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It is always good to be able to predict the upcoming weather and we all know to check the seeds of the persimmons each year gives us clues! I am not sure if my predictions have been correct each year, but I still check. The persimmons are not on the ground yet, but some have started changing…

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Troy Smith, the son of Will and Angie Smith, of Deer, and grandson of Bill and Shelly McVay, of Deer, and Linda and Paul Coffey. of Jasper is engaged to be married to Ashley Creel, the daughter of Debra Kelly, of Jasper, and Craig Creel, of Florida, and granddaughter of Jack and Olivia Kelly…

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There will be a benefit gospel singing, auction and pie auction at the Hasty Holiness Church located on state Highway 123, at Hasty on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5 p.m. All proceeds will go to the church's building fund. For more information or if you have an auction item to donate, con…

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Nicole Caroline Martin, daughter of Rick and Yalonda Martin of Deer, became the bride of Eric Schrader, son of Eugene and Vicki Schrader of Schulenburg, Texas, on May 25 in a backyard ceremony at the home of the bride's grandparents, Wendell and Carolyn McCutchen, in Bellefonte. Attending th…

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There will be a benefit dinner & auction at the Deer Gymnasium on Saturday, Aug. 3, for Dustin Sams to help with medical bills. Food will start being sold at 2 p.m. and the auction starts at 4 p.m. Contact Andrew Rocole at 870-428-5815 for more information.

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The children of Ward and Phyllis Edgmon would like to invite you to join in their parent's 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 27, between 2-4 p.m., at the Carroll Electric Building in Jasper. No gifts, please, but cards are appreciated.

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President Terry Edwards presided over the July 10 Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club meeting. Eight members were present and 240 volunteer hours were recorded for June.

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President Stacey Potter presided over the July 8 Friends of the Library meeting with seven members present.

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The Wheels for Meals Auto Show will be parked at the Newton County Senior Center on Saturday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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The Lone Beech United Baptist Church revival services are July 29 - Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. Please come join us in fellowship, singing, and worship.

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The Lone Beech United Baptist Church revival services are July 29 - Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. Please come join us in fellowship, singing, and worship.

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The Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club will have a rain or shine rummage sale Wednesday, July 17, from 8-10 a.m., on the porch of the County Extension Office, next to the medical center. Lots of good clean items.

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The children of Ward and Phyllis Edgmon would like to invite you to join in their parent's 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 27, between 2-4 p.m., at the Carroll Electric Building in Jasper. No gifts, please, but cards are appreciated.

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Come help celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Freddy and Donna Kilgore of Jasper. Their children will welcome family and friends at the Carroll Electric Building in Jasper on Saturday, July 6, from noon until 5 p.m.

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Memorial Day observances were held Sunday, May 26, at the Sand Hill Cemetery at Yardelle, and at the County War Memorial on the courthouse lawn in Jasper Monday morning.

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Rick and Yalonda Martin of Deer and Eugene and Vicki Schrader of Schulenburg, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children Nicole Caroline Martin and Eric Anthony Schrader.

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Teddy and Melissa Tennison, of Lurton, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kendra Diana Tennison to Keegan Roy Bonham, of Freeburg, Missouri.

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President Stacy Potter conducted the Feb. 11 meeting of the Friends of the Newton County Library with eight members present.

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There will be a drop-by baby shower for Wesley and Cortney Davis Sunday, Feb. 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the ABC/Community Building in Deer. They are having a boy. All friends and family are invited to attend.

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Friends of the Library President Terry Edwards conducted the Jan. 14 meeting with eight present.

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The Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club had a potluck meal Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the home of Linda and Marvin Fuson.

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The Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club had a potluck meal Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the home of Linda and Marvin Fuson.

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As Police Chief Michael Henderson worked on the Christmas shopping trip for local kids, he worked on an idea to give back to the community. Chief Henderson credits his wife Miranda with the idea for the Blessing Box. Jacob Collins the Public Works Director and Chief Henderson built the Bless…

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The Nov. 28 meeting of the Eagle Pride 4-H Club met at the Mt. Judea School. The meeting was called to order by President Reagen Ruff and roll and the minutes were given by Austin Swafford. The educational program for the group was learning about the qualities of being and having a good friend.

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The Newton County Senior Center will host a Wild Game Dinner on Friday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. The cost is $15 per plate plus tax for adults. Children 10 and under costs $10 plus tax.

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The Friends of the Newton County Library are holding a drawing for a child's doll bed complete with doll and handmade blankets. The drawing will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. Tickets are 50 cents each or 3 for $1. The doll is on display at the library and tickets can be purchased …

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The Deer Baptist Church asks that you join them for a musical performance presented by the Deer Baptist Church Choir at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the church. The choir will perform “Hope of the Broken World” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Please stay for refreshments after the performance.

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Kim Luper conducted the Nov. 14 meeting of the Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club with seven members in attendance.

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Jackie and Patsy Villines, of Jasper, will be celebrating 30 years of marriage on Nov. 19 (2018). They have two children, Jaimie Grice and husband Ben Grice, and Lorrie Forest and husband Colby Forest and four grandchildren, Noah, Jackson, Ivory, and Jaelynne. They all would like to wish the…

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Area military veterans are invited to attend a Veterans Day program in their honor on Monday, Nov. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Western Grove School Cafetorium.