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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    HOMECOMING—One senior candidate will be chosen Morenci’s fall homecoming queen during half-time ceremonies Friday at the football field. In the back row are seniors Mikayla Price, who will be escorted by Mason Vaughn; Madison Bachman, escorted by Kiegan Merillat, and Mikayla Reinke, escorted by Griffin Grieder. Senior Ariana Roseman is absent from the photo. Her escort is Garrett Smith. In the front is sophomore Abbie White, who will be escorted by Ryder Price; junior Madysen Schmitz, escorted by Harley McCaskey and freshman Madison Keller, escorted by Jarett Cook.
  • Front.cross
    HUDSON RUNNER Jacob Morgan looks toward the top of the hill with dismay during the tough finish at Harrison Lake State Park. Fayette runner Jacob Garrow focuses on the summit, also, during the Eagle Invitational cross country run Saturday morning. Continuing rain and drizzle made the course even more challenging. Results of the race are in this week’s Observer.
  • Front.bear
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  • Front.crossing
    Crossing over—Jim Heiney was given a U.S. flag to carry by George Vereecke (behind Jim in the hat), turning him into the leader of the parade. Bridge Walk participants cross over Bean Creek while, in the background, members of the Morenci Legion Riders cross the main traffic bridge on East Street South. Additional photos appear on the back page of this week’s Observer.
  • Front.hose Testing
    HOSE safety—The FireCatt hose testing company from Troy put Morenci Fire Department hose to the test Monday morning when Mill Street was closed to traffic. The company also checks nozzles and ladders for wear in an effort to keep fire fighters safe while on calls.
  • Front.starting
    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
  • Front.train
    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks

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