Thursday, October 15, 2009

Dycusburg News: Oct. 8, 2009

By Michelle Henderson

Happy belated birthday to George Strilko of New Lenox, IL. His birthday was Sept. 29.

The Dycusburg Community Group is planning another clean up on Friday, Oct. 9. If interested in volunteering your time, please call 270-988-2758.

Debbie Richardson is home after a short stay in the hospital. The community wishes her a speedy recovery.

Revolutionary War veteran Longshore Lamb and his wife Sarah will be honored with a dedication ceremony at noon on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton. Longshore is being recognized over 220 years after his service in the war. A reception will follow at the Princeton Tourist Welcome Center at 201 E. Main St.

There will be a benefit singing Saturday, Oct. 10, and a chili supper, at the Dycusburg Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall for Richard and Teresa O’Bryan’s son, Justin, who was diagnosed with glaucoma at the age of six months. The Hamptons will be singing. The proceeds will go to help with medical and travel expenses.

Rick Bowman and Barbara Ethridge met Gary, Gina, Mckenzie, and Justin Noffsinger on Saturday, Oct. 3 for the annual craft show which is held at the Audubon National Park in Henderson. They enjoyed looking at all the beautiful crafts and sampling the delicious foods.

Quote of the week: "Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame." - Laurence J. Peter

Riddle of the week: Imagine you are in the middle of a forest surrounded by tigers you have nothing to defend yourself, what do you do?

Last week’s riddle answer: What has a mouth but cannot eat, what moves but has no legs, and what has a bank but cannot put money in it? The answer is a river. The first correct answer was received from Barbara Ethridge.

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