Thursday, April 15, 2010

Dycusburg News: April 15, 2010

By Matthew T. Patton

Our sympathies are extended to the family of Helen Brasher Ramage, 87, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Dycusburg, who died March 22. She was the wife of J.B. Ramage, who died just a month before on Feb. 22.

We also extend our sympathies to the family of Jamie K. "Pug" LaRue, 38, of Dycusburg who died on March 17. Both were buried at the Dycusburg Cemetery.

Happy birthday to Mike Tosh (4/3); Brandee Bowman (4/3), Jody Beth Selph (4/8); Justin Noffinger (4/17); Regina Matthews (4/18); Justin Sutton (4/21); Jeannie Griffin (4/22), Amanda Oliver and Dylan Strilko (4/23); Bobbie Davenport (4/25); and Dennie Davenport (5/2). Share your birthdays and anniversaries by e-mailing

As part of a community grant, the Dycusburg Community Group will be building a youth park in town within the next 1-2 months. For starters, the group desperately needs volunteers for labor to help construct and place playground equipment. Please consider investing your time in the youth of the area by helping. If you're interested, please call the DCG at 988-2758.

If you haven't checked out the Dycusburg Facebook fan page, you're missing out. Scores of historic photos have recently been added. Find the link for the page at

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