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.

Glasgow Organ Series opening 10.15.08

Written by David Green.

Fayette’s Glasgow Organ Series gets underway this month with a guest performer from Chicago.

Organist Gregory Courvorst will perform at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Fayette Opera House.

Ceurvorst, a native of the Chicago area, is a graduate of Northwestern University and Northern Illinois University where he studied organ, harpsichord and piano performance, improvisation, church music, conducting, music history, theory, aural skills, and keyboard literature and history.

In 2003, Ceurvorst was made a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, the National Music Honors Society.

Ceurvorst serves as the Director of Music Ministries at Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church, Downers Grove, Ill., where he directs choirs and ensembles, plays the organ and piano, and does planning and administrative work.

In addition to his work as a church musician, he is a well-known teacher and member of the American Guild of Organists, Organ Historical Society, and the Music Teacher’s National Association.

Tickets cost $10, with a $2 discount for senior citizens and students. Group rate are available for 10 or more tickets sold in advance for $6 each group rate of 10 or more at $6 order in advance.

For more information, call 419-237-3111.

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