News from Little York

Florence Carver/Correspondent

(Aug. 3, 2009) Russell Galusha and his daughter Abbey recently spent a few days with his father Irvin Galusha. Mary Ann Eiserman and his granddaughter Anna Lyon of Libertyville spent three days last week with Irvin. Cherry Simmons of Biggsville spent one night at Irvin's to visit with Mary Ann and Anna.

Marty and Ginger Neal of St. Louis were weekend guests of his mother, Evelyn Neal.

On Saturday, Doris Lee attended the Wyatt Earp Old West Days with a luncheon at Cloud Nine in Monmouth. After lunch there was a tour of the old Wyatt Earp home, then three speakers with P.J. Brooks as Master of Ceremony, Jesse Padgant of Monmouth, Pat Stoutt of Macomb and Matt Siverly of Galesburg.

David and Carolyn Tinkham of Warrenville, South Carolina and Gloria Hartley were lunch guests of Jim and Gladys Free on Tuesday.

Kathleen and Lyle Worthington returned home Sunday night from a nine-day trip to the home of their daughter and husband, Kelly and Steve Edson of Alexandria, Va. Also visiting and touring Washington D.C. were Lisa Worthington and her children from Rochelle. Lyle also celebrated his birthday during their trip.

Jim and Gladys Free, Barry and Cheryl Free, Sara and Collin Britton, Phil and Rosie Sexton, Helen and Sue Campbell and Marilyn Johnson, all attended the wedding of Lauren Free, daughter of Stan and Mary Ann Free, and Mark Shepherd in Yorkville on Saturday.

Last Tuesday and Wednesday Shirley and Bob Darrah toured the Farmall Tractor Museum at Avoca, Iowa.

On Friday evening Ted and Janet Johnson, Doris and Laurence Lee were callers in the home of Debra and Jim Darrah.

On Friday, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Fair and daughter of Centralia, Mo. visited with Shirley and Bob Darrah and toured the neighborhood.

Sunday evening the Jim Darrah family all had supper at the Italian Village in Monmouth in honor of Shelley and Mark Hanson's anniversary. Then they all went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Orterry for pontoon rides.

The Little Cedar congregation enjoyed the song "I Found the Answer" sung by D. J. Trio.

The youth group attended the "Rock the River Tour" on Aug. 8.

There will be no adult or childrens' Sunday School in August.