I’ve felt (almost) like I was at Daytona Beach lately, what with the sultry days and daily afternoon thunder showers. Now, if I could just look out my back door and see the ocean .... ah-h-h.
Speaking of storms, this note from Tim Jones, pastor of Flatwoods Christian Church: “March 2, 2012, the Flatwoods building was used as a shelter during the tornado warnings. The Madison County EMA focused on people living in mobile homes to use such a shelter.
“The EMA came to visit Thursday, and they want to continue to use our building if watches occur in the future.
“What we do need is a few volunteers who could back me up with this endeavor. Hopefully, someone near the building who could come and unlock and be on hand in case I am not available. These watches could occur anytime during day or night.
“June 30 is Fifth Sunday. We will have Fifth Sunday Dinner. Also on that day the offering will go to International Disaster Emergency Service. This organization is helping with recent tornado relief in the midwest.”
Waco Baptist Church will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday in the fellowship hall.
Birthdays? Yep, a few. The birthday honorees are: Laura Wooten,June 19; Scott Marshall, June 20; Dale Carrier, June 20; Stacy Martinez, June 22; and Fayez Faraj, June 22.
That’s about it for this week. Have a great one!
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Community invited to celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th Wednesday
You are invited come to Union City and celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th birthday on Wednesday night, Dec. 18. The party will be 6 p.m. at the Union City Ruritan. They request no gifts. Just bring a picture, card or a smile. Cake and punch will be served.
Christmas is less than two weeks away
Hello from Baldwin.
How is everyone’s week going? I hope everyone is having a great one. I also hope you are staying warm and safe.
Snow and cancellations allow us to slow down
Oh! What a great morning this Tuesday, Dec. 10, with a light snow falling and the sun is trying to shine. Isn’t life just wonderful!
Richmond’s Christmas parade is Friday night
Do you have most of your Christmas shopping done? If not, take a deep breath of air, make a hot cup of tea to clear your mind and schedule an upcoming day to finish your task.
Better safe than sorry with bad weather is forecast
How did you like the “snow day” on Tuesday?
Better safe than sorry, right?
According to the weather forecasters, more of the white stuff may be falling this weekend.
Ice forecast brings back memories of big storms
I am glad that this weather has been a hit or miss for us.
Al, Alice & Ruth holiday concert Saturday
The Al, Alice & Ruth Holiday Musical Special is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Berea Arena Theater. The show will feature special guest Richard Bellando. Featuring the sounds of banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass, the show will include both traditional tunes such as “Jingle Bells” and “What Child is This” and new Al, Alice & Ruth originals, “Caroling in the Snow” and “Starlit Lullaby.” Admission is $5.
Cold-weather horse nutrition
Winter may not arrive officially until Dec. 21, but wintry weather is already here.
Consider these ideas for feeding your horses this winter.
The first thing every horse owner should do is assess your horses’ body condition scores, or the amount of fat they are carrying.
This is simple numeric system, ranging from 1 to 9 that will help you adjust your horses’ diets so they are carrying the perfect amount of body weight.
Choose the right Christmas tree
When choosing a Christmas tree, freshness is the key. To ensure that your tree has optimum freshness, it is best to cut it yourself.
Now, that is not to say that you need to cut one out of your or your neighbor’s yard, but there are several tree farms in central Kentucky.
If you decide not to cut your own tree, there are several tree lots to choose from in the area. Many of the trees found on tree lots will probably not have been cut locally, but instead shipped in from other states such as North Carolina or even Colorado. Ask the vendor where the trees are from.
Winter chill means it’s soup time in Kentucky
I love the winter months because I can try some new and different soups. I use the crock pot for most of all my soups. Here are some recipes you might like to try.
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