News from the Hickory Corner Community of Chester County

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with Dot Patterson

Greetings from Hickory Corner!
It looks like it is going to be another hot week with highs in the 90s. So be careful if you are outside for very long. Drink plenty of fluids and do not forget your pets need plenty of fresh water, too.
So many heartbreaking stories in the news after the devastating flooding this past Saturday in Waverly. With over 22 deaths and many people still missing, I ask that all of you pray for the families affected and those involved in rescue. Such a tragedy.
The Masseyville Volunteer Fire Department has cancelled their annual fundraiser scheduled on Labor Day. If you would like to donate to the fire department, mail your donation to Donny Patterson 570 Hickory Corner Road, Henderson TN 38340.
Hearts to Kim Hearn who rang my doorbell on Sunday and delivered me dinner. Thank you, Kim, for your thoughtfulness. I sure enjoyed my meal.
I have always been a fan of country music. Country singer and songwriter Tom T. Hall, passed away on 8/20/21 at the age of 85 in Franklin. He wrote many popular songs including Harper Valley PTA and was also known as “The Storyteller.” Also, Don Everly of the Everly Brothers died at the age of 84 on 8/21/2021. A few songs from the 1950s you may remember include “Bye Bye Love” and “Wake Up Little Susie.” (New York Times)
Get well wishes go out to Nancy Holmes, who is recovering from surgery.
Remember in prayer Arlan Porter, Ann Bennett, Richy Butler, Ladelle Clark, Mildred Smith, Martha Autry, Ann Morrison, Bonice Martin, Peggy Whitman, Peggy Lard, William and Eddie Luttrell and Donna Lynch.
Sympathy and prayers to the family of Jere Neal Wamble. Please continue to pray for all those who are dealing with sickness and those who have lost loved ones. If you would like to add or remove a name from our prayer list, please call me.
If you would like to rent the HCC Center for your special event, please call Nancy Patterson at 608-1159.
Folks this is your column. Please call me at 989-3315 with tidbits, birthdays anniversaries, vacations or anything you would like to share with us. Make it a great week.

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