‘You sometimes forget how good people are’

first_img David and Judy Dye first had been overwhelmed by the task of clearing the debris left behind by the Sunday night storm. Then, they were overwhelmed by the caring and willing sprits of those who came to lend a helping hand.On Monday night, Dye said he was bothered by cramping muscles, some that he didn’t even know he had. As he sat sipping from the pickle jar, he and his wife shared the humbleness in being on the receiving end of so much good in the midst of tragedy.“You sometimes forget how good people are until there is a tragedy, then it all comes back to you – the good will of people of all ages.”Dye said even through the storms of life, good things happen and through people are blessed.X Latest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Messenger photo/SubmittedLindsay Laroche, Brittany Elmore, Gabrielle Chartier and Mary Hill with the Troy University soccer team helped clear limbs and debris on Monday after storms rolled through Pike County late Sunday night. Reeves: ‘Hopefully we’re nearing our peak’ Pike County’s total of COVID-19 cases continued to increase on Tuesday, indicating the county has yet to reach its peak… read more You Might Like Email the author By Jaine Treadwell “Are you looking for work,” Dye asked in a joking way. Not to his surprise, the young women said they were not looking for work but, quickly and to Dye’s surprise and delight, offered to help with the work at hand.The young women identified themselves as members of the Troy University soccer team. One of them is the manager and one is from Canada.“Those young women jump right in and worked picking up pine tree limb and carrying them to street,” Dye said. “They worked until they were sweaty and tired and still didn’t quit.” Skip The storm that raged through Pike County  Sunday night left a trail of uprooted trees and snapped limbs all throughout the towns and across the countryside.On Monday, Dr. David Dye and his wife, Judy, began the overwhelming task of removing the limbs and debris left in the storm’s wake.As the couple carried the limbs from two felled pine trees and other debris  to the street, four young women were walking their way. Dye offered the young women his tonic for tired and aching muscles – pickle juice. However, water does wonders for young muscles. “They offered to their help again if needed and we were so appreciative of their willingness to help,” Dye said. “Judy sent them home with a basket of cookies and other treats as another way of saying, ‘thank you’ for your good will.”But, about that time, Kristy Drinkwater and her children, Lola and Joe, came around the corner to help carry the pines to the street. And, then along came the Rev. Rick Holbert, the minister at the Presbyterian Church  and his family, wife Jen and daughter Emma. Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sponsored Content Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 8:53 pm Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits ‘You sometimes forget how good people are’last_img

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