Denton Community News

By Ryan Osborn | ryguy68merc@gmail.com - July 5, 2018

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We got a nice rain the last few weeks. My gauge got it's belly full for sure over the last couple rains we got. The crops never looked better. I talked to family in Dawson County and same out there. Pastures are green, dams are full, cattle are fat and sassy. Everyone is happy.

 

Denton is chugging a long through the summer. Our ball diamond here in town is always busy with baseball games almost every night. As long as there isn't a weather delay, Denton planned to have its annual Firework Show on July 4 as of press time.

 

To close, here is the joke of the week ...

Rancher John

Old ranch owner John farmed a small ranch in Montana. The Montana Labor Department claimed he was not paying proper wages to his workers and sent an agent out to interview him.

 

"I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them," demanded the agent.

 

"Well," replied old John. "There's my ranch hand who's been with me for three years. I pay him $600 a week plus free room and board. The cook has been here for 18 months, and I pay her $500 a week plus free room and board. Then there's the half-wit who works about 18 hours every day and does about 90 percent of all the work around here. He makes about $10 per week, pays his own room and board and I buy him a bottle of bourbon every Saturday night."

 

"That's the guy I want to talk to, the half-wit," says the agent.

 

"Well, your looking at him," replied old rancher John.

 

I hope everyone had a safe and Happy Independence Day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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