I am sad to say that the community center’s clothing closet has closed.
It originally was opened by the women’s “WINGS team” of the Kirksville Baptist Church. They wanted to help those in need after the tornado that went through our community.
When it first opened, they provided not only clothing but other essentials to help get people through their daily routines. Many people lost all they had at that time. A gas card helped them go back and forth to work.
It was opened for a great cause and stayed open to continue helping others.
Kirksville rebuilt and only memories are left of that horrible day.
I really appreciate that WINGS spread out to help others. I will miss seeing that ladies at the clothes closet. But, you fulfilled your job as assigned by God. Thank you so much.
The close and WINGS are part of what makes this community so special. That is why we have our Kirksville Day celebration. Don’t forget it is set for Saturday, Sept. 28. I will be writing more about the event.
The Full Gospel Tabernacle will be having its homecoming this Sunday at 11 a.m. with Weston HInson performing and well as singing by the church youth group. There will be no Sunday school or evening service. There will be a pot meal after the morning serivice.
Don't forget Josh Logan at the Community Center on Sept. 20 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Great music, great friendship and great fun.
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It’s egg party time
I love this time of the year because eggs really do go down in price during the Easter season. I have some new recipes on how to fix eggs besides the coloring part.
Where’s the beef?
Today, the American consumer has more money to spend on the widest variety of foods than at any other time in our history.
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.
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