Rippey’s Main Street-1931

                 The Rippey Lions Club held their regular meeting on October 19, 2017 and enjoyed a delicious meal served by Phyllis Bardole and Connie Neese. During the business meeting the group discussed their upcoming spaghetti dinner and will direct proceeds from the event to the food pantry provided through the Greene Christian Action Resource Center in Jefferson to help support an Read more…..

Road to Recovery

              I am on the road to recovery. Every day is better than the last.  My friendly walker and I have been able to take short walks outside.  Thank you for all the cards, food and visits from my friends.  The food supply has been divided and frozen into individual servings that will taste good in these coming weeks!  I am so lucky to have Read more…..

Family Reunion (The Rest Of The Story)

              When I sent the news last week, I knew there would be a new direction to the rest of my daughter’s visit.  The Sunday activities during the day had concluded and most of us had gathered at Alan and Sarah’s to eat, visit, and play with the little ones.  At some point I thought Sierra might like to see the big dipper Read more…..

Festival Parade

                Toni and Phil Roberts spent Sunday afternoon in Winterset at the Madison County Covered Bridge Festival. They watched the parade with Wendy Burkett and daughter Lily to see their other two granddaughters, Josie and Addie Burkett, march in the Winterset Junior High Band. Following the parade the group walked around the square to see the activities. Although the couple did Read more…..

Catching Up

                Recent weekend guests in the home of Virgene Morse were Kelsey Blanshan of Ankeny and Delores Blanshan of Waterloo.  They spent the weekend  making chili sauce and canning tomatoes. Joining them Saturday were Diane and Terry Ostendorf and Ben Ostendorf of Madrid.  The girls both made crockpot suppers for Virgene and a good Read more…..

East Greene Class of 1964 Meet

             Members of the East Greene Class of 1964 gathered at the 209 Main Restaurant in Paton to spend time with Dale and Barb Robson of Golden, CO.  Also present were Barb’s brother, Jim Carey from California and her sister Kathy Carey, from New York. Class members present included John Cronin of Williamsburg, John Raines and Julie Stinard of Des Read more…..

Family Visit

Doris Brown and Jean Borgeson visited with Eleanor Whiton in the Rowley Masonic Home on Friday afternoon.  The highlight of the day was when her Grand-niece and husband, Nick and Carol Hopp of Decorah, introduced Eleanor to their month old son, Chase.  Grandmother, Rosanna (Whiton) Weis had accompanied them.  Her sister, Lori (Whiton) Damron was there to enjoy the afternoon Read more…..