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Thank you Billy Joe, for planting the trees

A car washed without cleaning the wheels does not look very good. That's why the little things make such of a difference. -RALPH ROY WAGGENER

By Ralph Roy Waggener

The tree planting Billy Joe Fudge led back a few years ago on KY.55 north from Columbia is showing results.

Not all or even most of the trees survived, but several are getting to a good size. The trees along roads help clean the air, at least that's what I've heard for years. Trees do make the drive more pleasant.

Like most projects started in Columbia, this should have continued as an annual re planting of trees all over our community. Getting others to help is always a problem and I am guilty of not getting involved in work like this, as are others.

To Billy Joe: I thank you for the work you have done in this tree planting, and like others who actually get out and do community work, I salute you for this hard job.

The little things like tree planting, flower gardens on the square, re-painting of older buildings that bring out the good points in these buildings and re-building of stone walls help the looks of Columbia so much.

A car washed without cleaning the wheels does not look very good. That's why the little things make such of a difference. -RALPH ROY WAGGENER

This story was posted on 2011-11-09 12:31:50
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