The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Sunday, December 20, 1998


As for me and my house
I have had a good life and as far as the world is concerned, no one has ever called me "rich." I am paying on I feel, a nice house on a quarter-acre lot and have, I believe, a beautiful wife and two beautiful children. I drive two second-hand cars and have two dogs named "Chico and the Bandit"

Flipper Chapel A.M.E. continues steady growth
The Flipper Chapel A.M.E. Church has an interesting history, which began about the turn of the century. The first preachers and the first families are known, but what is not known is how it got its name.

Who checks on Christian charities?
As the year's end approaches, many people want to help others by making financial gifts to charities. The holiday season brings thoughts of goodwill, and it doesn't hurt that such giving, within limits, can be written off on tax returns.


Youth protection home celebrates Christmas early
Amid a chorus of children shouting "Me, me!," Fayette County coordinator for emergency services, Capt. Pete Nelms waved a tiny wrapped gift before nine youngsters staying at the Asden Johnson Youth Protection Home. It seems Christmas came about a week early here.

When life hurts too much
Some times life hurts too much. And often, when it reminds us just how short it can be is the time life hurts the most.