LOCAL

News from Little York

Florence Carver/Correspondent

May 10, 2010

Matt and Candace Free of Bloomington spend the weekend with his parents Cheryl and Berry Free.

Mary and Don Bertelson accompanied Andy and Sarah Bertelsen to Rockford on Saturday to help their great-granddaughter Emma Dornbush celebrate her 4th brithday.

Kathleen and Lyle Worthington met their son Brian and his family in the Quad Cities on Saturday for a short visit.

Sandra Morrison of Lena, Shelli and Mark Hanson, Debra and Jim Darrah spent Sunday evening with Elizabeth and Ed Orterry of Lake Warren.

Shirley and Bob Darrah spent Mother's Day in Dubuque, Iowa with her son John and his wife and their grandchildren, Jason of LaCross, Olivia of Iowa City and Eric of the University of Iowa.

Gladys and Jim Free were Mother's Day dinner guests of their son Tom and Missy Free of Lanark.

Helen and Clyde Campbell, Barb Conn of Monmouth, Lisa and Scott Campbell of Aledo, Kris and Matt Youndman and three children were Mother's Day guests of Sue and Greg Campbell.

Maxine Stoutt accompanied Mike and Linda Stoutt to dinner at the Livermore in Aledo last Saturday evening. On Sunday evening Milinda, Brian, Mirando and Jared Clark of Rosetta took Maxine to the Big Muddy in Burlington.

Betty and Dick Ballard had the pleasure of their six sons gathering at their home on Sunday for a picture taking cession, arranged by their granddaughter Jaylen.

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Erlandson of Smithshire and Kerry Smith of Sherrard attended Little Cedar Church with their mother Marjorie Smith last Sunday morning, then they enjoyed dinner together in celebration of Mother's Day.

Helen Jane Nicol held an annual Mother's Day breakfast for Mary Ann and John McCann of Oneida, Lindsay and Jared Higgerson with daughter Peighton of Rio, Corey McCann and her friend Clag Anderson of Alpha, Pat Johnson, Jenny and Eric Nicol, Ashley Gridley and Madison of Monmouth, Missy and Jerry Flower of St. Louis, Jeff and Florence Carver.

On Tuesday Debra Darrah and Maxine Stoutt attended the Mother's of Twins Club dinner held at the Pizza Hut in Monmouth.

The Little Cedar Church held a bake sale along with the Little York back-yard sales on May 9.

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