By Thelma Murray

Wanda Poynor and her sister Carolyn Ussery of Greenbrier recently made a trip to Fort Dodge, Iowa, to visit Grace Striet, Wanda’s mother-in-law, eho id 92 years old.

Wanda and Paul Poynor went to Columbia, Ill., to celebrate Paul’s 64th birthday and visit his family. They visited with Carol Rednour of Ruma, Ill., Patty Michols of Burksville, Paula Cooke of Praiser who is Paul’s twin sister, Barbara of Chester and Doug Poynor of Burksville, Ill. The were away Wednesday through Saturday.

Cameron Murray played in a golf tournament at Fairfield Bay on Saturday. He and his sister Joni Fowler of Conway visited Jimmy and Thelma Murray Sunday.

J.B. Myers of Las Vegas, Nev., visited Watson Smith on Sunday, and had lunch with him.

Tommy Beckham and his sisters, Bonita Worthen and Shirley Bradford, attended the Hines reunion at Fox on Saturday.

Rane Murray of Conway visited his family and attended church Sunday.

Opal Aldridge fell last Saturday, but after a trip to the hospital, she was able to return home with no broken bones, just a lot of sore muscles.

Brenda Brown has had hip surgery. She had both hips replaced this summer. She got home from the hospital Sunday morning. Their son, David of Hector, has spent two days with her. She is getting along well.

Around 150 people attended the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of Jerry and Mary Lea Bradley last Saturday.


Yard sales were in abundance this last weekend – and did I find some bargains! You know what they say, "One man’s trash is another man’s treasures." Buyers and sellers alike seemed to be having a great time.

I saw my neighbors completing another haying this last week. Maybe hay prices will be down this year.

The leaves in Dennard have started to turn and the recent rains will only help to enhance their beauty. I’m ready for hayrides, apple cider and friends around the campfire. Craft fairs, fall festivals and scenic drives through the Ozarks will be in full swing this month so be sure to take advantage of this beautiful time of year.

If you live in the Dennard area and have news call Jackie Sikes at (501) 253-4716.