Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Southern Crittenden County News: Jan. 29, 2009

By Michelle Henderson and Matthew T. Patton

From us to you, we hope everyone has a Happy Chinese New Year! It's the year of the Ox and we need to show our strength. Now more than ever. Monday marked the beginning of the Year of the Ox. People born in that year are dependable, patient and methodical. They do not back down in the face of obstacles. President Obama is an ox.

Nearly 30 people came down to Dycusburg Grocery to listen to live music on Friday night. Everyone enjoyed a good time. Owner Star Mahns said the store plans to have entertainment on Fridays again. Call 988-3004 on Fridays to confirm. For a gallery of photos and video footage from Friday night's jam, check out

Seven Springs had 84 in attendance for Sunday School. There were few empty pews for the worship service.

If you can't make it to hear the services at Mexico Baptist Church in person, visit where you can find downloadable sermons.

We send get-well wishes to Don Patton and Gordon "Babe" and Ann Sutton.

Happy birthday to Gina Noffsinger (Jan. 29).

Dycusburg Grocery is hosting a community Super Bowl party on Sunday (all-you-can eat Mexican buffet for $10).

Josh Mahns's best friend Justin Parker visited this weekend before he starts school in Phoenix for custom building of Harleys.

Makanda Rolfe spent the weekend with her grandmother, Michelle Henderson.

Got news? Share it. Call Michelle at 988-2758 or e-mail

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