Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for Jan. 23

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Birthday Announcement

— Frances Gneiser is turning 90. Her birthday celebration is Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Grand Junction.

Bingo

We want to thank everybody for the jewelry they’ve been bringing in for bingo, but keep up the good work. We need it.

Visitors

Frances Withers’ son and daughter-in-law have been in visiting, and Carole Rickman has had company.

Bettie Pierce enjoyed lunch with her son the other day.

Rosa DeVault and Lila Rider enjoyed a visit from Irene Myers.

Don Lufkin’s daughter was in visiting with him and the week before that his daughter, her daughter and his great-grandson from Wyoming were in visiting with him.

Marilyn and Jim Goggins were in Tuesday.

Juanita Davis has enjoyed visits from family, and Darleen Cantrell’s family is in every day to visit with her.

Well wishes

We’ve had a lot of people here with pneumonia. We hope anybody sick is getting better.

We hope everybody that went home that has good luck and for everybody about to go home, we wish them happiness.

Joke of the week

For the first time in many years, an old man traveled from his rural town to the city to attend a movie. After buying his ticket, he stopped at the concession stand to purchase some popcorn. Handing the attendant $1.50, he couldn’t help but comment, “The last time I came to the movies, popcorn was only 15 cents.” “Well, sir,” the attendant replied with a grin, “You’re really going to enjoy yourself. We have sound now.”

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