April 30, 2011
Hey have you got the time? How about we get into our backstage area and just in case you need one, feel free to grab a towel for we all had way too much water to deal with all across southern Indiana. As our stagehands get things ready for us we have to give them a big shout out for all their hard work getting us ready to rock and just in time for here they are ready to take us to the stage. But first we have to take a second to throw on our spotlights and this week’s turn, without a doubt, goes to Tonda Dixon of Pike County EMA, Travis McCandless, and the fine fire fighters of the Winslow Volunteer Fire Department, the 40 members of the National Guard, the Winslow Police Department, the Town workers, plus countless many citizens of Winslow who worked on sandbags. Great job one and all! So please reach up and turn on our spotlights. Time to take the stage.
that we’re all up here, so far no postcards have been sent to
Sweetsview Winslow, IN 47598 don’t be shy send one and we will post it
on the web site.
Now we can move on. We hope you had a nice Easter with your family and friends.
Well the story of the past week is one word RAIN with us having close to 7 inches of rain is there any doubt that flooding would be a problem. It wasn’t that long and Pike County EMA had to spring into action. Way to go Tonda Dixon, the Winslow Volunteer Fire Department was in action along with local citizens chipping in sandbagging; even the Winslow Police Department was chipping in way to go Steve Nelson. The town workers of Winslow was chest deep in to keeping the water on for the people, not an easy task. Plus the National Guard, all 40 of them, help out Winslow, we even knew about 5 who were local people from Winslow and Petersburg. We hope you enjoy the flood pictures.
At, “Press Time,” we’re waiting for the water to go down and to clean up the mess. Question is: When will that be?
Last Saturday Winslow held their annual Baseball parade, a long time tradition in town, so all the young baseball players go to show off their new uniforms and the teams they are playing on. The season is now underway. Have lots of fun.
hope you enjoy the video and if you get a chance go ahead and take in a
ball game. True it might not be at the pro level but it should be fun
to take in. maybe just maybe we might have some upcoming video of a
game or two.
All I can say before I go is let’s hope we don’t get that much rain back to back for a while. So take some time to enjoy the weather and now it’s time for me to make room for the Mrs and her fun.
Here are the birthdays from May 4th to May 13th. Happy birthday to Daniel Kuth from Grandma Hensley, Alfred Braunecker on May 4th will turn 20 years old; Cathy Woolsey Williams May 4th will turn 54 years old; Kenny Gideon on May 4th will turn 23 years old; Amber Strobel on May 5th will turn 22 years old; Donald Hayes on May 5th will turn 61 years old; Falicia Gamble Hayes on May 5th will turn 31 years old; Jesse Meyer on May 5th will turn 13 years old; JoAnna Nowark on May 5th; Trey Culbertson on May 5th will turn 12 years old; Calvin Greg Genco on May 6th will turn 21 years old; Kelly Farmer on May 6th will turn 45 years old; April Aldridge on May 6th; Bradyn Kohl Ray and Khloe Dawn Hartley on May 7th will turn 3 years old; Becky Russell Pride on May 8th; Mike Willis on May 8th will turn 45 years old; Dennis Creel on May 8th will turn 23 years old; Rebecca Popp on May 9th will turn 22 years old; Justin Meyer on May 9th will turn 32 years old; Ryleigh Dillman on May 11th will turn 6 years old; Owen Sanders on May 11th will turn 4 years old; Daysha Brooke Muse on May 11th; Grant Eversoll on May 12th will turn 50 years old; Levi Hume on May 12th will turn 24 years old; Cindy Poehlein Bailey on May 13th; Dustin Cummins on May 13th will turn 25 years old; Rita Travis on May 13th will turn 27 years old; Daniel and Brittney Baker on May 6th will celebrate 5 years of wedded bliss; Angie and Brian Schwengel on May 8th will celebrate 1 year of wedded bliss; Daniel and Beth Merritt on May 12th will celebrate 10 years of wedded bliss. May each of our stars have a great day and may all your wishes come true throughout the year to come.
As the lights dim we wish all Mothers a very happy Mother’s day on May 8th and always smile, wave, and say Hi to everyone this week.
Right now, Sweetsview wants to say we’re “Sorry” about the error codes that popped up last week. Hopefully it won’t happen this week! So moving on now we’re still glad you stopped by and checked us out anyway!
So what do you say we get backstage and get ready to rock out with Sweetsview? Time to make our way to the stage, as always we must turn on our spotlights. This week’s turn goes to the big city of Petersburg and Spurgeon Indiana who got ruffed up by the wind storm that moved through last week. What a mess! But Pike County pulls together to help each other out so great job! And they still have a ways to go before all is back together.
It is time to take the stage. Now that we’re here where to start? We can forgo the postcards as we didn’t get any in this week. So if you got a postcard you want to send to us Sweetsview Winslow, IN 47598 will get it to us. Don’t be shy and send us a postcard.
Now if you think back I told you I would get you a picture of a mushroom or two. Here is where it just gets funny. I went to mow for the first time of the season. After working on the mower and getting it going I started mowing and took a break to refuel. The Mrs (Barb Sweet) called me and showed me something that I missed totally and even walked passed it not even 5 feet away from the electric meter. The Mrs showed me a double morel mushroom.
First how in the blank did I miss that one? But it shows you sometimes you just need to slow down and look around, for I couldn’t believe she found a double mushroom. Way to go Barb. But sadly we haven’t found anymore and by the way “yes” it was good.
Last week’s storm ruffed up a lot of southern Indiana with Pike County taking a big hit both in Spurgeon and Petersburg and Winslow got trees blown down along with limbs all over the place. Here are a couple of pictures of the Dollar General Store in Petersburg with the roof blowed in and a house with a porch blew off and even a street lamp was knocked down. As I write this one it is Thursday April 21, 2011 things are getting back to normal!
know people, sometime you need to just get away and take in some
different sights. We did just that as Vernon Arnold, Barb, and I took a
road trip out of town, for luck Barb and I was able to treat Vernon for
a change. We found ourselves at the Overlook Restaurant in Leavenworth,
Indiana on State Road 62. It was an awesome place to eat and to take in
the view of it all plus it’s a great get away! We want to say take the
backroads it’s worth it!
service was just great as Tracy Pierson, our awesome waitress, made
sure we were well taken care of. The food was great as it made our
taste buds savoring with every bite. It left us both filled and
satisfied. We were so glad we made the getaway to the Overlook
Restaurant the view along is worth the trip. The food is just the icing
on the cake. So to say if you’re looking for a great get away and your
stomach starts to rumble find the Overlook Restaurant on State Road 62.
We suggest you do it on a week day if you can for we hear the weekends
the Overlook is swamped!
Guess what! One of our new readers of Sweetsview sent us some pictures from the Special Olympics. So we want to thank Kim from Pike County PCARC. Where she is working to get a Pike County Special Olympics started, she is hoping to have it up and running by June 1st. We wish her good luck.
send congrats to our local stars that rocked at the Special Olympics up
in Indy you made us proud. Well my time is up so here comes the Mrs to
rock those birthdays and things.
Thanks Norm A belated birthday to Chris Edrington on April 26th will turn 71 years old; Jennifer Allen Fowler on April 27th; Judy Vanalstine on April 27th will turn 64 years old; Maegan Taber on April 28th will turn 21 years old; William Nicholson on April 28th will turn 46 years old; Larry Platt on April 29th; Kassie Traylor on April 29th will turn 15 years old; Ashley Elenbaas on April 30th will turn 27 years old; Tommy Culbertson on April 20th will turn 38 years old; Tim Glosser on April 30th will turn 40 years old; Katy Aldridge on April 30th; Patty Ann Jones on April 30th; Felicia Matthews on April 30th will turn 25 years old; Stephanie Cox-Kluemper on April 30th; Cameron Michael Tooley on May 1st will turn 6 years old; Jeremy Meier on May 1st; Melisa McBeth Scraper on May 1st will turn 54 years old; Jaclyn Mae Hall on May 2nd will turn 2 years old; Jonathan Robert Faith on May 2nd will turn 3 years old; Alycia Gracian Church on May 3rd; Jessica Catt on May 3rd; Tasha Meyer on May 3rd will turn 23 years old; Alfred Braunecker on May 4th will turn 20 years old; Cathy Woolsey Williams May 4th will turn 54 years old; Kenny Gideon on May 4th will turn 23 years old; Amber Strobel on May 5th will turn 22 years old; Donald Hayes on May 5th will turn 61 years old; Falicia Gamble Hayes on May 5th will turn 31 years old; Jesse Meyer on May 5th will turn 13 years old; JoAnna Nowark on May 5th; Trey Culbertson on May 5th will turn 12 years old; Becky and Joshua Popp on May 3rd will celebrate 3 years of wedded bliss.
Events coming up in Winslow and the surrounding area are: April 29th- Arbor Day; May 1st- Winslow Beautification Auction and meal at the Community Center- watch the paper for times and more information; May 5th- Winslow Lions Club at 7:00pm at the Trading Post; May 8th- Mother’s day- do something special for your mother; May 9th- Pike County Spring Clean Up Week- look for flyers on information like for all Pike County residents, one truck load and also times they will be open; May 9th- Winslow Town Hall at 7:00pm; May 10th- Winslow Eskimo Dinner Club at 6:00pm, Winslow Beautification at 6:30pm, Winslow Economic and Development at 7:30pm all meet at the Community Center; May 14th- Poehlein Spring Bass Tourney from 5am-5pm & Winslow Demo Derby at 5:00pm behind the Little League Sports Field.
As the lights dim for this week keep an eye on family and friends, slow down and see what beauty is out there and always smile, wave, and say Hi to everyone this week.
We hope you got a kick out of our Statehouse video.
All we can say well
that was different! What do you say we get to our backstage area? It’s
great to see all of you here and I want to give a monster Hello to some
of our new readers of Sweetsview. Hope you check in on us from time to
time for you never know just what we will have for you! It’s time we
make our way to the stage so let’s “go!” But first, we have to hold up
a second to turn on the spotlight and this week’s turn goes to??
Alright how about you new readers of Sweetsview? Now don’t forget to
spread the word about our web site. Killer job gang! So without further
ado let’s take the stage and rock this thing.
Where to start? Alright, how about here. We didn’t get any postcards to share with you all, what a shame! If you got a postcard you want to share with us send it to Sweetsview Winslow, IN 47598 and we will share it with you.
As I write this issue of Sweetsview the rain has set in and the weather is turning a touch cooler. That’s fine for it got pretty warm real fast and we know it wouldn’t last but it was nice run.
Well have you mowed your yard yet? I haven’t but very soon will have to because the grass is starting to get tall. Everybody was out and about in Winslow enjoying the weather and just general doing some clean up. Most of all catching up on things.
Hey here is something new John Gayhart is gathering all of those old car and truck batteries that are dead and no longer hold a charge so if you got one get a hold of John and he will take it off your hands.
Just so you know last Saturday me and Barb went to the Trading Post
to get breakfast and take in the Crackle Barrel Session with Senator Lindell Hume, and State Representatives Mark Messmer and Craig Battles where they told us what is going on in the Statehouse. It was something different to take in!
Oh yeah, Neal Ward was there to officiate the session.
The big question around town is, “Are they up yet?” Just what in the heck am I talking about? That would be the Morel mushrooms and people they are up and are being picked as we saw two bags of mushrooms that have been found and picked already! So get to the woods and hunt them up for it won’t be long and they will be gone! “Pop” Did you hear that? The mushrooms just popped up. Good luck. Maybe before their gone I can get a picture or two for you but no promises. So long for now I’m making room for the Mrs.
Here are the birthdays and anniversaries for the week of April 13th through April 21st Janie Davis on April 10th turn 64 years old; Madyson Ann Hegedus on April 13th will turn 9 years old; Roni Fiscus on April 13th will turn 19 years old; Gloria Nowark on April 13th will turn 65 years old; Jack R Brock on April 14th will turn 71 years old; Roy G. Henderson on April 14th will turn 47 years old; Stacy Holmes on April 14th will turn 36 years old; April Mason on April 15th; Courtney Tuell on April 15th will turn 8 years old;\ Kyle Hartley on April 16th; Amanda Meyer on April 16th will turn 19 years old; Michael Boyles on April 16th will turn 23 years old; Terry Nichols on April 17th; Kysha R Walburn on April 17th will turn 24 years old; Ashley Atkins on April 17th will turn 27 years old; Jessica Sasser on April 18th; Kelly Meyer on April 18th will turn 49 years old; Kristi Crow on April 18th will turn 42 years old; Bill Perry on April 18th; Lanora Kelley on April 18th will turn 70 years old; Pamela Meyer on April 19th will turn 61 years old; Sky Lynn Travis on April 19th will turn 9 years old; Todd Curtis on April 19th; Tori Zoelzer on April 19th; Calvin Bodkins on April 20th will turn 84 years old; Darrell Meyer on April 20th will turn 59 years old; Josh Virden on April 20th will turn 32 years old; Zach Gidcumb on April 21st will turn 22 years old; Avery Atkins on April 21st will turn 6 years old; Debbie Meyer on April 21st will turn 53 years old: Lanora & Benny Kelley on April 13th will celebrate 20 years of wedded bliss; Kathleen & Michael King on April 19th will celebrate 26 years of wedded bliss.
Events coming up in Winslow and the surrounding area are: April 17th- Palm Sunday; April 18th – Passover Begins; April 21st – Winslow Lions Club at 7:00pm at the Trading Post; April 22nd – Earth Day & Good Friday; April 24th – Easter Sunday; April 25th – Winslow Town Hall at 7:00pm, Winslow Senior Citizens Health Fair from 10am – 2pm; April 26th – Winslow Eskimo Dinner Club at 6:00pm at the Community Center.
As the lights dim smile, wave, and say Hi to everyone this week.
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