PAINT LICK —
Good Morning Readers:
It’s a warm and muggy, Tuesday this July 16, and I hear it’ll be this way for the remainder of the week.
I am trying out a different computer with many more items (or whatever you call those things) than I am used to having right at my fingertips, and until I get the hang of all these new programs, my patience will be at an all time high.
We volunteers here at Friends of Paint Lick are grateful for the recent donation from The New Opportunity School for Women in Berea and most appreciative for their help in finding Cathy Nell of ‘E Systems’ with her knowledge in obtaining a better system with our computer.
Cathy is a whiz! Thank You.
Doug and I were later than most in getting our garden in shape, but the weeds still know how to keep me busy.
I did get my tomatoes cleaned up, and now the rain has slowed, I hope I’ll be able to string some Missouri Wonder Beans. My sister Betty first introduced me to these great tasting flat pole beans, and I place them second only to my White half runners. They are absolutely my favorite.
I see the Wildcat Transmission Garage is already open this morning and that is good. There are a few people I know who are needing work on their auto air conditioning – not to mention a few other troubles with my vehicle.
It is good to know they are in Paint Lick and willing to work. Stop by and get to know Art Gibson and Shannon Smith at Wildcat Transmission
The Paint Lick Community Arts Center building is still on the housing market with Yvette of Realty Executives of the Bluegrass. You may call Yvette at 582-5977 for a tour of this beautifully renovated apartment complex. The place was completely redone.
The Paint Lick community is missing the happenings of Hal and Yvonne Davis who are, I know enjoying their home back in Indiana. Those two people brought life to this small town and we’ll always be thankful for all the good they accomplished.
The Paint Lick Book Club will meet again the first Tuesday night of August. If you are interested in joining us, it’s free and we would love to have you. Call us here at Friends, 925-2417.
PAINT LICK —
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Easter bunny's ‛eggbeater’ will fly eggs to Richmond
Who knew the Easter bunny could fly?
Skeptics can come to the Easter Eggstravaganza in Richmond’s Irvine-McDowell Park on Saturday to see for themselves. However, the bunny still doesn’t fly in bad weather. But on Monday, temperatures in the 60s with partly cloudy skies were predicted for Saturday.
We old folks have unique experiences
A friend sent this to me by e-mail, and I thought my readers would enjoy it.
Hope’s Wings volunteers need your help today
Help a local resident “get out of jail,” and in turn help men, women and children break the cycle of domestic violence in Madison and surrounding counties.
Bereans named Foster Parents of Year, Outstanding Adoptive Parent
Stephanie and Doug Gillum of Berea will be honored as Foster Parents of the Year tonight during an appreciation reception at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Puppet parade planned Saturday in Berea
The city of Berea will be celebrating Puppets in the Park on Saturday as part of the National Day of Puppetry.
Animal group seeks volunteers to assist with spay/neuter clinic
The Madison County Humane Society/Animal League for Life is reaching out to the community for help with its low-cost spay and neuter clinic.
The clinic, which operates at the HS/ALL adoption center at 128-C Big Hill Avenue, has spayed or neutered more than 2,000 dogs and cats since it opened in July 2012, according to volunteer Lynn Grove.
State funding to help keep domestic violence shelter open
Money for Madison County domestic violence intervention in the recently passed $20 billion state budget will be used to keep the Hope’s Wings shelter open.
The budget bill now awaits the governor’s signature.
Pets of the Week
This week's cat is Jett, a neutered and front declawed 5-year-old male.
This week's dog is Ace, a 2-year-old male Chihuahua mix.
Expanded Local Foods Expo is Saturday in Berea
The annual Local Foods Expo, sponsored by Sustainable Berea, has outgrown its humble beginnings, a workshop with 40 attendees five years ago.
This year’s event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the lawn of the Berea Welcome Center (old L&N Depot) in Old Town on Broadway.
Diabetes walk Saturday at YMCA
The Stepping Out for Diabetes 2014 walk will start 11 a.m. Saturday at the Telford YMCA, 1100 E. Main St., Richmond.
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