I was in Louisville last week attending the Governor’s Conference on Local Government and was able to meet many different officials from all parts of the state. We had many informative workshops and many opportunities to network with people from other cities and with the staff of the Department of Local Government. It is an honor to represent our city at these events. I love talking to people and hearing what they are doing in their towns and getting ideas to make our town better. I
Football and volleyball continues to consume our lives. Monday night at the football game at Logan County was a great evening to enjoy some football except for the crickets seeming to get much enjoyment from bombarding everyone. It was like a scene out of the new show “Zoo”. They were everywhere and while I have no fear of crickets, it is very aggravating to have them landing in your hair and all over your body to the point it was so hard to watch the game. Hopefully as it gets cooler, they won’t be a problem.
The water and sewer project are winding down, the fiber optic is complete and paving will begin soon. Bids are being taken and they will be opened soon. I think these projects have run as smooth as any could have. I appreciate all of our citizens for being patient during this time.
Remember all the sick in the community at this time. Some are going through some tough times and need our prayers.
A big Happy Birthday to Walter Ray Clinard on his 80th. It seems impossible that he is 80. He has been in Adairville for as long as I remember so I know considering my age, it is possible but I remember when 80 seemed so old. Walter, you sure make 80 seem young.
Don’t forget the annual City Wide Yard Sale is coming up on September 12th. Start planning now so we can have a big one and people will come back.
Also, the Red River Fish and Game Club annual fish fry will be September 26th. You can get your tickets at Costello’s Café or from one of the officers.
Coffee Bottom Girl
This has been a strange week. I think with the first of the month coming right after a full moon, it has given a new meaning to crazy. Some people say a full moon has nothing to do with anything. I believe it can. If the moon can cause the ocean tides, think about since our bodies are a large percent water that it can have an effect on us. I don’t know if they still do, but growing up in Coffee Bottom, the Farmers Almanac was an essential little book that was necessary. Things were planted according to what sign the moon was in. My grandmother told me when I could wean Chad from the bottle according to the Almanac and you know he never cried for it. They were checked for when the best days were for fishing. Apparently it worked because they did it year after year. A point was made during the Christmas Season to get your Rexall calendar and almanac from the drug store in Adairville.
A Hui Hou Kā’Kou
“May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
And the rain fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand”
To contact Donna Blake about the Adairville News, call 270-772-2175.