Thursday, May 30, 2024
Mound News

Bride-to-be honored with shower

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Kennedie Hyde was honored with a bridal shower Saturday in Gatesville at the Dove Nest Estate. Kennedie is the bride elect of Elliott Lanham. The hostesses were Amanda Wolff, Lindsey Pinner, Jill Winkler, Maggie Thayer, Tanya McCoy, Linda Lam, Betsy Spitzer, Codie Warren, Margaret Hopson, Tammie Auten, Kristi Dunn, Susie Hopson, and Rachel Hopson, who wasn’t technically a hostess, but she was so helpful!

The Pecan Grove Baptist Church was flooded by high Coryell Creek Water in the early morning of May 5.  Floors, pews, walls, piano, sound system, new chairs, tables, and a refrigerator were moved and ruined by 4 feet of moving water inside church.  The propane tank broke loose, floating.  Firemen took care of escaping propane fumes.  The metal tabernacle roof was all that was visible at one time.  This church and congregation will overcome this catastrophe.

The Barnard family had their annual reunion Sunday at the Mound Cowboy Church. There were 55 in attendance.

Linda Kay Roger, of Wimberly, visited Sunday afternoon with Sue Jones.

Emma Blakley came home from College Station Thursday and spent the weekend. Emma will graduate from Texas A & M on Friday.

Reed, Katelyn, and Riley Griffith of Montgomery came and stayed with Jerry and Brenda Helms, and we all had dinner together.

Jerry and Brenda Helms and Carolyn and Emma Blakley went to Hamilton to watch Katelyn at a barrel race Saturday.

Codie Warren and Carolyn Blakley had lunch together Sunday in Gatesville.

Kinsley McPherson placed fourth with her horse presentation. Allie McPherson placed fifth with her beef presentation, and Thomas Belt and Lilly Kinsey placed third with their beef presentation.  This was the district 4-H round up contest in West on Saturday.

Donna Schultz and John Stephens, of Bryan, were Friday, April 26, lunch guests of Mrs. Jean Rose.

John Stephens visited Sunday afternoon with Martha Lawhorn.

Several people from Mound attended the Junk and Disorderly and City-Wide Garage Sale in Gatesville Saturday at the Gatesville Civic Center.

Those who have birthdays this coming weekend are Kelly Dunnivan, Bryce Cole, and Gloria Shaffer.

Barbara’s Notes: Happy Mother’s Day!