By Lue Butler

Bingo and a salad supper June 22 will celebrate the re-dedication of the Alread Extension Homemakers Club building. The evening will also see the presentation of the J.D. Puddy Scholarship. The supper will begin at 5 p.m. and include desserts and cold drinks, all for a donation. The bingo begins at 6 p.m., and includes prizes for men, women and children, including a few mystery gifts. Building renovations have included a new heating and cooling system, added insulation, a new porch, storm doors and a new floor from one end of the building to the other.


The Crabtree Foursquare Church holds a spaghetti supper at 5 p.m. Friday. Everyone’s welcome. And the kids go to church camp.

Bill Martin is 90 on Saturday. Family will celebrate.

Ray and Phyllis Berry celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Saturday past Virgil and Joy Lemmings attended their grandson’s wedding in Oklahoma. Joining were Karen Cotton, MaryLou Shirk, Dennis and Charolette Berry with Kristin, and Ray and Phyllis Berry.

Farmers and ranchers are happy with the first hay cutting in the Crabtree area with more hop clover and wild oats than usual.

If you would like to share information about the greater Crabtree and 16 West community, call Jeff Burgess at 745-1249.


The road department and farmers everywhere have been mowing and haying this past week.

The Dennard Community Church has opened its doors to the folks who lost their church home in Botkinburg. Welcome to Dennard and our best wishes to you all as you rebuild and continue to grow strong as a faith community.

If you live in the Dennard area and have news to share call Jackie Sikes at 253-4716.


By Thelma Murray

Carlton and Mary Morris of Marion, Tenn., visited his mother, Helen Johnson, and his brother, Joe Morris, Sunday night and Monday.

Leroy and Phylis Myers and daughter Donna Holland of Bishop, Calif., and their daughter, Debra and Gary Wilbracht, of Willowbrook, Ill., have been her staying at the Hunt family home and visiting family and friends. Phylis Myers is Dorthy Cates’ sister.

Some of the people from out of town that attended the Decoration at Shady Grove on Sunday were Eugene Treece and daughter Kelly Murrill of Pea Ridge, Ark., Lyle Thompson of Little Rock, Mary Lou (Treece) Collinsworth of Texas, Eva Martin of Everman, Texas, Bill and Sue Guffy of Cabot.

Ellis and Oleda Harness of La Fountaine, Ind., visited Lodean Reeves, Fern Hennessee, Gwen Barnett of Indian Rock Village, Royce Little of Fairfield Bay, Pearl Mahaney of the Ozark Health Nursing Center, and attended the Decoration at Shady Grove.

Home remedy of the week: To remove warts without surgery put castor oil on them several times a day for four or five days. Most of the time this will kill the wart.