Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for Jan. 30

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Sympathy

Sympathy to the family and friends of Marguerite Nelson who recently passed away. Also, to the family and friends of Margaret Monger, who passed away Jan. 11.

Activities

The children from Strawberry Park Elementary School were in here doing art.

Thanks to everyone has been bringing in jewelry for bingo. We really appreciate it.

Historical Society news

Try your luck at finding the hidden kewpie doll at the Tracks and Trails Museum. There is a prize ready for anyone who can find the doll, which mysteriously vanished from the Helen Pierce Doll Collection, on display now at the museum. Officials said the doll is hidden somewhere in plain sight, and anyone can drop by to have fun with the search in February. Call 970-736-8245 for more information.

Visitors

Frances Withers’ son and daughter-in-law have been visiting with her, and Gerry Hin­kel’s two daughters have been in visiting with her.

Carole Rickman was quite ill and in the hospital, but she is feeling much better and will hopefully be ready to come back soon.

Bettie Pierce has been having a lot of company, and Jim Goggins has been in visiting with Lila Rider.

Darleen Cantrell’s family comes in every day, and Elinor Hockett’s son and daughter-in-law have been in visiting with her along with other friends.

Rosa DeVault she’s been enjoying company from Idaho Springs.

Irene Myers has been in visiting with Lila Rider and Rosa DeVault.

Joke of the week

A lady was running through a grocery store yelling, “Crisco! Crisco!”

A store employee approached her and said, “Ma’am, the Crisco is on Aisle 4.”

“No, I’m looking for my husband,” the lady replied.

“Well, what do you call him at home?” the employee asked.

The lady replied, “Lard butt.”

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