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Salem Lutheran Fish Fry March 24

February 15, 2023 - 00:00
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Friday was the final home basketball game for the Yeguas against Iola. I can’t recall the final score for the JV team because I got so excited about the antics of DaeDae, one of the players. Not sure why he came out of his shell, but he sure did. Had he worn a striped shirt I would have thought he was the referee.

Bryanna and her team played too. Goodness, she took this game very serious and actually made eight points. Her mama bribed her with a movie and Starbucks. She made sure to hold up two fingers each time she made that basket so all could see. Then one player basically handed her the floor, and her lip was the first to hit that floor.Alittle wipe and ice and she went back out there. The Grimes County team won big time, but Bree won too. The Varsity boys won in a very close and exciting game.

Thanks to all the customers who came and purchased a sandwich Saturday from the White Hall Community VFD. It was a good sale. The group met Monday for the monthly business meeting. It was a short meeting that included ideas for fundraising and information that our training instructor, Christopher Vickers, put in action.

The Yoga for a Cause is led by Jolleen Christians and all donations are given to the VFD. Feb. 25 is the next date beginning at 11 a.m.

When my daughters attended school, the Navasota Auditorium used to be very crowded for school functions, However, there were a lot of empty seats at the band concert Tuesday. The junior high and the high school bands both played and sounded good. The high school director spoke of how students can participate in other areas of school while being in band such as football, dance team, cheerleading and theatre. His talk reminded me of Jordan who played football from junior high thru high school and played in the band. Chucky and Ethan both play a sport along with band. Ethan is also very active in 4-H.

Please add the family of Margaret Schultz to your prayer list as she went home to her Lord this week. Add our sick and homebound friends to your prayer list. These friends include Lois Bell, Jean Fleischhauer, Sue Kolojaco, Mary Bauer, Rosa Finke, Delores Mitschke, Mary Whatley, Billie Wittenbach, Alexander Hanna, Troy Weigand, Shawn Welch, Clay Oncken, Kimberly Weiser, Bib Kapchinski and Betty Feldmann.

Upcoming Birthdays andAnniversaries:

Feb. 17 – James Bittle, Kate Sloan; Feb. 18 – J.R. Robertson; Feb. 19 – Susan Brak, Wyndy Kimich; Feb. 20 – David and Betty Feldmann; Feb. 21 – Shirley Arthur, Glenn Binder, Avery Ann Harris, Randy Siebe; Feb. 22 – Melissa Frenzel; Feb. 23 – Carolyn Kettler, Eugene and Linda Nobles. Congratulations to each of you!

Don’t forget to add the Salem Lutheran fish fry to your calendar and the White Hall Fundraiser. Both events include a full meal for take-out or dine in.

Upcoming Calendar Events:

Feb. 16 – Sonshine Sisters, 10 a.m. at Educational Bldg.

Feb. 16 – Grimes County VFW Post 4006 Auxiliary, 6:30 p.m., Trinity House, Miller Street.

Feb. 22 –Ash Wednesday. Feb. 25 - Yoga for a Cause, Salem LC, 11 a.m.

March 4 – WHCFVD Sandwich sales, begins at 11 a.m.

March 4 – YOGA for a Cause, Salem Educational Bldg. 11 a.m.

March 24 – Annual Fish Fry for Salem Lutheran Church.

April 22 – White Hall Community Center Annual Birthday Bash.

If you have any information you wish to share, please feel free to call at 936-870-5284 or email me at and I will be happy to add to my column.