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St. Mary’ huge Rummage Sale Saturday

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Anderson News

The weather couldn’t have been more wonderful, and the crowd was the best for our annual Trunk or Treat event Saturday. Thanks to everyone who participated and attended to help make this event what it is each year.

You won’t want to miss this annual event. St. Mary’s famous and huge rummage sale is set for Saturday, Nov. 2, on the church grounds in Plantersville from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. There is a $5 cash admission charge between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. for our Early Bird Shoppers. There is no charge after 9 a.m. Over 1100 families have contributed items to this event throughout the year and coordinator Sonya Yeglin says there is more stuff for sale than ever before. There is something for everyone. You will find good clean clothing, linens, crafts, appliances, kitchenware, knickknacks, holiday décor, furniture, electronics, toys, sporting goods, books, wall hangings, collectibles and much more all at a bargain price. Food and soft drinks can be purchased at the concession stand. Cash, local checks and credit cards will be accepted. For more information, call the parish office, 936-894-2223 or visit

Get ready for daylight saving time whether you want to or not. You will have to turn back your time one hour before you go to bed Saturday, Nov. 2, as the time changes at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.

The Knights of Columbus Council 4054 gun raffle winners include: (1) Glock 17 9mm Gen 4 Pistol – Deen Miller; (2) Remington 700 .270 Rifle with scope and hard case – Loyd Cowie; (3) Savage Arms Model 42 .410 Rifle – Jacade Isbell; (4) Charles Daly Chiappa 601 12ga. Shotgun – Harry Hardman; and (5) $100 Visa gift card – Lester Underwood.

As you head east out of Anderson on FM 1774, you probably have watched the five houses go up in the past several months on the south side of the highway. Brett Mize is the owner of the properties and says they will be ready for rent Dec. 1, 2019. The houses are 1,730 sq. ft and have three bedrooms and two baths. If you are interested in finding out more about them, call Brett, 713-806-3931.

Happy birthday this week to Oct. 31- Mary Lavender, Martha Green, Deanna Harrison, Donna Gessner, Thomas Walkoviak, Mendi Wellborn, Kevin Smith and Tina VanHorn; Nov.1- Mike Copley and Connie Wetuski; Nov. 2- Reagan Wichman, Jake Perry, Trimetra Williams and Jocelyn Menefee; Nov. 4- Amanda Young, Joette Jochen and Travis Higginbotham; Nov.5- Cathy Cleere, Aaron Walkoviak, Reva Byars, Evelyn Szymczak, Kathy Wingard and Isaiah Addison; Nov. 6- and Gary Borski and Ellie Alexander.

Happy Anniversary this week to: Nov. 1- Jeff and Kim Szymczak, 11 years; Nov. 1- Derek and Melissa Darst, 16 years; Nov. 3- David and Carolyn Stark, 18 years; Nov. 5- Ian and Lyndsie Palmer, eight years; and Nov. 6- Jim and Debra Andrews, 20 years.

Another quote from my “Joys of Friendship” book: “Friends finish each o ther’s sentences, know what the other is thinking…oh, and they eat way too much chocolate.”

If you have special news about what goes on in your family or life, let me know by calling 936-870-6842 or email me at .