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August 24, 2012

Getting rid of ‘stuff’ is painful chore

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Ada —

I’m more than a little annoyed that someone hooked on to my large flatbed trailer and hauled it away. It was valued at about $600. I had told a former student he could have the scrap metal that was loaded on the trailer which included old appliances my late husband had accumulated and that he could use the trailer to haul away the metal. I hoped he had borrowed the trailer to transport the appliances, but several weeks have elapsed, so probably not.

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Dale Dunagan, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, was able to come to church Sunday morning. He has finished with  his first round of chemotherapy and radiation and has had an MRI to assess the condition of the brain cancer for which he had surgery a few months ago. Dale will go for evaluation this week.

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Dave Jackson received the welcome news this week that his lungs are cancer free. Immediately after he took his fourth chemo treatment he and Jodi pointed their motor home toward North Carolina where the high temperature daily is 80 degrees and the low is 60 degrees.  They expect to spend the next two weeks there. He will continue with two more chemo treatments over the next six weeks.

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All of us at Baptist Village are shocked and saddened at the sudden death of Mamie Farnham. She had surgery recently for a skin cancer on her leg. It apparently became infected and got into her blood stream.

 

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