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6/19/2018 6:06:22 AM
Flood. Man on the roof of his house

I hope all the fathers had a Happy Fathers Day.

What a wonderful volunteer membership party we had last Wednesday. There was approximately 55 people in attendance, we handed out certificates to every volunteer. There were cupcakes donated by Ann Liebert, and cake and ice cream. Volunteers and members treated Cindy with a money cake, and I thank everyone who donated. A nice time was had by all. 

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Cindy at the senior center at 573-674-3558 or come by 114 Green Street, we would love to have you.

Whoever mowed the lawn at the center this week, we really appreciate it. 

Lunch is served at 11:00 am daily. Come on over and join us. 

Don't forget that Friday the 29th of June we will be closed all day for the Intercounty picnic. If you can bring a baked good or goods to the center for us to sell on Thursday , we would appreciate it.

Mark you calendar for the toenail clinic on June 28th. Oxford healthcare will be here around 10:00 am. There will also be a free bingo at 1:00 pm. Come join us for an afternoon of fun.

Do you like to play games? Join us in the afternoon for Canadian marbles or pool or ping pong. 

A fellow was stuck on his rooftop in a flood. He was praying to God for help.

Soon a man in a rowboat came by and the fellow shouted to the man on the roof, "Jump in, I can save you."

The stranded fellow shouted back, "No, it's OK, I'm praying to God and he is going to save me."

So the rowboat went on.

Then a motorboat came by. "The fellow in the motorboat shouted, "Jump in, I can save you."

To this the stranded man said, "No thanks, I'm praying to God and he is going to save me. I have faith."

So the motorboat went on.

Then a helicopter came by and the pilot shouted down, "Grab this rope and I will lift you to safety."

To this the stranded man again replied, "No thanks, I'm praying to God and he is going to save me. I have faith."

So the helicopter reluctantly flew away.

Soon the water rose above the rooftop and the man drowned. He went to Heaven. He finally got his chance to discuss this whole situation with God, at which point he exclaimed, "I had faith in you but you didn't save me, you let me drown. I don't understand why!"

To this God replied, "I sent you a rowboat and a motorboat and a helicopter, what more did you expect?"

1 Corinthians 13:13 So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

6/11/2018 9:04:15 AM
Don't forget that Fathers Day is next Sunday the 17th of June. 
We are still making breakfast at 6:00 am Monday through Friday. Come by and have a hot breakfast before going to work.
We need volunteers, why don't you come in and fill out a volunteer application, and start tomorrow. Guaranteed to have a good time.
Oxford Healthcare will host a free toenail clinic and free bingo on June 27th. Come on over and get your toenails clipped.
Please remember that we will be closed all day on June 29th for Intercounty picnic. Hope to see you there.

A doctor, a nurse, and the top executive of an HMO have all died and
are in line together at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter speaks with them
and asks what good each has done in their life.
The Doctor says "I have devoted my life to the sick and needy and have had a part in caring for, and healing thousands of poor people."
St. Peter says"That's great. Go ahead in to heaven. And what about you, dear?"
The nurse says. "I've supported the good doctor and his patients my entire life as an adult."
St Peter says  "Wonderful. Please proceed in with the doctor. And what about you?"
The H M O says : "I was the president of a
very large HMO and was responsible for the healthcare of millions of people all over the country."

St. Peter says "Oh, I see. Please go in...but you can only stay two nights."
Genesis 18:19 - For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
5/28/2018 6:13:10 AM
I hope everyone had a good Memorial Day weekend. 
Are you ready for the 2018 PRCA Rodeo? Wait no longer, it is this weekend. Hope to see you there.
The jam session is every Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm. Why don't you join us for some good toe tapping music?
We serve breakfast at the senior center, Monday through Friday at 6:00 am. The cost is a suggested contribution of $4.00.
Lunch is served at 11:00 am until 12:30 pm. If you are unable to join us, call 573-674-3558 for a carry out. Don't forget that we will be serving Chicken every Thursday and Catfish on Fridays.
The June newsletters will be ready for pickup on Thursday. Stop by and get yours, for all the events and menu for the month.
I will be sending out invitations for you to attend our Volunteer and Membership appreciation party. This will be on June 13th at 2:00 pm. Please come if you can.
You can find us on the World Wide Web at If you have any questions or concerns, you can also email me at Send me a good joke or just ask me a question.
Little Johnny went to his mother demanding a new bicycle. His mother decided that he should take a look at himself and the way he acts. She said, "Well Johnny, it isn't Christmas and we don't have the money to just go out and buy you anything you want. So why don't you write a letter to Jesus and pray for one instead." After his temper tantrum, his mother sent him to his room. He finally sat down to write a letter to Jesus. 

Dear Jesus,  I've been a good boy this year and would appreciate a new bicycle.  Your Friend, 
Little Johnny 
Now, Little Johnny knew that Jesus really knew what kind of boy he was (a brat). So, he ripped up the letter and decided to give it another try. 

Dear Jesus,  I've been an OK boy this year and I want a new bicycle. Yours Truly,  Little Johnny 

Well, Little Johnny knew this wasn't totally honest so he tore it up and tried again. 

Dear Jesus,  I've thought about being a good boy this year and can I have a new bicycle? 
Little Johnny 
Well, Little Johnny looked deep down in his heart, which by the way was what his mother was really wanting. He crumpled up the letter and threw it in the trash can and went running outside. 

He aimlessly wandered about, depressed because of the way he treated his parents and really considering his actions. He finally found himself in front of a Catholic Church. 

Little Johnny went inside and knelt down, looking around not knowing what he should really do. He finally got up and began to walk out the door and was looking at all the statues. All of a sudden he grabbed a small one and ran out the door. He went home, hid it under his bed and wrote this letter. 

Jesus,  I've broken most of the Ten Commandments, shot spit wads in school, tore up my sister's Barbie doll and lots more. I'm desperate. I've got your mama. If you ever want to see her again, give me a bike. 

Signed,  You know who
Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
5/21/2018 6:36:25 AM
I hope everything is well with everyone. 
I know that all this pollen in the air is affecting a lot of people.
Jam session is every Tuesday night at 6:00 pm. Come on over and tap your feet and clap your hands.
Please remember that we will be closed on Monday May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.
We serve breakfast at 6:00 am and lunch at 11:00 am for a suggested contribution of $4.00 each. Come on over and join us. Maybe you would like to have a meal delivered, if so, call us at 573-674-3558 and talk to a volunteer. Only in the city limits, preferably.
Come on over and check out the new decorating, done by Meri Wrest. Thank you Meri for making the senior center a nice place to come in to.
Volunteers are always needed at the Senior center. On most days it takes a lot of manpower to keep up the kitchen alone. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Cindy. We would love to have you.
A clergyman walking down a country lane and sees a young farmer struggling to load hay back onto a cart after it had fallen off.
"You look hot, my son," said the cleric. "why don't you rest a moment, and I'll give you a hand."
"No thanks," said the young man.
"My father wouldn't like it."
"Don't be silly," the minister said.
"Everyone is entitled to a break. Come and have a drink of water."
Again the young man protested that his father would be upset. Losing his patience, the clergyman said, "Your father must be a real slave driver. Tell me where I can find him and I'll give him a piece of my mind!"
"Well," replied the young farmer, "he's under the load of hay." 
One might ask, why does she put these jokes st the end of her article? Here's why. If one person gets a laugh, I feel like I have accomplished something. After all, laughter is the best medicine.
Romans 13:7 Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.
News Article - 5/3/2018
4/30/2018 6:41:15 AM
I say it's about time the weather changes. Bring on spring time.
We are having a yard sale on May 3rd and May 4th. See you there!
On May 5th, come over to the Auction barn, the Bridgebuilders will be selling cheeseburgers with grilled onions and hot dogs. We would like to thank Buckner and Gately for letting us do their cook shack for them. All money we receive goes back into the senior center.
Bank day with Landmark Bank will be May 8th at 11:00 am. All congregate will get a free lunch. Thanks to Landmark Bank for their continued support.
May 3rd is the National Day of Prayer. We will not be serving breakfast on this day. See you on Friday.
Come on out for the jam session on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. We're having lots of fun.
A senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership. Taking off down the road, he floored it to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little gray hair he had left. Amazing, he thought as he flew down I-94, pushing the pedal even more.

Looking in his rear view mirror, he saw a state trooper behind him, lights flashing and siren blaring. He floored it to 100 mph, then 110, then 120. Suddenly he thought, What am I doing? I'm too old for this, and pulled over to await the trooper's arrival.

Pulling in behind him, the trooper walked up to the Corvette, looked at his watch, and said, "Sir, my shift ends in 30 minutes. Today is Friday. If you can give me a reason for speeding that I've never heard before, I'll let you go."

The old gentleman paused. Then he said, "Years ago, my wife ran off with a state trooper. I thought you were bringing her back."

"Have a good day, sir," replied the trooper.

Hebrews 4:12 - For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
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