Monthly Archives: August 2014

Farm Bill Authorizes New Dairy Margin Protection Program

Written on August 28, 2014 at 9:14 pm, by

The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) authorizes the Margin Protection. Program for dairy producers (MPP-Dairy). This new voluntary risk management program replaces the Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program which expires on September 1, 2014. MPP-Dairy offers protection to dairy producers when the difference (the margin) between the all-milk price and national average […]

Rachel Duzan Recognized as Mathematics Student of Excellence

Written on August 28, 2014 at 5:10 pm, by

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Rachel Duzan from Memphis, MO has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Mathematics. This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain.  In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American high school students. Rachel […]

Rutledge Renegades

Written on August 28, 2014 at 5:07 pm, by

Brenda DeMarce took son, William, to Watertown, Wisconsin to Luther Preparatory School. Carley and Miranda Williams celebrated their birthdays on Sunday, August 17, 2014.  Carley will be 21 on August 19th and Miranda 20 on August 11th.  Others attending were Penny Hustead, Mike Glasgow, Jenny Walker, Neta Phillips, La Kaylee Austin, Ivy Waack, Will Hustead, […]

Winn Family Reunion

Written on August 28, 2014 at 5:03 pm, by

The annual Winn Reunion was held August 24, 2014 at the Downing Depot Park in the big Shelter House. Lonnie Winn asked the blessing and a big, delicious carry-in lunch was enjoyed by all. Those present were Druzella Winn; Wayne Winn; Rex, Beverly, Lynnedee and Shelbey Winn; Kolt Roberts, Brendan and Aliskah Orton; Harold and […]

Corwin/Norton Reunion to be Held September 21st

Written on August 28, 2014 at 4:37 pm, by

The Corwin/Norton Reunion will be held Sunday, September 21st at the Nutrition Site. Come visit your family and friends!  A carry-in lunch will be served at noon. Hope to see you there!  You don’t have to be a relative to stop by and visit.

Downing Red Hatters Travel to Bloomfield

Written on August 28, 2014 at 4:05 pm, by

The Downing Red Hats met for lunch at the North Side Grill in Bloomfield, IA on August 14. Hostesses for the day were Glennis Ward and Maudie Oliver. After lunch we enjoyed a reading by Glennis, “Never Underestimate a Woman”. Those attending were Sherrie Laws, Leona McNary, Arlene Stice, Marilyn Blessing, Margaret Kinard, Betty Duncan,  Betty […]

Ebelings Host Weekend Guests

Written on August 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm, by

Weekend guests in the home of Mr. And Mrs. Duane Ebeling, August 15-17 enjoyed delicious meals cooked over the open fire, visiting and cards.  This was supposed to be our annual campout, but we camped in, due to inclement weather. A good time was had by all inside, and we also got a little four-wheeling, […]

Spees Family Reunion

Written on August 28, 2014 at 4:02 pm, by

The descendants of Fredrick and Elizabeth Spees met for their annual reunion on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the Memphis Nutrition Center. The blessing was given by Ronnie Brown, then a delicious carry-in lunch was enjoyed by everyone. Those attending were Richard and Thelma Spees, and Kathy Sorenson of Buffalo Valley, TN, Larry and Nancy […]

TRGC Hosts Senior Golf Tourney

Written on August 28, 2014 at 3:13 pm, by

Timber Ridge Golf Course was the site of the annual two-man Senior Golf Tourney on Tuesday, August 19th. The team of Ransford and Ransford took top honors overall, shooting a 70. The teams of Reagan and Ellison and Anderson and Niemeyer tied for second with scores of 71. The A flight victory went to the […]

Classified Ads 8/28

Written on August 28, 2014 at 1:39 pm, by

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