December 4, 2019

December 8, 1898…
Ernest Rau will add a bakery to his mother’s grocery in Midway.
Vic Brooks and family will leave Midway about the 15th for Phoenix, Arizona, their future home.
T.S. Dunlap, of Faywood, and Miss Martha Crutcher, of Jetts, will be married on the 21st.
The local dry goods and shoe merchants have entered into an agreement to close their stores at 7 o’clock ever night except Saturdays.
Woodford Fiscal Court sold at auction to Adolph Kleybolte & Co., of Cincinnati, $40,000 worth of 4 percent Woodford County Turnpike bonds at a premium of $1,221. Kleybolte also bought $4,000 of Versailles School bonds, 4 percent, at a premium of $226.

December 2, 1920… The Citizens Bank of Midway shows resources of $334,977.03 and deposits of $239,572.90. H.L. Martin is president and J.R. Weiler is cashier. The Commercial Bank of Midway shows resources of $308,401.46 and deposits of $174,046.76. J.W. Parrish is president and Edna Hicks is cashier.
An unsuccessful attempt was made on the night...

December 4, 2019

Midway News

Model train exhibit
A G-scale model train exhibit will be on display Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A local train enthusiast will display “Fantasy Land” model trains at 113 E. Main Street (the brick building to the right of Railroad Drug). A N-scale model of Midway will be on display in Midway City Hall. Admission is free and kid friendly. A toy train vendor will be set up at 113 E. Main Street.
In addition, Midway stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for holiday shopping and restaurants will have appetizers, meal and beverage features all day.

Candy Cane Cruise
The first Candy Cane Cruise through downtown will be held Saturday, Dec. 14. Stop into each business in Midway for a free candy cane and get your free Candy Cane Cruise ticket stamped (tickets available at any restaurant/shop). Once your ticket has been stamped at 10 businesses, drop it off at Midway Makers Market to enter the “Taste of Midway” basket drawing. The basket will be comprised of d...

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December 4, 2019

December Blessing Box collection is tuna.
Our impromptu Christmas pageant is Sunday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. Get ready to play your part in the Christmas pageant. Costumes and scripts are provided.
Come with us to share Christmas carols with...

December 4, 2019

The Advent theme for this season is “Where’s the Good News?” The worship service Dec. 1 included “The Hanging of the Greens” during which the story of the symbols of the season was told with the children of the church assisting. The Lita...

December 4, 2019

The First Sunday of Advent was celebrated with the lighting of the candle by Dave and Donna Forman in the first service and Bill and Amy Moore in the second. A holiday sermon series on the characters of Advent was begun by Pastor Even Ro...

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