Nip it in the bud!

I’ve always enjoyed newspaper comics. As a kid I would spread comic pages on the floor, lie down on my stomach, prop up with my elbows, cup my chin in my hands and enjoy the latest shenanigans of my favorite characters in such comic strips as Li’l Abner, Nancy and Sluggo, Popeye, Peanuts and Dagwood … Read more

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Beloved Sheriff of Mayberry, Andy Griffith Dead at 86

Beloved actor, singer and story teller Andy Griffith passed away today at 86. Several generations have grown up watching Sheriff Andy Taylor solve small-town crime and family disputes with humor and compassion on “The Andy Griffith Show” starting in the 1960s. The popular sitcom has remained on the air since then through reruns. Much of … Read more

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Actor George ‘Goober’ Lindsey Gone at 83

Actor George Lindsey, 83, who played Goober Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show,” died today after a long illness. I was privileged to count him among my friends. George Lindsey was born December 17, 1928, in Alabama, and he died May 6, 2012 in Nashville, TN. Andy Griffith had this to say about the loss … Read more

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Romance in Mayberry

Barney had a sweetheart Her name was Thelma Lou And they were fond of the duck pond Where they would sit and coo. Andy’s steady girlfriend Was Helen Crump you know, And they’d tarry in Mayberry Where couples often go. Goober’s girlfriend, Flora, Gave him a better plate Hoping no doubt he’d ask her out, … Read more

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January Birthdays

Web www.christianactivities.com //–> January 2 – Walter Baldwin /Floyd the Barber #1 January 3 – Ellen Corby/Myrt Lesh January 4 – Sterling Holloway/Bert Miller Birthday January 5 – Mitch Jayne/Mitch Darling January 6 – Danny Thomas/Exec.Producer TAGS January 9 – Bob Denver/Dudley J. Wash January 10 – Maggie Peterson/Charlene Darling January 19 – Jack Prince/Rafe … Read more

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas In Mayberry

&category&search Web www.christianactivities.com //–> ‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the courthouse Not a creechsture was stirring, not even a loaded goat…or mouse, Barney in the back room and Otis full of booze Had just settled down for a long winter’s snooze The rifles and guns had been put up with care, In … Read more

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‘The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry’ A Great Gift for Any Mayberry Fan!

Andy Griffith Show’s 50th Anniversary In October of 1960, a sitcom appeared on the old black and white TV sets that celebrated family, friendship, community and the Golden Rule. That show was “The Andy Griffith Show.” It isn’t surprising to fans of the show to know that after almost 50 years, that show has never … Read more

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A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL

Web www.christianactivities.com //–> (From our archives, December 2000) Everyone surely remembers Corporal Max Klinger, the dress-wearing, Section 8 seeking scoundrel who together with Hawkeye and Trapper John kept things hopping on M.A.S.H. TAGS fans will certainly remember him as a conniving, singing, weather-forcasting gypsy out to con Mayberry. The latest role for Jamie Farr is … Read more

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