The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

December 6, 2012

‘Christmas in the Village’ a success

Paint Lick news

PAINT LICK — It’s a breezy Tuesday morning here in Paint Lick, but the air feels really nice.

A small chill in the air will keep you bundled and that’s really what we all need to do – especially in this type of weather. We had a high of 74 degrees on Monday!

This warmer than usual weather is just right for the flu to come creeping in, so keep your head covered and away from the wind, keep your toes dry and stay on the move to stay well this holiday season.

This past Saturday was Paint Lick’s “Christmas in The Village” and we all had a wonderful time.

Santa was here for the children and we were pleased to have the smaller, Santa Claus-age children this year ... the wonderment in their eyes, the bright smiles and even the yawns of sleepiness as they came away from a good morning of seeing the man in the red suit. Now, that was a sight we will not easily forget.

Many, many thanks to David Day of the Paint Lick Fire and Cartersville Department.

To Santa, Mrs. Claus and their helpers, I thank you for making memories of one more year with “Christmas in The Village.”

To all who came through the door at Friends of Paint Lick, you are the reason we stay open, to the Brass Band Quartet in the parking lot of The Arts Center ... you all are amazing.

Lennie and his wife, Glenda, at G and L Grocery, 925-9000, helped with the crowd as they grilled and sold hot dogs and had soft drinks.

Thank you, Lennie and Glenda, for being a part of our small community ... by working together, we will make it big!

The Community Arts Center will be hosting an “Evening with Don and Beth Weber” this Thursday, Dec. 6, starting at 7 p.m.

As most of you know, Don is Paint Lick’s “chair man”  and that is just one of his many talents, but then, it  takes a good woman to make an good man. I believe the evening  will be a smash.

This coming Saturday, Dec. 8, will be open house and ribbon-cutting for Halcomb’s Knob Bed and Breakfast, off Old Wallacetown Road. Deborah Messenger is welcoming everyone to her home for light breakfast, refreshments and holiday favorites, including an assortment of mini-egg and cheese tarts, cheese horns, baked brie, cranberry orange frosted apple coffee cake, pecan, oat muffins and samples of cinnamon rolls and fruit cakelets.

To top that off with mulled cider and hot coffee will be a warm treat.

If you need directions to Halcomb’s Knob Bed and Breakfasts’ open house, call Deborah at 859-925-9936. She is oh, so very nice and welcoming.

If you like baskets and would enjoy making one of your own, try the class at the arts center here in Paint Lick, this coming Saturday at 2 p.m. with instructor Ruth Cross from Woolum, Ky.

The class is called “Basket with an Attitude.” You can actually take a basket home and consider this a really unique gift for someone on you Christmas list. Call Hal and Yvonne at 859-925-2741.

Before you read this column next week, we will have made it through 12-12-12 ... think about that folks, for me,  it was really hard just to get used to the year 2000. How far we have come!

Happy birthday to Cassie Harker, Dec. 10; Taylor Egner, Dec. 13; and Terry Shell, Dec. 15.

May God bless.

1
Text Only
Lifestyles & Community
  • 04.18 Food .jpg 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.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • 04.18 Steaks.jpg 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.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4.15 Eggstravaganza 1.jpg 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.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dick-Ham.jpg We old folks have unique experiences

    A friend sent this to me by e-mail, and I thought my readers would enjoy it.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 11, 2014

  • 4-11 FosterParentYear.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4-11 PuppetryFILE.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 3, 2014

  • 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.

    April 2, 2014

  • 3-29 PetsofWeek1.jpg 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.

    March 29, 2014 2 Photos

AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should the Richmond City Commission stop rezoning property to allow construction of apartments?

Yes.
No
     View Results