Tapps Ridge News 12-11-14

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Hello, friends.

We haven’t written since before Thanksgiving so we have a lot of catching up to do.

The McClellans had Thanksgiving at home with 30 family and friends attending. There was a lot of good food and fellowship. Everyone had a good time.

Tammy and Steve Johns hosted Thanksgiving dinner for Tammy’s family.

Mary Jo Meyer had Thanksgiving at the home of her daughter Joyce in Cincinnati.

Heather and Donnie Bolton entertained Doris Chase and other family members for Thanksgiving.

Richard and Leona Adams had Thanksgiving with Mike James and family.

Chris James spent Thanksgiving with his dad, Paul James in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Steve and Kelly Kelly and Brandon Kelly spent Thanksgiving with Kelly’s mom and dad, Larry and Vivian Elder.

Dave and Debbie Cox spent Thanksgiving at their daughter Kim’s home in Manchester, Indiana.

Steve, Judy, Adeli Kinne took Doris Chase to Hanover College. Adeli was touring the college before choosing where she wants to go next year. Doris really enjoyed seeing the college.

Carol Conner has returned home from a week’s stay at Dearborn County Hospital. She is better. Her dad has also returned home from Ridgewood. We are glad they are both home. Put them both in your prayers.

Steve and Kelly Kelly took their grandson Bobby to the bowling alley in Lawrenceburg to celebrate Bobby’s sixth birthday.

Carol and I went to Rockies in Rising Sun last week. We met Joann and Gary and had dinner to celebrate my birthday.

Also, on my birthday Ed, Mandy, Ethan and Jack came out home and had dinner with us to celebrate my birthday. I had a great evening with my family.

Thanksgiving evening we went down to Belterra and met Dick and Carol Schroeder. They came down to bring me a birthday gift. We enjoyed their visit, like always.

Richard and Leona Adams and Leona’s brothers and sisters spent three days at Clifty Falls Lodge in Madison, their get together for the holidays.

Happy birthday: Randy Turner, Tracy Azbell, Charlotte Woodruff, Bobby Kelly, Ed James, Carol Tilley, Brian Bailey, Amy (Haskell) McGowen, Joann Schaub, Phyllis Kelly, Mike “Bink” Stivers, Brandon Kelly, Tommy May, Juanita Radcliff, Monica Hensley, LuAnne Turner, Tammy Johns, Don Miller, Roy Leap, Mike Mondary, Bud Vann, Sara Asher, and John Lock.

Happy Anniversary: Steve and Tammy Johns.

Fredonia Baptist Church had a soup and sandwich dinner Sunday. After church we ate and decorated for Christmas. Our church was blessed with special music played on our piano by Dawn (Boggs) Elston. Dawn and her husband, Larry and Janet Boggs, Mark Boggs, John Boggs and son were our guests today. Thank you for joining us and come back anytime. A special thanks to Dawn for her wonderful music.

Prayer concerns today at church: Earl and Carol Conner, Shelby Cole, Darrell Campbell, Darrell Ellinghaus, Myrtle Pesce, Jay Baker and his wife, Ron Lee, Kirk Works, Louis and Gayla Bullock, Frances Martin, Tommy May, Louie Peelman, the family of Al Dushane, Lauren Hill.

Todd Johns received word today he is a grandpa. His son Jeremy and wife had a son, Aiden Edward Johns, born early Sunday morning. Congrats to all.

Saturday morning Carol took Ethan and Jack to the East Enterprise Firehouse. Santa was there! The fire department had doughnuts and drinks for those who came. They also took pictures of all the kids with Santa. Thanks to the fire department for everything. Then Saturday afternoon they went to Vevay. Santa was at the tourism building. They furnished cookies and candies. Also, they had a story teller and crafts for all the kids. Thanks to them also.

Congratulations to David Todd for being named District 12 Assistant Principal of the Year. Mr. Todd, no one deserved it more than you.

Today is December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day, a day of sadness for all of those soldiers and sailors who lost their lives on that day. Just pray their families gained closure over the loss of their loved ones.

Well the tree is decorated and the stockings are up and our dog Bella is not impressed with any of it.

Thanks to the Vevay Media Group and staff for the Christmas gift.

I may have more news before Christmas. Just wanted to let you know the coffee pot is still on.

Have a great week.