Hello. I can't believe it's August already. I hope you kids are ready for your "big day." I can remember I couldn't wait to see all my friends I hadn't seen all summer. Here are some folks having birthdays in the next few days: JoEllen Milligan, Aug. 17; Jeff Duke, Aug. 18; Cathy Short Jones, Aug. 19; David Miller, Aug. 20; and Lucus Jones, Aug. 21.

Prayers are sent to the family of Jason Cross who passed away last week. He was a sweet guy and always had a smile. He will be sadly missed.

Happy 23rd anniversary wishes are sent to Tiffany and Josh Reagor last week.

Century High School 2019 fall baseball season is about to start.

Here is a list of home games that you might want to attend. All games start at 4:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted:

• Saturday, Aug. 31: two games as 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. As of now, do not know who they play.

• Tuesday, Sept. 3: Shawnee

• Saturday, Sept. 7: 11 a.m. --Century vs. Pope Co; 1 p.m. --Pope County vs. Risco; and 3 p.m. -- Century vs. Risco

• Tuesday, Sept. 17: Cobden

• Saturday, Sept. 21: Century Invitational Tourney 11 a.m. --Century vs. Meridian; 1 p.m. -- Meridian vs. Shawnee; and 3 p.m. -- Century vs. Shawnee

• Thursday, Sept. 26: Agape

• Tuesday, Oct. 1: Meridian

• Monday, Oct. 7: Egyptian

Please come out and enjoy good ball playing and support the Centurians.

A married couple in their 60s are visited by a fairy who grants them both one wish each.

"I want to travel around the world with my darling husband," says the wife. Two tickets for a luxury cruise magically appear in her hand.

Husband says, "Sorry but my wish is to have a wife 30 years younger than me!" Fairy waves wand and husband becomes 92. Moral of story -- Men who are ungrateful should remember fairies are female.

I hope you have a good week.

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