Hi! We did get a little of the white stuff, didn’t we?
Tuesday evening was something else – the wind-driven snow made it especially hard to see if one was driving.
Madison County students received a blessing, of sorts, school already was called off, so the kids didn’t have to get up early and wait for that “snow-go” report!
Congratulations to Judy Mabes and her husband Donald, former Wacoans, who are now great-grandparents and their daughter, Mary Ann, is a grandmother (how time flies!)
Mary Ann’s daughter, Kayla, delivered the first little boy into the Mabes family recently.
Christopher James Lee Murphy, we’re sure, will be spoiled rotten! (And that’s okay!) Congratulations, Kayla, Shaun and the rest!
Happy birthday wishes go out to: Hallie Woleslagel, March 1; Rosa Lee Cottrell, March 2; Judy Centers Rose, March 3; Kristie Green and Kiara Prichta, March 4; Eric Brandenburg, March 5; twins Ted and “Duge” Brown, March 6; Eva Ramsey and Rachel Brown, March 7; Diana McDonald, March 9; Tonielle Wilson, March 10; Melodie Lincavage, March 12; and Audrey Cooper, March 13.
I hope I said happy birthday to Destiny Cook, Feb. 23, and Betsy Rogers, Feb. 25, just so you’d know I remembered!
Flatwoods Christian Church will be sponsoring a trip to Newport Aquarium this Saturday, March 9. The group will leave Flatwoods at 8 a.m.
Contact Pat Jones if you plan to go or can drive.
On March 16 (next Saturday) “Ten Bands for Ten Dollars” (Winter Jam 2013) will be performing in Rupp Arena. There will be 10 bands – that’s not the name of a group – beginning at 6 p.m.
Contact Pat Jones if you would like to go with the Flatwoods Christian Church groups.
Deepest sympathies go out to the Doris Kaylor family. Mrs. Kaylor seemingly passed peacefully this past Saturday.
To George Allen, Donna, Teresa, Bonnie, Sue, Mark and all their families, we want you to know you’re in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
Sympathy wishes also go out to the family of Mary Coyle who also passed away earlier this week. Your friends and neighbors have you in their thoughts and prayers as well.
That’s about it for this week – with 60-plus temperatures forecast for this weekend – we know you’ll have a great one!
Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward before you go to bed Saturday night – Daylight Saving Time begins!
Hi! We did get a little of the white stuff, didn’t we?
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My! How things have changed
I was just thinking the other day about how difficult it is for those of us who are beyond middle age. Things are just not like they were when we were young.
How many of you have noticed that stairs are getting steeper, groceries are getting heavier and everything is much farther away?
Develop your most employable skills: Integrity and respect
There are many defining moments in life. Some moments leave lingering smiles and a feeling of accomplishment, and others are among those you wish you could forget or completely erase from your life.
Each of these moments have molded and shaped who you have become today.
Peter Perlman — Life lessons from a lawyer’s lawyer
One of the great moments of my life was sitting next to legendary Louisville attorney Frank Haddad at a luncheon when he learned he had received the first Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers.
As they started his bio, the surprised Frank started crying like a baby. A sudden heart attack took him less than a year later. Winning the Perlman award was the crowning achievement of his career.
Credit score insanity
Frequently, people stop me and ask me personal finance questions.
The most common is how to improve their credit history score.
If you need to improve your credit score, it means you have lousy credit. Before fixing the score, people need to ask how their credit got so bad to begin with.
Spring Gathering at Kirksville on Saturday
Hello everyone. If you want something to do, visit Kirksville this weekend. Let us start off with the Spring Gathering at the Community Center from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This is the craft and vendor fair. Plan to spend some extra time, there is so many booths that it will take you a while to make it around.
Fresh strawberries at the farmer's market
Hello from Baldwin,
How is everyone’s week going? I hope everyone is having a great one. Well the weather has improved a lot. I have heard the lawn mowers buzzing since the rain stopped for a few of days. Everyone is trying to get their yard mowed and trimmed up before the next rain. Gardeners are out working diligently working the grounds that have finally dried enough to plant things. It has been very difficult on the gardeners with all of the rain to get their gardens planted. Oh, won’t those fresh vegetables taste good.
Union City Day is this Saturday
Union City Day is this Saturday. There will be music, food and yard sales including some "Made in Union City" items. I have heard that one of the music sessions will include folks from Union City Baptist Church with ukuleles. For yard sales, you can start setting up at 7 a.m. Saturday morning. It will be a great day to get out and meet your neighbors. Two raffles are underway, one is for a quilt handmade by Mary Sewell. Raffle tickets are available for several prizes including, a 32 inch TV, a Garmin GPS unit and Paula Deen Cookware. See a Ruritan member to purchase tickets. Drawings will be after 2 p.m. All proceeds from both raffles will go to the floor replacement fund.
The sun is going to shine for us
It's another cloudy Tuesday here in Paint Lick, but folks, the sun is going to shine for us all this week, so we can get into our gardens and plow up our fields and just be happy that maybe the rain will stay away, at least for a little while. We have a wonderful breeze out that will soon dry the ground.
A little history and a lot of enjoyment for Memorial Day!
Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year, on the fourth Monday, in May; however, Sunday afternoon is the day encouraged for grave decoration.
Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women, who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces during the Civil War.
I thought I would tell you one of my family stories even though it’s not a Newby story. It seems no matter what part of the country you’re from, a country tale sounds the same.
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