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.

Dominique, Boneta "Bobby"

Written by David Green.

Boneta “Bobby” Dominique, 76, of Archbold, Ohio, died April 6, 2006 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.

She was born Oct. 17, 1929 in Zone, Ohio, to Clarence and Sarah (Frame) Roth. She married Allen J. Dominique on Sept. 6, 1948 and he survives.

Bobby was a resident of the Archbold area since 1948 and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Archbold and the American Legion B.L.W. Post 311 Auxiliary.

Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, David (and Sherrin) Dominique of Bryan, Steve (and Barbara) Dominique of Archbold, and Frederick (and Karen) Dominique of Stryker; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one brother, Marvin (and Jane) Roth of Fayette.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robin; one great-grandson, Avery Thorp; one brother, Morris Roth, and three sisters, Wanda Leininger, Marjorie Garrow and Winona Graf.

Funeral services were April 10 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Rev. Gary M. Ferguson and Deacon Tom Dominique officiating. Interment was in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Board of MR-DD or to Visiting Nurses and Hospice of Williams and Fulton Counties. Arrangements were handled by Short Funeral Home in Archbold.

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