If this is your birthday, congratulations! It's also a big day for this country music "picker". Mandolin player Sam Bush, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in 1952. He gains acclaim with the progressive acoustic group New Grass Revival, but also plays on hits by Pam Tillis, Kathy Mattea and Garth Brooks, among others. Besides mandolin, Sam also plays guitar and fiddle very well.

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Happy 64th, Sam!

This Is Scrabble Day!

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This popular board game, was created in 1938 by Alfred Mosher Butts.

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It's been all over the world ever since. People of all ages enjoy playing the game.

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This would be a great day to play a round or two with friends or family.

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Concho Valley birthdays include:

Amy Wood, 30 something. From her in-laws, Nita and Ronnie.

Emma Mikeska, 3. From Stonewall and Gamaw.

Marc Boston, 30. From Dad.

Happy Wedding Anniversary to:

Austin & Terri Holland, 27 years. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from Friendly flower Shop.