Jackie Brister, his son Gene and Steve Rasez returned home from a successful deer hunting trip in Kansas. They each killed a buck and a doe.
Last week Jackie Brister was on his way into San Saba when he became ill and had to pull over in front of Bob Millican’s home. It was a lucky thing that Mike Millican was there in order to take Jackie into San Saba to the EMS where they took him to Llano. Jackie is a diabetic and It was found that he had he had not eaten often enough, which caused him to become ill. Jackie and Charlene are just very thankful that Mike was there to take Jackie into San Saba. Happy to report that Jackie is just fine and was at church Sunday.
Jane Tinney was in Warminster, Pennsylvania last Thursday where she attended the funeral of her nephew Chad Liles, age 31 who died of a heart attack. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
The latest report concerning the health of Carl Adams was that there was no sign of a cancer.
The health of Phillip Morris has improved enough for him to attend the services every Sunday at Bad Bob’s Bait Shop. He was also well enough to go to the panhandle to hunt pheasants again this year. The hunters brought back some pheasants.
Pat Millican came home from Austin Heart hospital Thursday and is reported to be doing very well, which is good news.
Jane Clark has had her running shoes on once again. She was in Bastrop Friday visiting her son Danny. While there they attended the fund raising dinner for the tour of homes held each year in Bastrop. The dinner was held in two big tents set up on the grounds of the Plantation House; More than 200 people attended the affair and purchased tickets for the tour of homes.
Sunday night the annual Christmas get together at the home of William and Jane Clark for the members of their church and others was well attended by thirty-five people. They came from Lometa, San Saba and Bend. Everyone had more than enough to eat and all enjoyed the evening.
Bobbie Clark of Round Rock and his son Jesse who lives in New Mexico were out to the Bend hunting this weekend.
The Bend Community Christmas party will be held Saturday, December 20, at 6:00 p.m. Turkey, dressing and ham will be served. Everyone is invited to attend and is asked to bring a complimentary dish and/or a desert. There will be a Chinese gift exchange after the meal for the adults. Men are to bring a gift for a man. Women are to bring a gift for a woman. Please bring a gift for your little ones that will be attending, because Santa Claus just might make an appearance. Be prepared to come and have a good time.
The Family Council of Eventide Nursing home will be held Saturday, December 20, at 10:15 a.m. in the Rylander Library. If you have a family member or just a friend who is a resident at Eventide you are urged to attend.
There will be no Bend News for the next two weeks folks will just have to wait until next year to read about the happenings in and around the Bend. Jo is taking some time off. To all the readers have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and have a safe one.
Happy birthday greetings go out to Cody Kenney who will celebrate a birthday December 17, Donnie Eckhoff and Diana Dowdy who will have a birthday December 18, to Clovia Ketchum and Lavada McCoury who will be celebrating a birthday December 21, Jennifer Henniger on December 24, to Doris Poe on December 25, to Jennifer Goodwin December 26, to Grady Gibson, Clay Bradley, Phillip Morris and Jerol Lovely whose birthday fall on December 28, to Brenda Gibson and Charlene Reavis December 29, to Gunner Stinnett and Danny Lemons on December 31, to Rufus Cobern January 1 and to Lillian Cobern who will be 95 years young on January 2, to Charlene Brister, Phyllis Brookshire, Tommye Cobern and Billy Bob McCoury who will celebrating a birthday January 6 and to Annie White whose birthday is January 7.
Congratulations to Bobby and Debbie Hicks who will celebrate their anniversary December 21, to William and Jane Clark whose anniversary is January 1 and to Robert and Spring Price who will be celebrating an anniversary on January 7.