Hello from Baldwin,
How is everyone’s week going? I hope that everyone is having a great one.
After the rain on Sunday, the weather has been beautiful. A little nip in the air in the early morning, but by afternoon it is beautiful.
The leaves on the trees are turning their vibrant colors of red, orange, yellow and brown and some are beginning to fall to the ground. I just love this time of year.
Happy birthday wishes go out next week to Justin Beck and Kendal Davis, Sunday; Beverly Applegate, Monday; Billy Kelley, Tuesday; Brandon Howard, Wednesday; John Portwood and Jessica Morris, Friday. I hope that you all have very happy birthdays and many more happy ones to come.
Happy anniversary wishes go out next week to Ronald and Amy Burrus, Sunday. I hope that you have a wonderful anniversary and many more to come.
The Baldwin 4-H Club will meet tonight 6:30 in the fellowship hall of Bethel Christian Church. Bring refreshments and join us. Hope to see you there.
On Sunday after church, I attended the Jones Family reunion. It was the descendents of Johnson Dudley Jones and Hattie Lou Burrus Jones.
It was held in the Bethel Christian Church fellowship hall, and 39 family members were there. We all enjoyed a wonderful potluck meal, visiting, sharing memories, making new memories and taking a lot of pictures.
The oldest family member there was our uncle, Jake W. Cobb, 95, and the youngest was my great nephew, Sawyer Jeremiah Jones, 7 months. Sawyer is the son of my nephew, Kendall, and his wife, Tiffany Jones, and the grandson of Wesley and Debbie Jones.
Can’t wait to get my pictures developed and see some of the other family members pictures. To my family, mark you calendar. We will meet again next year on the first Sunday of October.
This Saturday is the last time this year that Isbell-Smith Farm Fresh Produce will be at the Madison County Farmers Market in Lowe’s Parking Lot. We will only be there to deliver special orders, from 10:30 to 11 a.m.
If there is some kind of bread you would like to order, or pies, jams, jellies or honey, call me at 623-4579 or 624-9573 as early as you can today. But remember that you can always call for jams, jellies, honey pies and breads throughout the winter as long as we have some notice and can come and get it.
We would like to thank all of the loyal customers we have had through the year. Isbell-Smith Farm Fresh Produce puts a lot of hard work into their products. We were always taught to do our best, and we do it for our wonderful customers. Thanks again for your business. But most of all, thanks for your friendship.
Although it will be Isbell-Smith’s last day at the farmers market, that doesn’t mean other vendors won’t be there.
If you don’t have a home church you attend and you are looking for a church, I would like to invite you to attend Bethel Christian Church here in the Baldwin community. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. and morning worship starts at 11 a.m. Michael Damron, minister of the church, along with the congregation would love to have you worship with them.
The Madison County Farmers market will be on EKU Campus, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday for the last time this season. Be sure and drop by and see them up there. They will set up in front of the Keen Johnson Building on University Drive.
Well, I guess that is all for now. If you hear any news, just give me a call at 623- 4579 or e-mail me at email@example.com.
Until next week, may the Lord bless you and keep you.
- Lifestyles & Community
Victory through Stratagems: the Allied Invasion of Normandy France on June 6th 1944
Dr. Ralph Thompson a former chemistry professor at Eastern Kentucky University spoke on the “Deceptions of WWII” to the Central Kentucky World War II Roundtable.
When will the ordeal finally be over?
I was just thinking about the ordeal I’ve been going through since Sept. 19.
Life in Stringtown was full of hard work, simple pleasures
I had a chance to visit recently with an old friend, Alene Perkins Long.
Burning bridges and the importance of relationships
“Congratulations on your new job!” You tell a co-worker who announced she would be leaving in a couple of weeks. “Where are you going?” You ask her.
“I’ve landed a job that will put this place to shame! I am so excited about leaving here. This is going to be a great chance to advance my career,” the co-worker tells you.
Ensuring children develop a habit brushing their teeth
“Are you sure you brushed your teeth?” the father asked his son. His son solemnly nodded. His father said, “Let me smell your breath.” The son obligingly opened his mouth. Finally, the father said, “I need to check and see if your toothbrush is wet.”
This type of exchange happens in many households as children often do not brush their teeth, even when told to do so. This nightly inquisition can occur less frequently if parents establish a habit in their children to brush their teeth.
Saturated fat consumption leads to abdominal fat
New research from Uppsala University shows that eating more saturated fat in the diet causes an increase in the amount of fat stored in the abdominal area in comparison with extra consumption of polyunsaturated fat.
County’s oldest consignment sale begins today
The Little Ones’ Consignment Sale, Madison County’s oldest semi-annual sale of its kind, is open to the public 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today (Friday) and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the multi-ministry center behind United Methodist Church, West Main Street, Richmond. Marked items are half price on Saturday.
There’s more to do at the Village Trough
“I wish there was more to do here.”
Do you ever find yourself saying this sentence as you sit there bored out of your mind? Have you heard others ask it?
Well, there is something more to do now that Village Trough in Berea is staging shows with local and regional talent and preparing to open as a full dining and entertainment venue.
Let’s have a Mardi Gras party in Kentucky
It’s the time of year when the people in New Orleans celebrate a festival called Mardi Gras. Many states now do the same. Some call it “Fat Tuesday” which I have never understood till I went to New Orleans (five times) and saw all of the excitement for myself.
Beat the winter blues with meatballs
When it’s this cold outside it’s nice to warm up with some good comfort food.
I can think of few things more wonderful than the smell of simmering meatballs coming from the kitchen while I cuddle with my two young children, and a few good books, on a brisk winter day.
- More Lifestyles & Community Headlines
- Victory through Stratagems: the Allied Invasion of Normandy France on June 6th 1944