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Joyful Memorial Day, Farmers. Time for some relaxation, rest, and hopefully slightly reflection on how treasured life is. Memorial Day is traditionally a day to recollect those that gave their lives for our nation and freedom. If the latest tragedy in Texas exhibits, we should always be pleased about everybody who places their life on the road to guard us in america (Though there’s not been a lot unity in these states currently) from first responders to academics and everybody who responds when lives are in peril. Life is treasured, as Rebecca Pearson stated on this week’s sequence finale of the hit TV present, That is Us, “I want I had loved all of it extra whereas it was occurring as an alternative of worrying when it could finish.” This weekend we should always make it our utmost precedence to get pleasure from life. It’s one of the simplest ways we may honor those that gave theirs in order that we might dwell freely.

Round city

Do not forget that tomorrow is the large day! Be part of us to rejoice that loopy, great girl, Mrs. Alice Priester for her one hundredth (plus 2) birthday! It’s been a pair years within the making however you’ll be able to cease by from 1-4 p.m. on the Farmington Neighborhood Constructing and provides her your finest needs. Love that particular gal! Our fellas within the Farmington Volunteer Fireplace Division spent a part of their coaching and assembly night time cleansing the bleachers for the 2022 North Marion Commencement. Yearly they volunteer a while to verify commencement is a clear and pleasing expertise for everybody. That’s awfully good of them. Work has additionally been coming alongside on the new Plum Run department of the Farmington Vol. Fireplace Dept. Volunteers are getting the job finished on a a lot wanted and overdue venture.

Joyful Anniversary to Terry and Vickie Starsick who rejoice this week. The home particular on the Baker’s Nook right now is a pulled pork sandwich, home barbecue sauce with coleslaw and baked beans for $12. Bakers Nook can be closed tomorrow via Monday the thirtieth in observance of Memorial Day (until you will have an appointment to select up an order). Don’t neglect to seize your cookout goodies or pepperoni rolls for camp! A birthday celebration can be held on Sunday at 5 p.m. in St Patrick’s Parish Corridor for Father Binu’s thirty fourth Birthday. Please carry a lined dish when you plan to attend. Don’t neglect there’s a automobile present occurring on the ballfield June 11 beginning at 4 p.m. Sprint plaques can be introduced to the primary 50 vehicles, trophies and different door prizes can be awarded as nicely. An public sale and refreshments can be bought. In case you’re occupied with coming into, name up Ron Jones at 304-363-8365 or Donnie Cooper at 304-681-6732.


Joyful Birthday needs exit to Nataleigh Tennant, Marissa Pleasure, Shawna Minnear, Melissa Angelucci, Tracie Scott, Makayson Martin, Ali Arcure, Alisha Coto, Athena Sturgeon, Shannon Barber, Dede Feltz, Clarence Triplett, Adam Elliott, Joseph Laskarin, Cara Starsick, Father Binu and Aaron Johnston.

Out and about

The Fairview Neighborhood Yard Sale is correct across the nook. Mark your calendars for June 11 with free setups within the City Park. They can even have a map out there with listings for contributors. Name 304-449-1642 to get on the map when you’re within the Fairview space, or for more information. The Flame Youth Ministry will host a “TNT” (Tuesdays Collectively) Occasion beginning June 7 and going via the summer time months till Aug. 9. From 7-8:30 p.m. ages 10-18 can get pleasure from enjoyable video games, snacks and challenges. It’s an effective way to maintain social with college out of session! Carolina Market has all of your facet dish wants for Memorial Day. Cease over and order your pasta, potato, antipasto or backyard salads in ½ foil and entire foil pans. Costs vary from $17-$34 relying on measurement and kind. Excellent for cookouts! Monongah Market is celebrating 1 12 months in operation with an Open Home Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. New distributors are needed and you may cease in and see them for more information. There’s a clothes giveaway this weekend at Pumpkin Heart Church of Christ. They are going to be open on Saturday from 9 a.m-noon. The Little Free Gardens Open Home & Planting Day is arising subsequent weekend. This new neighborhood backyard in Mannington can be positioned on the nook of Mead Avenue & Water Avenue subsequent to the Mannington Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Joel McCann Memorial Path.


June of 1922 was eventful for our finish of the county. A Mr. Jacob Miller of Mannington was arrested and positioned within the county jail awaiting trial on costs of promoting produce within the streets of Mannington with out a peddler’s license. He must wait 4 days for a Justice of the Peace. Monongah fellas Leo and Raymond Salvatti and John Anthony have been fishing on Sales space’s Creek and caught a high-quality bunch of bass. The place of postmaster of Carolina is vacant on account of W.G. Rathbone leaving his publish as each postmaster and retailer supervisor. The parents over in Carolina have stated they’ve picked strawberries by the gallon for canning, the crops are so good this 12 months. Wager that was a high-quality mess of jam, mmm. An “Egg Roast” was given by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hughes at their house on Plum Run. The affair was within the nature of a homecoming for Henry Renick of Portland, Oregon, the visitor of honor. In attendance have been Miss Letha Duncan, Leota Kerns, Masters Junel Pigott, Karl Kochler, and Homosexual Toothman. My query is, what within the heck is an egg roast?

Anna Bock, Olive Model and Dale Cole graduated from the Fairmont State Regular Faculty. Miss Marjorie Park, Pearl Downs, and Harold Fleming, college students of Fairmont State are house for the summer time. Lastly, Toothman’s retailer was heralded because the main furnishings and {hardware} supplier on this a part of the county. The shop of Lee Toothman was in-built 1920 and stocked with a “magnificent assortment of family furnishings of each grade and worth and the richest in addition to the poorest homemaker have lengthy since appreciated that they are going to get nothing however the fairest remedy by the hands of Mr. Toothman. Along with ground covers, workplace furnishings, stoves and kitchenware, go-carts and residential requirements, he additionally shares heavy {hardware}, paints, oils, and roofing. Mr. Toothman established the enterprise over eight years in the past (circa 1914) was a member of the Fashionable Woodmen of America, Odd Fellows, and Methodist Church in Farmington the place he was an lively half in Sunday college work. The constructing nonetheless stands right now and homes the Opron’s second hand store and a few residences upstairs. That’s a sturdy constructing contemplating a big truck tried to take it out again within the late 80’s or early 90’s. Do not forget that?

Star college students

Congratulations to Kinsley Raikes of Barrackville, who learn 116 additional books this 12 months! She earned a $25 present card to Barnes and Noble for studying probably the most books in seventh grade. I’ll need to get some tips about how she’s doing it. I’m falling behind on my purpose of studying 50 books this 12 months. Talking of Barrackville college students, the Pupil Council members went all out yesterday morning and offered free breakfasts for any veteran that stopped by. Youngsters on this space are doing so good at giving again to the neighborhood and considering of others. Happy with them!

Information from the North

Information will begin to slack off with college coming to an finish but it surely doesn’t imply issues aren’t occurring on the Residence of the Huskies. In case you’re occupied with being a NMHS Cheerleader for the 2022-23 college 12 months, an informational assembly can be held on June 2 at 5:30 p.m. within the college cafeteria. This consists of incoming freshmen. For extra data contact Coaches April Kelley or Amanda Kesling. Don’t neglect to order a yearbook whereas they’re nonetheless on sale! Value is $50 at Faculty code: 4627. They’re making an attempt to get a boys soccer workforce going for subsequent season. Signal ups can be held subsequent Thursday at 7 p.m. within the cafeteria. If in case you have questions you’ll be able to contact Tim Elliott by way of textual content at 304-816-7369 or e mail North Marion Husky Band can be representing us on the Grafton Memorial Day Parade. In case you’re in attendance, give them an enormous Husky cheer as they march by!

Ultimate ideas

In case you’re touring this vacation weekend, watch out and look ahead to deer. A bit of little bit of analysis may be useful on the place the most effective stations are to cease. They are saying fuel costs are so excessive there’s been sightings of Dolly Parton carpooling with Jolene. Bah dum bah. I can be in workplace subsequent week Tuesday-Friday from 8 a.m-5 p.m. and you may attain me by way of e mail at on social media, or cellphone 304-367-2527. Have an ideal weekend and keep protected!


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