Centerville

The Centerville Fire Department will have a Fall Chili Supper on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. Chili with all the fixings, dessert, and drinks will be served so come on out to the station on Blythe Road and show your support for the Fire Department.

The Centerville Community was well represented last week end at the Cardin Deer Camp in Cleveland, Ark. There were more than 40 people that camped for the week end with the oldest being 76 and the youngest was 4. Ella Cardin and Libby Bauder finally stopped resisting the urge to camp and joined us, along with August Cardin. The food was excellent and nothing big happened. Kellie Cardin didn’t burn anything, but did prove to be a champion campfire builder. As always, I left Sunday afternoon thankful for my relaxing week end and grateful for the Cardin clan letting my family join Cardin Deer Camp once again.

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Shady Grove

Congratulations to the Greenbrier High School Panthers on their impressive win over Vilonia last Thursday night! This win earned them a place in the 5A playoffs and the Judge’s Cup award. This team fought hard all year and never let up.

Gale Garrison attended the BMA Senior Adult Conference in Branson last week with a group of Golden Agers from Central Baptist Church in Conway. The conference featured Babbi Mason, Dennis Swanberg, Brian Free and Assurance. BMA Homecoming and worship was led by Neil Dumas and Bro. Jerry Jolly. Wednesday night they attended Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express. The group enjoyed lunch at Rib Crib on Wednesday and some of the group had lunch Thursday at the Hard Luck Diner.

Also attending the conference from Pleasant Valley Baptist Church were, Wilma Robinson, Brenda Sutherland, Shelby Wilcox and Jan Hallum.

If the couple of days of cold that we had this past week are any indication of what winter is going to be, look out! Wow! — it has been cold for early November.

We have a mystery at our house. We had six puppies ready to give away. A week ago this past Sunday we left for church and they were all accounted for. We were expecting a person to come and get one that day. When we got home from church, that one and another one was missing, so we assumed he had come and decided to take two. About 4:30 p.m. he came for his puppy and that is when the mystery unfolded. We searched all over the property and no sign of the puppies. I would like to think that someone saw them from the road and decided they wanted them. I hope so, and that they are in a good home. If you know anything, let us know. One was a tan female with a bobbed tail and the other a tan and white, freckled male.

Ed and Linda Hammontree celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary Nov. 21. They were married at Landmark Baptist Church in North Little Rock. They lived in North Little Rock where Linda had her first teaching job at Lynch Drive Elementary School. Ed was with Western Auto and transferred to the Dallas, Texas, area. There Lori and Shawn made their appearance. That was their home for several years before getting homesick and moving back home to Greenbrier and homesteaded their place here to present time.