Saturday, March 14, 2009

Southern Crittenden County News: Mar. 12, 2009

By Michelle Henderson and Matthew T. Patton

We start this issue with a safety alert! We've heard reports that something in the water is causing pregnancies in the area. We'll provide more on the baby boom in the coming weeks!

A cleanup was held at the Dycusburg Cemetery on Saturday, March 7. Approximately 20 volunteers were on hand to pick up limbs and trees felled during the disastrous ice storm slamming Western Kentucky in late January. Faye Stinnett reported the day was a success. Thanks to those who continue to show concern for this cemetery's upkeep. Watch this column for an announcement concerning future cleanup efforts.

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A big crowd was at the Dycusburg Grocery on Friday and Saturday nights. It has been a hopping little joint lately with live music on "Open Jam" Friday nights. Bingo has started back up on Saturdays at 7 p.m. Owner Star Mahns also says the store is now accepts Visa, Mastercard and Discover.

Barbara Ethridge and Michelle Henderson flew to Harlingen, Texas and stayed at McAllen, Texas for a few days. While there, they visited Progresso, Mexico. After their stay in McAllen, they drove to Houston where they visited Jason, Nilcole, Lavinia and Jason Smith, II (or "Little Jason"). After their Houston stay, Barbara and Michelle drove back to Kentucky with Lavinia who will be visiting for a few weeks.

If anyone needs notary services, please call Michelle Henderson at 988-2758.

Share your birthdays, anniversaries and other news by e-mailing or calling Michelle at the number above.

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