Hello readers, it's a beautiful Monday morning as I write. I have an abundance of sunshine already that's rising over the hill beside Joe's house. The sun is a deep mist of streaming light filtering through with small drops of a cold dew left from the weekend of rain. Some of my mornings are…

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Hello everyone. Well, we have our corn patch out. Of course, it is corn for the cattle. It was nice having our second tractor with harrows on Helton Lane. Duane and I teamed up to harrow the ground and get it ready for seeding. It was much quicker. The ground looked great. He helped me start…

The Union City Ruritan Relay for Life Auction and Dinner will be Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. There will be ribeye steaks and more. Pies, cakes and crafts will be auctioned. This is always an entertaining event while raising funds for Relay.

With more people living in urban areas, many think they do not have the space to garden. A new publication from the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, ID-248: Gardening in Small Spaces, describes how you can garden in a limited area.

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Hello readers, how about our weather? I do enjoy the peacefulness of an early morning on my porch with just the right temperature to sit and relax a bit before a busy day. The days are certainly busy with everyone mowing and sprucing up their yards. I have just finished putting the lawn mowe…

Madison County food service inspections for week ending April 12, 2019

Hello everyone. The singing at The Full Gospel Tabernacle is this Sunday at 11 a.m. with The Jordon Family. I hear that they are a "down to earth" country Gospel group. My sister-in law Tina loves this group. They must be good. I can't wait to hear them. I hope you are just as excited. Come …

Hello from Baldwin, how is everyone's week going? I hope everyone is having a good one. We have been having some pretty warm temperatures the last several days. Then rain, rain and more rain in the forecast.

We understand that paving work on Doylesville Road will begin sometime soon. It will be from Union City to the end of state maintenance at Doylesville. We hope all drivers and workers are cautious during this work.

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Hello everyone, another week has passed. Did I tell you that I am planning on early retirement. The date is set for July 6. That is my 37-years anniversary. It is time. It has been a lot of planning and now it is time to get ready for full time farming.

Hello from Baldwin, how is everyone's week going? I hope everyone is having a great week.

Hello readers, it is a dark Sunday evening as I write, ending a beautiful Easter holiday in the celebration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I had a great morning at the Paint Lick Christian Church with a nice surprise of some new people as we gathered in His name. I don't know if I'll m…

The Silver Creek Homemakers Club met Thursday April 4, 2019. The meeting was opened with a welcome by Sue McAfee, followed by the pledge of allegiance, roll call of members, minutes from the March meeting, a devotional in the form of singing a few familial hymns, announcements and the leader…

The Spring Fish Fry at Union City Ruritan will be Saturday, April 27. Nine dollars each for the "all-you-can-eat meal" plus one dollar if you want dessert. Food will be served from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Hello from Baldwin, how is everyone's week going? I hope everyone is having a good one. It sure has been a beautiful week, even with a little rain and cold temperatures. I am assuming the cold spells were, Red Bud and Dogwood winter. My peonies are coming up. That's all the flowers I have in…

Flatwoods Christian Church at Waco will host a free pancake breakfast for the community, Saturday, 8 to 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Hello everyone. The Kirksville Community Center is all a buzz about the Spring Gathering for this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an annual event that never gets old. There is always new and interesting hand made crafts as well as lots of vendors to help meet your gifts need for someo…

It's a dark and windy Sunday evening as I write after the heavy rain shower early this morning. The winds all day have brought the pollen down making a really bad day for those with allergies. This is my first year that I've had to suffer from seasonal illness brought on by the many blooming…

Madison County food service inspections for week ending March 22, 2019

Hello from Baldwin, how is everyone's week going? I hope everyone is having a good one. It sure has been a beautiful week so far. My brother, Wesley Jones mowed my yard on Saturday, peonies are coming up. That's all the flowers I have in my yard now. But I was out on Tuesday and saw so much …

The Rabies Clinic at Union City Ruritan last Saturday had 28 animals vaccinated during the one hour session. We thank Dr. Gary Short for time given to this event.

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Hello everyone. The other day, as I was driving home from work, I noticed the trees -- actually bushes -- starting to get green. Then I looked around and noticed the cattle grazing on the hill tops. The thought that the trees and even the cattle knew that spring was here was a great feeling.…

Hello readers, I do believe in what the signs say "if March comes in like a lamb, it'll go out like a lion" and vice versa. I believe the start of March was cold and stormy and came in like the lion. Now, it was a surprising thunder and lightning storm on March 30, but it stopped raining her…

Professor Michèle Alexandre, the incoming dean of Stetson College of Law and an established and engaged civil rights scholar, will be the featured speaker presenting "Embracing the Struggle: Seizing the Urgency of the Moment" at Eastern Kentucky University on Tuesday, April 9. The presentati…

Madison County Food Service Inspections for week ending March 15, 2019.

Few things are as concerning as finding or smelling mold in your residence. For some people, mold can trigger an allergic reaction and lead to respiratory problems, especially for those with compromised immune systems. For you to have a healthiest home possible, it's important for you to pre…

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Madison County food service inspections for week ending March 8, 2019

Sunday, I experienced the hospitality of the Baptist Health Emergency Room. A pain in my left leg would not go away during the afternoon so we decided to go to ER. I want to thank Elizabeth, Lauren and all the others who helped me through the event. From check-in to check-out, everyone showe…

Hello readers, I'm looking out my kitchen window toward the hill behind Joe's house and I'm reminded of our neighbor Ike Adams' column. Ike's wife Loretta posted a photo of a Bald Eagle perched in a tree right here on Charlie Brown Road -- talk about incredible!

I hope everybody is having a great week. The weather has been on that old roller coaster ride again. There has been, rain, sunshine, wind, cool temperatures and some frost on the car windshields, it certainly is March. But I can't say that much longer, April is almost here.

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

It's a good Monday evening as I sit down to think on what I'll say to everyone and how will I put this? I will say that our weather couldn't be more beautiful for this time of year, and as we all have heard, it's March weather. So we'll take it like it is.

The next event at Union City Ruritan is the Rabies Clinic, Saturday, April 6. Time will be noon to 1 p.m. This is for cats and dogs. Your pet can get the rabies shot or you can ask about getting all vaccinations needed for the year.

Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual, 4-H Camp! 4-H camp is open to all Kentucky youth between the Ages 9 (or 8 and entering 4th grade in the fall) through 15. Campers do not have to be enrolled in a 4-H club to attend summer ca…

It's that time of year when we get excited about our tax refunds. By responsibly using this one-time infusion of cash, you can improve your financial standing.

Madison County Property Transfers listed with date of deed, property and purchase price. Location is listed as County, Berea or Richmond.

Hello from Baldwin, how is everyone's week going? I hope everyone is having a good one. I hope everyone has been enjoying the beautiful warm, sunshiny weather we were having until, the rain, wind and storms and cooler weather moved back in.

Hello everyone. I got the grass seed out on the farm. It was just in time for a small snow. I hope it does its job. I even tried annual rye grass seed on the grazing ground. I saw some information on grass, from the UK Ag newsletter, so I thought that it might be worth the try. I even added …


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