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The daily blog 5-26-2021

Good morning and welcome to the daily blog for May 25.

This is the 145th day of 2021 and there are 220 days left in the year.

As I mentioned in yesterday’s exhilarating blog, I plan to post a picture I took the previous day and post it on the current day’s blog.

While I failed miserably yesterday and had to post a year-old picture, I came through in the clutch yesterday.

The fine photo posted above is the tomato bed that I built for Trish the Wife. I do not particularly care for tomatoes, but I do dig them in spaghetti and ketchup, so the effort is just to try and make the Wifeahallic happy.

Last year, we had a record haul. But our bed, tomato, not house, rotted and had to be replaced. Egad, yet another honey do deal. Please notice the attention to fine detail which I failed at. I took what I didn’t like about the prior tomato bed and tried to improve it.

If nothing else, hopefully it will keep Molly the Dog out of the bed. She has a sweet tooth for tomatoes and has been known to jump in there last year and get a tomato or two.

Kaptain Ken Milam reports the LeFlore County commissioners will apply for funds from the American Rescue Fund, which could help out in a vast variety of ways.

Several LeFlore County baseball players were selected to play in the Native American all-state game, so our congratulations go out to them.

And just when we thought it was safe to migrate outside, more showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday. But don’t despair fine folks and others reading our daily blog, I DID get the yard mowed. Both front and back, so we are not sweating out grass which will be behind-high for the next cut.

Memorial service for Randy Martindale of Howe is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel.

The Poteau Evening Lions Club meet at 6 p.m. at Carl Albert State College.

Funeral service for Lawrence McHenry is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Heavener First Baptist Church with Bro. Sam Dyer officiating. Masonic rites will be conducted by the Heavener Masonic Lodge #154 with military honors for burial at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

He was born March 4, 1940 and passed away May 23, 2021 in Fort Smith.

Ruby L. Baxter, 100, of Shady Point, passed away May 23 in Pocola and was born Dec. 3, 1920 in Calhoun. Private services will be held.

Lorane Dickinson, 90, of Spiro, passed away May 24, 2021 and was born Aug. 8, 1930 in Buck Creek. She will also have private services.

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