I was born on the leading edge of the baby boomer generation. I’ve always thought of myself as a young adult. It’s getting harder to retain that self-image when I recently had to wend my way through the Medicare maze and am now facing the ‘other’ governmental unit. I’ve finally decided that the best way to survive all of this is to get some laughs from it. Many of you are already here, and many more will be facing these issues at some point in the future. I hope you can get some giggles out of these jokes I’ve found! [Full Story »]
I was in Stone’s recently and learned that you can’t buy .22 rat shot these days, never mind any other caliber. Current consideration of some minor efforts at gun control appears to have either curtailed the manufacture of ammunition or caused a run on the stuff that cannot satisfy demand. In either case this is going “fact-free” on a grand scale.
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10 YEARS AGO
The Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce showed off its new digs during a well-attended open house at its 208 N. Adams Street location in Quincy. Guest speaker for the event was TCC president Dr. William Law, who spoke about TCC’s involvement in economic development, particularly as it pertained to Gadsden County. Chamber members and guests got to tour the new facility, socialize on the back deck and network with other business leaders. [Full Story »]
Midway city officials heard from mayor Ella Barber at their April 4th meeting that she had recently sent a certified letter to councilman Jerrod Holton listing a summary of his attendance at meetings. The period included in her letter covered a period of time from May, 2011 to March, 2013. Barber told the board via Skype that her letter stated that any council member who fails to attend three regular council meetings without being excused by the council shall forfeit his office.
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Building named in Dr. Bryant’s honor
Longtime Gadsden educator was superintendent of schools from 1984 to 1992
Commission hears EMS preparedness report
Gadsden County Emergency Management Services director Major Shawn Wood gave the county commission an update on his department at last week’s commission workshop.
Quincy’s Soldiers Cemetery rededicated
The refurbishment of Gadsden County’s historic Soldiers Cemetery located in Quincy’s old Eastern Cemetery has been completed.
Magistrate to be used for code enforcement
The Gadsden County commission has been reviewing its code enforcement ordinances over the past several months.
Man charged for Thurs. murder
One Havana man is in jail without bond and another is dead after an incident that occurred last Thursday evening, April 4th.
Herald sportswriters Joe Ferolito and Susie Morris pick boys’
and girls’ teams
Forbesses win Judy’s Relay for Life tourney
Judy's Walk For A Cure, Relay For Life team, in memory of Judy Poppell Cook, held their 2nd annual golf tournament on Friday, March 29th at the Havana Golf and Country Club.