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.

Garrow, Audrey

Written by David Green.

Audrey M. Garrow, 72, of St. Hwy. 108, Fayette, Ohio, died June 19, 2006 at the Medical University of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio.

She was born Sept. 23, 1933 in Sylvania, Ohio, the daughter of David and Audrey (Smith) Evans. She married Arthur Garrow on May 7, 1955 in Chesterfield Township and he survives.

Audrey lived in Morenci for the past 51 years. She was a homemaker, a musician and a fantastic artist. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother and friend.

Besides her husband, Audrey is survived by four daughters, Carolyn (and Larry) Hamman of Metamora, Ohio, Anita King of Butler, Ind., Kathleen (and James) Fausey of Wauseon, Ohio, and Julie Garrow of Fayette; three sons, John (and Laura) Garrow of Waldron, Mich., Alan (and Nancy) Garrow of Lyons, Ohio, and Andrew (and Renee) Garrow of Fayette; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marlene Beach of Toledo, Ohio, and Janice Bean of California; and three brothers, William Evans of Texas and Roger and Jerald Evans, both of Delta, Ohio.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Joshua Hartman.

A memorial service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Dennis Owens officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday). Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation.

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