Thursday, November 19, 2009

Dycusburg News: Nov. 19, 2009

By Michelle Henderson

Happy Birthday to: Patsy Stephens on Nov. 15 and Shawn Stinnett on Nov. 23.

The Dycusburg Community Group held a meeting on Friday, Nov. 13. Plans for the opening of the Dycusburg Community Park in the spring of 2010 were discussed. The group would like to thank all those who have recently made donations. If you would like to make a tax deductible contribution, mail it to: Dycusburg Community Group, P.O. Box 112, Dycusburg KY 42037.

Hometown hero McKenzie Noffsinger of Owensboro, KY was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear on Oct. 16, 2009 for her dedication to volunteering in the community. The award was presented by Air Force Brigadier General Michael J. Dornbush at the Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday November 10, 2009. Her parents are Gary and Gina Noffsinger. Barbara Ethridge is her grandmother. McKenzie is 18 years old and has volunteered to help the elderly since she was 9 years old. She is an example worth following.

Donna Walker would like to offer her thanks to the community of Dycusburg for the dinner held after the death of her brother, Teddy Davenport. She would also like to express thanks to the Dycusburg Community Group for acquiring Davenport's land for the Dycusburg Community Park.

Quote of the week: “The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work – if you don’t” by Zig Zigler

Riddle of the week: What English word means burning wood when you take away the first letter of the word?

Last week’s riddle answer: Two fathers and two sons go fishing at a lake. In the lake, there are only three fish but each person goes home with a fish. How is this possible? A man takes his son and grandson. The grandfather is a father. The son is a son and a father. The grandson is a son. The first person with the correct answer was Betty Miller of Hebron, IN.

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