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Keep An Eye Out For Rattlers, They Are On The Move

By Patsy Deck

Sheila O’Bryant went to Memphis Friday for a Covid test and then she is to have her other cataract surgery on October 7th. Praying for good results for you, Sheila.
Henry Jackson killed a rattlesnake with 13 rattlers. It was almost as long as his tailgate is wide. Please be careful walking around. A person can walk up on one before you know it.
Please keep Jesse Tillman and his wife, Priscilla, in prayer. He totaled his car in Arkansas late Friday. Jesse wasn’t hurt bad but he is really shook up and bruised up. His car is definitely totaled. They went back to Arkansas Saturday to get his belongings out of the car.
A belated happy anniversary to Phil and Ginger Harrison. They celebrated 22 years Saturday, October 3.
Congratulations to Cheyanne Anderson and Ledge Cory on the arrival of a handsome baby boy. Carden Reid Croy was born September 29 and weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. I don’t know Ledge’s parents but I do know Cheyanne’s folks, Samantha and Brent Anderson. Let me tell you this baby is in for a lot of love and spoiling!
Martha Box had a few “Friday the 13th” things occur recently. She made six dozen peanut butter candy balls and placed in the freezer to chill. She went to lift the pan out and coat them with chocolate and well, she accidentally dropped them and she had to pick up everyone she could find all over the floor. They rolled like a ball. When I talked to her, she was back in the kitchen making some more.
Christian love and sympathy to the Bubba Goad family. Bubba passed away Friday, October 2, suddenly and unexpectedly. Bubba was well known, loved and respected by many.
Tommy and Deborah McCool helped their daughter, Kimberly Beavers, celebrate her birthday Sunday with a big fish fry. Kimberly’s husband, Jason Beavers, cooked for everyone and it’s been reported that it was delicious. Deborah said they had a wonderful visit with them.
Jason visited with your writer and David Sunday afternoon. I call it a front porch visit. We always love it when Jason visits.
Happy birthday to Jessie Williams on October 1; J. L. Crawford celebrated the 2nd; Kim Beavers the 4th; Jason Pettit on the 6th, Ilene Dees, a sweet friend, celebrate on the 8th; Brent Anderson and Caden Kerr share a birthday on the 9th; Gracie Beardain and Ann Ragon share a birthday on the 10th; Jacque Dickey celebrates the 11th; and Sheila O’ Bryant the 12th. I hope you all have a wonderful day celebrating your birthday.
I was in a soup-making mood Sunday. I got up early and put some chicken breasts on to boil. While they were cooking, I listened to a good sermon on TV. After it was over, I gathered up vegetables and spices and beef cubes and got my pot started. I chopped up my chicken and added it and thought how good it would be with fresh okra sliced up to top it off. Guess who sweet talked David into going to the garden? The okra made all the difference in the world, along with my homemade tomato juice. While that was cooking, I made two skillets of cornbread.
Congratulations to Eddie and Vivian Simmons are in order. They are the proud owners of a new baby… calf that is and it is beautiful.

Patcie’s Recipe of the Week:
Cornmeal Cheddar Biscuits
• One 16.3 ounce package refrigerated flaky biscuits
(8 biscuits)
• 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 8 cubes
• 4 tablespoons butter melted
• 1/2 cup cornmeal
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 8 cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Separate each biscuit into two layers. Place a cube of cheese on bottom layer of each biscuit then place top layer of biscuit over cheese  and press edges together well to seal.
Place melted butter in a shallow bowl and place cornmeal on shallow plate. Dip each cheese filled biscuit in butter and roll gently in cornmeal. Place in prepared muffin cups and bake 16-20 minutes or until golden brown. You can serve these with chili, stew or soup.

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