New library books arrive in Fayette 02.09.2011

Written by David Green.

Several new books will be added to the shelves this month at Fayette’s Normal memorial library. Stop in and check them out.

Feb. 1—“Fierce Eden” by Jennifer Blake; “Fatal Error” by J.A. Jance; “Though Not Dead” by Dana Stabenow; “The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels–A Love Story” by Ree Drummond; “Absolutely, Positively” by Heather Webber; “Love Bites” by Tori Carrington; “The Amish Midwife (The Women of Lancaster County series)” by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould.

Feb. 8—“Heartwood” by Belva Plain; “I Think I Love You” by Allison Pearson.

Feb. 14—“Angel: Maximum Ride: The Protectors” by James Patterson.

Feb. 15—“A Heartbeat Away” by Michael Palmer.

Feb. 17—“Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree” by Nancy Atherton.

Feb. 22—“Treachery in Death” by J.D. Robb; “Harvest Moon” by Robyn Carr; “A Simple Government: Twelve things we really need from Washington (and a trillion that we don’t)” by Mike Huckabee; “Now You See Her” by Joy Fielding; “Devil’s Food Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke.

Feb. 25—“Death of a Chimney Sweep” by M.C. Beaton.

Kathy Fix made a monetary donation to purchase four Newbery and Caldecott award winning children’s books. The new books are:

“Turtle in Paradise” by Jennifer L. Holm; “Moon Over Manifest” by Clare Vanderpool; “A Sick Day for Amos” by Philip Christian Stead; and “Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein.

K Roemmich donated the following children’s books in memory of her mother, Mildred Rector: “The Sourdough Man,” “Far North in the Arctic,” and “North Country Christmas.”

Donations in memory of Ed Figgins resulted in the purchase of books, a magazine subscription to “Michigan Outdoors” and a computer.

The book “Cooking with Italian Grandmothers” by Jessica Theroux was purchased in memory of Polly Link through a gift from Elizabeth Ledyard and Theodora Barrett.

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    Fayette's Demetrious Whiteside (left)Skylar Lester attempt to keep the ball from going out of bounds during Morenci's recent basketball tournament for fourth and fifth grade teams. Morenci's Andrew Schmidt stands by.
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    MORENCI pep rallies generally end with a tug of war. The senior class entry, shown above, did not advance to the finals. Griffin Grieder, Alaina Webster, Kyle Long and Jazmin Smith are shown at the front of the rope, giving it their best effort.
  • Accident
    FAYETTE resident Patricia Stambaugh, 64, was declared dead on the scene of a single-vehicle accident Friday morning south of Morenci. Rescue units were called around 9 a.m., but as of Tuesday, law enforcement officers had not yet determined the time of the accident. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, Stambaugh was driving west on U.S. 20 when her Chevrolet Malibu traveled off the north side of the road and down a steep embankment, coming to rest in Bean Creek (Tiffin River).
  • Athletic Fields
    SPORTS COMPLEX—Fayette’s outdoor athletic facilities will include three ball fields for summer recreation leagues at the southwest corner of the school. The baseball and softball fields, along with the running track, will be constructed on the east side of the school. Outdoor athletic fields were not part of the new school project from 2007, but voters approved a $1.4 million levy for a school addition and the sports fields last August. Both projects are scheduled to be complete by July 20.
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    PRESCHOOL MUSIC—Fayette band director Jeffrey Dunford spends the last half hour of the day leading the full-day preschool class in musical activities. Additional photos are on page 7 of this week’s Observer.
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    TROMBONISTS Jake Myers (left) and Max Baker perform Friday at the annual Senior Citizens Luncheon at Fayette High School. The National Honor Society and the FFA chapter teamed up to serve a meal to area seniors and to provide musical entertainment. Both the school band and choir performed. Additional photos are on page 7 of this week’s Observer.
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    MOVING EAST—Utility workers continue their slow progress east along U.S. 20 south of Morenci. New electrical poles are put in place before wiring is moved into place.

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