By Helen Ellerman

Several from the area attended the annual fall festival at Schell City Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10. They were celebrating their 145th year. They are hoping to celebrate their 150th year in five years. John and Lucille Hoagland were the Grand Marshals and Ruth Ijams was the queen for the fall festival.

Jewel and Helen Ellerman had dinner at the Cedar House Grill at El Dorado Springs Sunday, Sept. 11 with some friends.

Lena Begley of Harwood passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7. She was the daughter of Bill Begley and the late Terri Begley. Graveside service was held Saturday morning at Green Lawn Cemetery at Schell City.

Church service was held at the Harwood Baptist Church Sunday, Sept. 11, Brother Jon Caudle Sr.’s sermon was taken from John 14:6.

Peggy O’Brien, of Grandview, spent the weekend in the home of her mother, Ruth Ijans, and her sister, Jeanie O’Brien. Ruth was crowned queen of the fall festival at Schell City.