North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

Community News

November 2, 2009

Community News for Nov. 2, 2009


• Let’s remember our sick and elderly in prayer. This can be a very depressing time of year for them.

• Remember if you have news anniversaries, birthdays or reunions, let me know.

Sue McKay is The North Jefferson News correspondent for Fultondale. She can be reached at 841-6559.

Soak radish seeds before planting them in garden

Warrior / Corner / Hayden News By Evangeline Sloan

Garden Tip: If you will be planting radishes, soak the seed for 24 hours until they start to open up. Then, plant your garden spot. I find this is a great tip.

• Stewart Chapel Baptist Church will have a singing Nov. 15 at 1:30 p.m featuring singers The End. Butch Barber is the song leader. For more information, call Butch at 647-7577.

• Many thanks to two ladies from Blue Star Garden Club — Martha Absher and Faye Whitlow — for planting the beautiful flowers around the senior citizens building in Gardendale. These ladies do a lot of work for Gardendale and Blue Star Garden Club. Blue Star members are proud of these ladies. Again, thank you.

• Correction: Evangeline Sloan helped start the junior garden club in 1979 and joined the Blue Star Garden Club in 1997. She is a proud Blue Star member.

• Happy birthday to Jordan Thomas Kiley and Mary Green on Nov. 3 and Zackery Thomas on Nov. 4. I hope each of you have a great day and year.

• Warrior Day is Nov. 14. It will start with a parade at 9 a.m. and booths open will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you need a booth or other information, call Karen Thomas at 743-8882.

• The North End Council will host their annual Tasting Luncheon on Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The tickets are $6. The proceeds go to pay for the annual North End Council Flower in the spring. If you need more information call Cecily Chaney at 631-6361 or Betty Dobbs at 590-0281.

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  • Last day for ball registration

    Today is last day for Morris Youth Association baseball/softball registration. You can register at Warrior Elementary School Gym from 9 a.m. till noon. The cost is $145 for ages 5-12 and $65 for ages 3-4. 

    February 15, 2011

  • Winter camp meeting set for Feb. 20

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner; remember all those you love, not just on Valentine’s Day, but every day. We are not promised tomorrow, so lets make every day count.

    February 15, 2011

  • Remember your loved ones this week

    Happy birthday to my oldest daughter, Raygan Pelkey. Raygan is turning 4 Tuesday. Raygan, you have been such a blessing to raise and I am honored and privileged to have you as my daughter.

    February 15, 2011

  • Liver U talk coming to Fultondale

    Fultondale City Council meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and the fourth Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Fultondale City Hall. Meetings are open to the public.

    February 15, 2011

  • What to do at the first sign of bugs

    Garden tip: At the first sign of bugs, mix one quart of warm water, five drops of liquid soap, five drops of ammonia and one drop of Listerine mouthwash.

    February 15, 2011

  • Use banana peels for plants

    Garden Tip: When you boil eggs, keep the water that the eggs were boiled in along with the egg shells. You can pour the water and shells around tomato plants to keep down blossom-end rot.

    August 18, 2010

  • A mixture to keep white flies away

    Garden tip: White flies are on several plants at this writing. Mix one tablespoon of dish liquid with 1/4 cup of Listerine mouth wash with 1/4 cup of ammonia and one tablespoon of garlic powder. Over spray with this mixture in one gallon of warm water. Use the spray mixture while the water is still warm. You can use a quart sprayer or a gallon sprayer.

    July 19, 2010

  • Mixture to solve fern problems

    If you are having trouble with your ferns, use this mixture.

    June 28, 2010

  • Mixture to use when transplanting shrubs

    Garden tip: When you transplant a shrub or tree, mix in one gallon of warm water, 1/3 cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of baby shampoo, 4 tablespoons of instant tea granules and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion.

    June 1, 2010

  • Autism events scheduled for April

    April is Autism Awareness Month. There are a couple of things going on in the area. You can visit for more information, to register for these events, or to make a much-needed donation to this wonderful organization.

    April 9, 2010