News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Pastor Connie Locke, who was pastor at the Schell City United Methodist Church closed the church doors on June 19, which was the last sermon for Connie. She moved to her new church at Marrionville on Tuesday, June 21. She had her first sermon there on Sunday June 26. Ruth Ijams and

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Meeting to provide input into Federal Conservation Programs

A local working group charged with identifying local priority resource concerns and providing input about program criteria to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7, in Smith’s Restaurant in Collins. The working group is comprised primarily of representatives of various local, state and federal agencies with knowledge

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Square dance July 1

On Friday, July 1, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold a dance with Jay Wright calling. The dance will be from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec building on the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5/$3. All area dancers and interested persons are invited to attend. For more information, call the Harolds

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EHS Class of ’66 to hold 50th reunion

The El Dorado Springs High School Class of 1966 will hold its 50th class reunion on Friday, July 22, in the Spring City Venue (upstairs in Carl’s Gun Shop) beginning at 6 p.m. RSVP and $15 per person for dinner is due by Thursday, July 14. Call 417/296-2127 for more details.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, June 24. Our leader, Robbie, opened the meeting. Kay led us in singing “When Your Smiling.” We said our pledges. Marilyn led us in a series of exercises. Robbie led us in roll call. Twenty-Five weighed in today and

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LCT ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK A SUCCESS

The LCT Lighthouse “Rock Around the Block” summer production was a glowing success. Nina Plaskett and Marie Barlow, two LCT “Circle of Light” alums, began volunteering with the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre creating costumes and set artwork nearly a decade ago. Their sister, Nellie, would complete the sister trio during those early years. Miss Nina and

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Fourth of July time almost here

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by our new Pastor Nick Van Dam. Sermon title was “Getting the Keys”, join us each Sunday at 9 a.m. for worship. Mt. Zion Home Bible Study meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Tom and Beverly Pelkey home

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WALKER CLASS OF 1971 HOLDS REUNION

Nine members of the Walker High School Class of 1971 gathered at the home of Glen and Alberta Hays for their 45th Class Reunion on Saturday, June 4th for a Fish Fry.   Many years of reminiscing were shared with one another as the evening progressed with lots of laughter and “do you remember this

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Gardening to distraction

How to help pollinators without planting These are not your standard how to help pollinators suggestions. Write it off to the record hot temperatures we have been having but I don’t think much will survive if we try to plant right now. That doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to help pollinators: 1.

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

by Kathy Smith The Cedar County Historical Society met at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the museum in Stockton.  Members present were Judy Nichols, president; Bob Phillips, vice president; Kathy Smith, secretary; Kay Snow, treasurer; Shirley Potts, assistant treasurer; Connie Maupin; Chris Barber; Barbara Fox; and Bob Estes. Visitors present were Ken Potts, Edna

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