News from Reynolds

Beulah Venable/Correspondent

Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation Wednesday to return the date of the primary election from the first Tuesday in February to the third Tuesday in March. The primary election will be during 2010 elections.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe DeMarlie returned Thursday, March 18 from vacation on the island of Maui Hawaii. Weather was great!

The Easter egg hunt was March 28, Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Reynolds Legion Park. Rain date will be Saturday, April 3, 2 p.m. All ages up to 12 years are invited.

Five hundred and twenty-eight people were served at the chicken noodle supper sponsored by the education department of the Reynolds Methodist Church Thursday, March 18.

The supper was held at the Reynolds Legion Building, 4-7 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. John Haney returned to Illinois Friday from the winter vacation in Texas.’

Roger and Jordyn Curry, Monument, Colo. flew in Wednesday, March 17, to visit Bonnie and Dick Curry. They purchase a car and drove it back with them. On Thursday, March 18, Marty Curry, Rock Island, David Curry, Reynolds, Vickie and Todd Ireland, Milan, Roger and Jordyn Curry and Dick and Bonnie Curry enjoyed a steak cookout supper at Dick and Bonnie’s house. They returned home on Saturday.

Andrea and Jack Newton have returned home from a winter vacation in Florida. Bryan and Lucille Elliott spent the weekend with Doug, Melinda and Hannah House, Plover, Wis. They attended the play in which Hannah had a leading part.

The children’s choir had a special number singing in the morning worship at Reynolds Methodist Church Sunday, March 21.

Kenneth Yeater, Reynolds fresh off a 1st place finish at the Iowa Archery Association State Championship, competed in the National Field Archery Associations 31st annual indoor National Championship held in Louisville, Ky. On the 20 and 21 of March 2010. Over 500 archers were in attendance this year. Kenneth shoots in the Professional Senior Freestyle Limited (PSFL) Division. And is a member of the National Shooting Staff for Hoyt USDA, a leading archery equipment manufacturer. This event requires a total of 120 arrows to be shot at 20 yards for a possible score of 600 points provided all arrows hit a 3” bullseye. The competition was close with the top awards being contested right down to the final shot. After 120 arrows Kenneth was tied for second place. Final ranking is determined by the number of arrows that landed in a 1 1/2” diameter “X Ring” located in the center of the bullseye. The 2nd place archer had 3 more X’s than Kenneth. A National Champion at two previous Indoor Nationals, Kenneth has over 50 years of archery experience, has won numerous Regional and State competitions, holds several Iowa Archery Association records for his division and is also an avid Bow Hunter.

Karen and Jerry Gillett have returned this week from winter vacation in Mesa, Ariz.