February 26, 2020

March 2, 1899… Architects examined the walls of the recently burned Governor’s mansion in Frankfort and pronounced them uninjured by the fire. The structure will be replaced at once by the insurance companies, this plan having been agreed upon by Gov. Bradley and Captain Thompson, custodian of Public Buildings. All of the old furniture that is uninjured will be used in the new building and not sold to curio hunters.
A recent accident at the Duckers railroad crossing caused the Clipper to launch a campaign for having the railroads erect gates at each crossing, as is the case in England.
The present prison population in Kentucky includes 1,352 inmates at Frankfort and 499 at Eddyville.
Breck Boston, of the Mortonsville neighborhood, has over 300 lambs this season.
The tollgate house at Mortonsville, now occupied by Milton Bixler, was sold Feb. 27 to Dr. F.A. Davis.
A severe windstorm Feb. 25 took part of the tin roof off the distillery in Midway and blew down one of the walls of the burn...

Midway News
Health fair and weight loss challenge
The sixth annual St. Matthew AME Church community health fair and weight loss challenge will be held at Midway Presbyterian Church Saturday, Feb. 29. It costs $40 to enter the challenge as an individual, but teams of four to six can also enter to win a team prize. Entrants receive a free t-shirt and winners will receive cash prizes. The winner is decided by the highest percentage of weight loss.
The health fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, with free yoga classes from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. and Zumba classes at 12 and 1 p.m. For more information and to sign up, contact Eugenia Johnson-Smith at (859) 227-9951 or eugeniaaka@gmail.com.

Midway Views
Midway – fact, fiction, history and great food
Just for fun this week, I thought it would be fun to explore some fun facts about Midway and what attracts people to our hometown. One of the best things for me about moving here and writing the column each week has been getting to know t...

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February 26, 2020

“Resistance and Risk: A Journey Towards Healing and Wholeness” is the theme for this Lenten season. Lenten Devotionals “For the Beauty of the Earth” by Rev. Dr. Leah Schade, are available in the Narthex. 
The new Sunday school series is...

February 26, 2020

Letha Drury is stepping down after 20 years of doing the church news for the newspaper each week. Midway Baptist Church is seeking another member of the congregation to take over the news. Letha – you will be missed!
 

February 26, 2020

March blessing box collection is soup.
Please join us this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall for the St. Matthew AME Weight Loss Challenge and Health Fair. 
Choir practice this Sunday after worship.

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