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Ripley, TN

What's up with open lake hunting club

Dad had him for a customer and nobody believed him when he said his name. Only It was initials> I. P. West.  (Jun 27, 2014 | post #4)

Ripley, TN

Peddling at 51 & Curve/Nankipoo Rd.

the location was a dangerous one. it sat top of a hill, really a blind area. speed limit there on highway at 65. if they were in the low of the area where folks on the road had good view for some sort of distance, then the dangers would be significantly lower. farmers should have the ability to sell their goods with a land owner's permission or in the right of way if in a safe position. we may be in 2014; but some farmers make their bread and butter from selling their produce without having to pay some kind of fee to some grabber for permission to sit under some man's tin roof; or a stall where the sheep are herded...  (Jun 27, 2014 | post #12)

Ripley, TN

Hospital

Ruth is top notch. She is one of the best nurses around. Also Judy King is too. Whatever may be, these to ladies are great. My last visit with my knee and back was expertly handled, no complaints.That was 17 March.  (Jun 27, 2014 | post #3)

Ripley, TN

Whitefield Assembly of God

oh and as stated on another of your threads.,, i expect a full apology and retraction of you attack on me...publicly here on topic. and i expect an apology to the church as well.  (Jun 27, 2014 | post #4)

Ripley, TN

people justice

ok, guest let us start with you. before you make accusations, perhaps you need to have your facts straight. you have a particular issue of whom I know nothing and i hope you get whatever answers you need. but for your attack on my, i expect a full withdrawal with public apologies.  (Jun 27, 2014 | post #2)

Ripley, TN

Whitefield Assembly of God

well, guest. it is interesting you think I am stoned. that is really funny. since i never have been. i would appreciate if you would come to me if you think I have nearly run you down in the parking lot. really i look, drive slowly, allow people to cross. i try to park where i don't have to back out. it would be brave of you to come forward with your real name. I have never had a ticket, a wreck, any driving or violation with a vehicle since i have been driving. since i am 63 years old now, that is a very long time with a good driving record. i need help walking, but driving is another story. now if you get in my blind spot while i am already moving, then you need to be still if i have started my drive. that is a foolish thing for a person to do to walk in the path of a moving vehicle. so to accuse me of something like being stoned when that NEVER has been an issue is libel and unless you can prove that, you might be looking at a writ. so be something else than a coward and come forth with your identity and lets see when i "nearly run me over 2 different times at Walmart " and when that happened-where on the parking lot- had you walked in the path after i had started moving...lets get the facts.  (Jun 27, 2014 | post #3)

Ripley, TN

Tenn. bride attaches newborn daughter for walk down aisle

I saw the picture. The baby was just fine. It was comfortably placed on the long train of the dress and was just happy as it could be. No harm was done, no problem. It was live adornment and lovingly part of her wedding... Not something I would do, but it fit them.  (Jun 11, 2014 | post #11)

Ripley, TN

Carring a gun to church

jo jo, what is your problem about carrying a gun to church? I often do. matter of fact, most of the time I do. a church is good picken's for someone who wants to do bad...thing about it.... all those ladies with their jewelry; the collection monies...just asking for some doped up thug to come barreling in for the taking. a few well placed concealed carrying partitioners showing the business end of a gun may just make him think twice about absconding with the loot until the law can rescue him for the jail house.  (Jun 11, 2014 | post #16)

Ripley, TN

High gas prices

In 2000, gas was $0.79 gal. It was worth my drive to and from South Parkway Blvd. in Memphis every day for my job at South Parkway Health and Rehab doing MDS's where I evaluated every resident for their abilities and needs. There were a couple meth heads along Danny Thomas around Jackson that learned to leave me alone in the dark of the mornings as well. They thought this crazy white lady would run them down...and they were right. Instead, they just spit on the van and ran. Guess they found out I wasn't going to give them any money or let them break my windows. And the first thing I was told in my job was to let anyone who came into rob was to give them whatever they wanted-not challenge them. That never happened when I was there. Glad it didn't, or things might have gotten hot and heavy. Doubt I would have just let them have what they wanted. I would have probably given them something they weren't expecting. And this was before concealed carry.... It wasn't a racial thing. Not at all. As a matter of fact, there was only one white resident. There were only three white employees. No bias, just facts. And gas was cheap because we drilled our own, processed our own, and sold our own. We were not dependent on the muslims. We depended on USA.  (Apr 12, 2014 | post #8)

Ripley, TN

rattlesnake gulch , stage 2

Once upon a time, there was a place on Hwy 51 that was a marvel. One could enter at one's own risk and probably find just about anything there. It was a collection extrodinaire. After years and years of collecting treasures (junk) depends on view point, the fellow had to be moved...his land razed to the ground in the name of progress. Now he lingers on in the memories of those old enough to ..... I have been stated to have a yard somewhat similar and replied the physical conditions over the last three years that contributed to lack of my usual spit and polish I give to my yard. And I replied to that "other neighbor" that his unkindly remarks didn't show any intentions to see what could be done to help. This is in surrounding my complaint of my neighbors being so loud with their "music": that they would challenge a jet landing. Well, John has mowed this week end. He didn't do it as I would have done. But I have to be grateful. I just found that my left knee has blown and my lower back discs have as well. Looking at surgery on both as soon as things can be worked out. So all my desired plans to work hard at things are delayed yet another year. So here's to you Another Neighbor, hope you have learned how to drive by with your eyes shut and not be offended. I just hope and pray you never get in a situation like this with no one ever just coming by to lend a hand and not expecting anything in return. I just hope you never find yourself in such pain and hardship and knowing how things are and knowing you can't make them better for anyone else much less yourself. You know, men have false pride often, and won't ever ask for help. So that too, is a problem. But you just go right on and put down folks in hard situations---wheth er you know what is going on or what. This rattlesnake gulch, stage 2 will be depleting over the years, as well as we can. It is not by choice or retail desire that we start---no now it is John all by himself---starts to get rid of the excess and organize the used/needed. You have blessed and smooth and easy days, other neighbor.  (Apr 12, 2014 | post #1)

Ripley, TN

noisy neighbors

Ah belay the response Do your remember Rattlesnake Gulch on Hwy 51 on the west side on the corner--I think it was at Munford?, maybe further south? That is what we need to let this evolve to being....We could have our own Gulch....maybe "Mutt Dog Gulch", since he is the one to contribute to the shredding of items....or hauling it off from one place to another. Guess am too tired to think too quickly. A bit of gallows humor in an otherwise frustrating time.  (Apr 6, 2014 | post #6)

Ripley, TN

Ripley Post Office

PO Customer, don't know why you think Doris is "rude and hateful". She is polite and considerate. She usually is completely overwhelmed with folks lined up to the Enterprise one way and the Baptist Church the other. (Of course I exaggerate). Wonder how you would be after dealing with some of the folks that come to the window not prepared, not really knowing what they want, how to do it, etc.? Doris is fine folk and does a good job. She needs someone else up there though.  (Apr 6, 2014 | post #6)

Ripley, TN

noisy neighbors

you are right, but after having all the falls and injuries, haven't been able to get out and do my yard like I usually do. john has been ill as a secondary from his cancer and does what he can. I don't see you stopping by to offer to help. and with dogs that absolutely LOVE to shred ANYTHING that can be gotten, that makes it challenging. have gotten started on the porch, in the yard, and in the house---to get things to the 1.dump, 2.give-a-way, 3. mission., 4. out-grown school code clothes. believe me, I do not like having everything but the kitchen sink in the yard and on the porch. there is only so much I can do. and when I am down - which I am right now- I cannot do much more than stand to wash dishes. So, Another Neighbor, come on by and show some real neighborly action to pitch in and offer to occupy Daniel, play with the dogs, pick up shredded items from the dogs; pick up sticks; prep yard for mowing; weed eat-as that is something I can no longer do at all. Come and pressure wash the house, and various and sundry overwhelming things. Maybe you have notice that finally the fencing is up and contains the yard. That was a long and difficult ordeal for John to get done. The yard has always been my domain to do. Ever since my daddy felt safe for me to handle the lawn mower as a kid, I LOVE to mow and do it. But at this very moment, it is all I can do to stand up, move to another room, stay seated for any length of time, stay in any position for long; sleep-what is that? Consider the tween-elderly with physical limitations. John's cancer was a hoo-whey. He is just now beginning to even think he is a person again. All this is not whining, not really complaining. Frankly I am angry at my body for not doing what I want it to do; what I am used to doing. But it is the way things are right now. With us both in the hospital for 2 years, things went undone. It may take 2 years or more to get it back up to snuff...or even more with the extra time and effort. Oh, and if you would like grape vines to make wreaths-John got them cut down to the nubbins today--they had gotten out of control. So if not grabbed, they go to the erosion control areas...soon, depending on the rain. Y'all have a nice day, Another Neighbor. Maybe one day you really will be a neighbor to recognize a need and be helpful.  (Apr 6, 2014 | post #5)

Ripley, TN

noisy neighbors

One would think after a few years of calling the cops on these people for playing their music too loud and too late at night, they would get the message. Now there is some punk that drives up across the street with a bass in his trunk that would challenge the noise of a jet taking off. My windows rattle, my heart struggles to stay on beat, even had a little vase vibrate off the shelf and break. BUT, mutt that he is, Thunder is starting to give back---unfortunate ly. BARK BARK BARK BARK. He does not like all that noise and lets them know it. I would like peace and quiet, but then pigs could fly. Anybody got any BOSE earphones they want to get me for my birthday???? "Hey Big Spender, ..." haha. fat chance. Too bad I don't have something to rival their music playing ability and I would sic 'em with Mahalia Jackson or the Talley Trio...  (Apr 1, 2014 | post #1)