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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.

Fulton Conservation selling trees and fish 03.16.2011

Written by David Green.

The Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual Tree Seedling and Wildflower Sale is underway now through April 7.

Tree seedlings may be purchased in packs of five or 25. The species available are American arborvitae, Eastern white pine, Colorado blue spruce, Norway spruce, douglas fir, red maple, sugar maple, red oak, pin oak, black walnut, American cranberry bush, white flowering dogwood and red bud.

Wildflower seeds are available in bird/butterfly mix, hummingbird mix, wildflower mix, fescue mix, and crownvetch mix.

Payment must accompany the order. Trees and seeds may be picked up from 1 to 5 p.m. April 15 or from 8 a.m. to noon April 16 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds.

Fish stocking program

The Conservation District also has several species of fish available for stocking ponds. The deadline to order fish is May 9.

Species available are bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, yellow perch, fathead minnows and triploid white amur. Payment must accompany the order.

Fish may be picked up Thursday, May 12, at the north end of the Fulton County fairgrounds. Customers will be assigned pick-up times.

To pick up fish, bring a small trash can or five-gallon bucket lined with a new trash bag, filled no more than half full with water from your pond. Five to 10 gallons of water will be needed for each 100 fish ordered.

Fish are guaranteed to be delivered in good condition.

For more information on tree seedlings, wildflower seeds, or the fish stocking program, call the Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District office at 419/337-9217.

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