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Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
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  • By Sharron Burns
    The snow is gone and temperatures have been moderate to cool this past week. I must report that I have jonquils and surprise lilies peaking through the ground by 1-2 inches. Easter is approaching.
    Gayle and Dale Mc Vay came to visit Dean and Marietta Slaughter Saturday evening.
    Carla Easley and granddaughters came Saturday to visit Linda Pyle.
    Fairy Worcester visited her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Walter Manigold, Sunday.
    Donna and Jerry Gray have been  attending basketball games at Clarence on Thursday, and Bevier on Friday and Saturday. They go to watch Chase Gray play.
    Donna and Bud Seibold had a visit from Janice Summers this week.
    Lana and Mike Daniels, Jeremy and Roger Jay Jarman visited Mary and Roger this week.
    Oklahoma Jarman Indians 4-H club met March 13 at the La Plata Presbyterian Church.
    Friends for La Plata Preservation held its annual dinner meeting at Grandma’s Home Cooking on March 12.
    Mary Lou Wait came to visit her high school classmate,  Mary Jarman, this week.
    Sharron Burns hosted the Atalpal 2 club meeting at the Santa Fe Expresso restaurant Thursday afternoon, with 20 present.
    Barry Richardson, wife, Sammie, children, Zoey, Zadie, Ozzie and Ezekiel delivered the Sunday message at Gifford Christian Church. Attending were Roger Jarman, Mac MacRay, Chad and Amanda, Claire and Morgan Belfield, Kim and Leighton Shoop, Donna Gray, Kirby Bailey, Debbie Newland, Dean and Marietta Slaughter, Rich and Sharron Burns.
    Richard and Sharron Burns attended the la Plata Elementary music program held Thursday evening at La Plata High Gym.
    Richard and Sharron Burns attended the Frank Graham 4-H Leadership Award Banquet held in Columbia, on Friday, March 15. Sharron was awarded a pin for her 15 years of 4-H Leadership of the Oklahoma Indians 4-H club.
    Graduates
    Amy Burns graduated from the Columbia Public Schools program of practical nursin on March 7. She is a 2003 graduate of La Plata High School, and has been working within the University of Missouri healthcare system for th past four years. She will be transitioning to the role of licensed practical nurse at the University Physicians outpatient Neurology clinic. Amy is the daughter of Richard and Sharron Burns of rural La Plata.
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