Everyone who had animals or other 4-H projects has been busy getting ready for the fair, It sounds like the weather is going to be good this year. I hope everyone does well as it is a big job raising animals to show.
Betty Jo Hitchcock was a patient at Clermont Mercy last week with bronchitis but is back home now. Bonnie Willman who lives in an assisted living apartment in Hillsboro fell last week and was taken to a hospital in Dayton for broken bones in her face. She was brought back to Hillsboro to a nursing home and she fell again. She didn’t break anything but was taken to the Highland District Hospital to find out why she keeps falling. Keep both of them in your prayers.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Bert Morris, 87, of Mason who passed away Saturday July 12. Service and visitation were held on Sunday. He leaves his wife, two children, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was one of the 14 children of Harry and Esta Morris of Eckmansville and is Judy Askren’s uncle.
There was a notice in the weekend Defender on July 6 telling about a birthday celebration being planned for Eva Mae Davis on Saturday, August 9. Eva Mae will be 99 years old that day and a party is being held at the Russellville Church of Christ Fellowship Hall at 1:00 pm. Eva Mae lived in Eckmansville until a few years ago when she moved to an apartment in Hillsboro .She later broke her hip and she now lives with her niece near Blanchester. If you can’t attend her party you can send her a birthday card C/O Dee Watters, 1720 Reeder Rd., Blanchester, Oh 45107.
David and Maureen Patton of Hartford, Conn., spent last week here visiting his sister, Bill and Kathy Parker. Kathy’s daughter Trish and Chris Roades had a cookout for the family on Sunday, they went to Augusta, Ky. one day and to Cincinnati several times as that is Maureen’s hometown.
The Winchester Police Dept.with the Fire Dept and Life Squad are going to be hosting “The National Day Out” August 5. This is an event to help the youth connect with emergency services. It will be a fun night and they would like to invite churches, businesses and organizations to get involved and take part in this. Contact Chief David Benjamin for more information at 695-5502.