March 3.
Carl and Eunice Sims will celebrate their anniversary March 12.
A warning to people who normally don’t pay taxes due to low income. Scammers are calling saying the check will be sent to their bank, but first need all the bank information to deposit. Soon as they get bank information they can clean out a bank account of money. Don’t give any information, hang up.
Those that had the flu are out and about now. Sorry if you are sick and hope you’ll soon recuperate.
Baptist Church Notes
We almost had a full house Sunday, the beautiful red roses were in honor of Wayne and Lorrie’s anniversary. Our choir did well squeezing into make shift place until renovation is done enlarging the choir loft and moving baptismal pool back further. Their special was “Let others see Jesus in you.”
Wayne’s sermon was taken from John 19 after the Friends Trio rendered, “Heaven’s Avenue,” and “I know the Master of the wind,” was emphasizing the three hours of darkness as Jesus was taking all the sins of the people paying our sin debt; thirsty drinking the bitter vinegar. God could not look upon His beloved Son during this time turning away. Jesus was God in the Father’s image sent to earth begging forgiveness for us.
Rodney, our associate pastor, brought another powerful sermon Sunday night from 1st Chronicles 11: 12, emphasizing when David was hidden in a cave from King Saul’s wrath before he died three of his followers braved danger by going through enemy lines to get some water for David’s thirsting; David had not become King until Saul died. This brief summation cannot cover the total sermon, using Acts 1 – 8 and Gal. 2: 19 also
Announcements are October 14 – 16 the Glory adult conference will be held in Ridgecrest, N.C. This was discussed at our banquet at New Hope Church. Make an early reservation.
The Easter Egg Hunt will be March 15; wrapped candy eggs needed in the part at Rutledge.
Giving up don’t solve anything, keep going in trust to God, leading the way is the power.