The Weekly Newspaper serving the citizens of Morenci, Mich., Fayette, Ohio, and surrounding areas.

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    MACEE BEERS joins other Fayette Elementary School students for the annual Mini-Cheer performance during the half-time break at the basketball game.
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    CHILDREN at Stair District Library’s Family Story Time toss scarves into the air during an activity. The evening program provided a mix of stories, songs, dancing, crafts and snacks Monday evening. The program is offered at 5:30 p.m. every Monday for five more weeks. The program is designed for three to five year olds and their family.
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    THE INTERVIEW—Evelyn Joughin (right) records the interaction with an iPad while Jack Varga, next to her, asks questions of Morenci Elementary School principal Gail Frey. Morenci senior Sam Cool (standing) listens. Cool serves as the editor for the newspaper written by members of Mrs. Barrett’s second grade class.
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    WRITING CODE—Brock Christle (left), a Morenci fifth grade student, takes a look at the progress being made by fourth grader Anthony Lewis. Libby Rorick, a sixth grade student, is next in a line of girls trying out the coding tutorials. This year marked Morenci’s second year of participation in the Hour of Code project.
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    MORENCI’S three Skelton brothers were remembered with both tears and laughter last week during a candlelight vigil at Wakefield Park. Several people came out of the crowd to give their recollection of the boys who have now been missing for five years.
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    REMIE RYAN (left) tries to dodge the foam wand held by Hayden Bays during physical education class at Morenci Elementary School. In the background, Lauryn Dominique and Brooklyn Williams stay clear of the tag. Second grade students were working on cardiovascular health on the first day back from vacation. For the record, Safety Tag is a very difficult sport to photograph.
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    MORENCI student Dalton McCowan puts everything into a dead lift attempt Saturday morning during the Wyseguy Push/Pull event. Lifters helped raise more than $1,600 for the family of the late Devin Wyse, a former Morenci power-lifter who graduated last year. Commemorative T-shirts are still available by contacting teacher Dan Hoffman.

Sauder Village plans antique car show 5.14

Written by David Green.

Antique cars will be on display Saturday at Sauder Village near Archbold to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Model T.

With nearly 100 historic cars to view, the event will provide guests with a unique view of the automobiles of days gone by. Guests will also have the opportunity to “meet” Henry Ford during special theatre performances and the chance to ride in and even drive an antique car.

The Historic Village offers a unique backdrop for collectors to share their vintage cars. Car enthusiasts from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana will display their antique automobiles in this one-of-a-kind display where guests not only view unique cars, but also talk with car owners and even watch demonstrations such as how to hand-crank start a car.

While many car shows consider any automobile more than 25 years old to be an antique, the Sauder Village show requires every car to be older than 1942. Some of the cars already registered for this year’s event include a 1914 Model T Speedster, 1931 Model A Coupe, 1915 Model T Touring, 1933 Willys Roadster and a 1926 Reo Sedan.

All activities will take place throughout the day, weather permitting.

From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., guests will have a chance to take a ride in an antique car and have their name drawn for an opportunity to drive an antique automobile.

Special theatre performances by nationally-recognized Hank Fincken as Henry Ford, the man who put the world on wheels, will add to the festivities of the day.

Fincken’s portrayal of Henry Ford in “Henry Ford: Fit to a T” is a perfect addition to this antique car event. During this interactive play, guests will learn about Ford’s past, the new Ford V-8, and even the future of soybeans. The 30-minute programs are scheduled at 11 a.m., and 1 and 3 p.m.

In addition to the special display of antique cars, the Historic Village will be open to guests

For more information, call 800/590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org

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