Saturday, September 19, 2009

Dycusburg News: Sept. 17, 2009

(Editor's Note: Michelle Henderson began writing "Dycusburg News" beginning with the Sept. 17, 2009 issue of The Crittenden Press. It will be reprinted with permission on this site. Be sure to share your news by e-mailing

By Michelle Henderson

Congratulations to Bobby and Linda Mayes on the birth of their daughter, Evelynn Grace (Eve). She was born Sept., 9, 2009. She weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Curtis and Jeannie Griffin.

Congratulations to Jake and Jodie Selph on the birth of their daughter, Annie Marie. She was born July 1.

Recent birthdays include: Keith Ethridge Aug. 14, Mckenzie Noffsinger Aug. 21, Rick Bowman and Mason Stinnett Aug. 26, Chase Matthews and Johnnie Lindsey Sept. 1.

Recent anniversaries include Curtis and Jeannie Griffin July 4, Bobby and Linda Mayes Sept. 2.

Rick Fondaw is home and feeling better after a short stay in the hospital.

The Dycusburg Community Group had an impromptu roadside trash pick up on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Members gathered several bags of trash alongside Dycus Road, Hilltop Drive, parts of Owens Road and parts of Ky. 295.

If interested in volunteering your time, please call or email or 270-988-2758. The group plans to pick up trash on other streets in the coming weeks.

The group would like to thank those who have made donations recently. There are a lot of projects in the planning stage. A meeting will be held soon in which details will be given. Watch this column for date, time and location. All interested are welcome to attend.

Carol and Nathan Carroll and their children, Christian, Shawn and Kaleb of Louisville, along with Cierra Simpson and Kylie McGowen of Paducah visited with Curtis and Jeannie Griffin and Bobby and Linda Mayes the last week of August.

Homecoming at the Dycusburg Baptist Church will be held Sept. 20.

Quote of the week: “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks.” – Phillips Brooks

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