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.

Wiler, Alline

Written by David Green.

Alline V. Wiler, 74, of Pittsford, Mich., died Aug. 13, 2012, at her home.

She was born June 25, 1938, in Morenci, Mich., the daughter of Kenneth and Helen (Keefer) Double. She married Harold L. Wiler, Sr., on Feb. 27, 1960, in Morenci, and he preceded her in death Oct. 17, 2005.

Alline graduated from Waldron High School with the Class of 1957. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting and making dolls.

She is survived by three daughters, Teresa (and Clinton) Hyatt of Camden, Mich.,  Betty Jo (and Scott) Hardy of Montpelier, Ohio, and Mary (and Jeff) Hicks of Mountain City, Tenn.; two sons, Marlin (and Sherri) Wiler of Edon, Ohio, and Harold (and Sandy) Wiler, Jr., of Pittsford; two sisters, Janet (and DeWayne) Rauth of Clayton, Mich., and Ila (and Neil) Bates of Fayette, Ohio; one brother, Ross (and Ruth) Double of Sand Creek, Mich.; several nieces and nephews, 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Rita Mason.

Graveside  services are planned at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Waldron Cemetery with Pastor Larry Spooner officiating. Visitation is scheduled from from noon until the time of service at Eagle Funeral Home in Waldron.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County. 

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