Sunday, July 26, 2009

Southern Crittenden County News: June 11, 2009

By Michelle Henderson and Matthew T. Patton

Donations have started coming in for the "Thunder Over the River" fireworks display at Dycusburg on July 4. Maybe we will have a great show after all! We will keep you posted on the progress. Keep those donations coming by sending a check or money order to: DCG, P.O. Box 112, Dycusburg, KY 42037. Donations are tax deductible.

Aliyah Frutiger celebrated her 5th birthday with a party at her mother's house near Dycusburg. Several friends and family were in attendance. Making a surprise appearance was SpongeBob Squarepants.

Happy third birthday to Makanda Rolfe (June 8) and to Shirley Stinnett. Happy anniversary to Dan and Michelle Henderson (June 14).

Quote of the Week: "You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.” (Anais Nin).

The answer to last week’s riddle, "how far can a dog run into the woods?" is "half way, then he’s running out of the woods." (Linda Waters, Mike Kinnis and Lauren Beavers e-mailed us last week with the correct answer).

This week's riddle: Paul’s height is six feet. He’s an assistant at a butcher’s shop, and wears size 9 shoes. What does he weigh? Send your answers to

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