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.

Bulkley, Ulysses

Written by David Green.

Ulysses Taylor (Buck) Bulkley, 88, of rural Fayette, Ohio, died Aug. 24, 2010, after a short stay at Heartland of Wauseon.

He was born Dec. 15, 1921, in rural Wauseon at his grandparent’s home, the son of the late Gail and Sylvia (Taylor) Bulkley. He married Shirley Belknap, and she survives.

U.T. lived his life on the five-generation family farm which was mainly a dairy and crop operation. He served on the Chesterfield-Dover Board of Education. He was active at the East Chesterfield Christian Church, serving as an elder for more than 40 years. Over the years he also enjoyed his hobbies of woodworking, playing cards, golfing and bowling.

Besides his wife, Ulysses is survived by three daughters, Jan (and Harold) Townsend of Jensen Beach, Fla., Pat (and Dave) Bates of Monmouth, Ill., and Mary Jane (and Randy) Zeigler of Wauseon, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Johansen of Hemet, Calif.; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack and Ola Brink of Morenci, Mich.

Funeral services and a luncheon are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at the East Chesterfield Christian Church. There will be no visitation and a private burial.

Memorial contributions may be made to the East Chesterfield Christian Church, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements were handled by Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

 

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