July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016
Get Ready for Kooskia Days Celebration! It begins Aug. 5th and runs through Aug. 6, and it is sure to be the social event of the Kooskia season. Lots of games, food, live auction, parade and dance. Go to the Kooskia Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. The chamber of commerce events Calendar is not updated, yet, still showing last year’s events. I will have more next week about the happenings.
Jackie Mackie and all others involved would like to thank all the ladies for contributing to the bake sales that were held to raise funds for Elk City Days. And thanks to all those who bought the goodies.
10 YEARS AGO July 19, 2006 •GRANGEVILLE – A search for a new administrator begins at Syringa Hospital after Jess Hawley steps down. Board chair Pat Long will act as interim administrator until a replacement can be named.
LaMoyne Hunter led a portion of his family – including two daughters and a grandson – through the Main Street of Clearwater Saturday, July 16. The occasion was the Elk City Wagon Road Days celebration. Hunter and his family live in Harpster.
More than 125 people gathered at Pioneer Park Saturday, July 16, for the Camas Prairie Relay for Life event.
The end of summer reading celebration party is set for Saturday, July 30, Lions Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Lions Club is providing hot dogs and drinks for the kids. There will be giveaway items for everyone. Drawings for the grand prizes will be at 12:30 p.m. All children who participated in summer reading are invited.
A dream stayed alive in the heart of Bonita Perreault for more than 30 years before it finally came to fruition.
Monday, June 11 — the Feast of St. Benedict — the community of the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho celebrated the jubilees of Sister Chanelle Schuler and Sister Jean Lalande (60 years) and Sister Valine Kachelmier (70 years).
Raul and Monica Cerecero of Grangeville are the parents of a baby son. Rafael Octavio Cerecero was born July 12, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood. He weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Several close-calls in the life of Maurice “Vince” Vincent have solidified his belief in God and His grace. “I pray every night – I never forget my prayers because God has never forgotten me,” the 98-year-old World War II veteran said. Vincent spoke to a group of ladies from Treasure Life Book Club from his residence at Meadowlark Home in Grangeville July 13.
- Pioneer Senior Citizens - Grangeville Senior Citizens
Happy 90th birthday to former Free Press pressman Dick Hooper! Rumor has it he turned 90 on Monday.
This is one of the most profound celebrations in this part of the country. The celebration of The Elk City Wagon Road.
The Grangeville High School Class of 1961 held its 55-year reunion on Saturday, July 2, at the Grangeville Golf and Country Club. Seventeen classmates of a class of 66 attended.
My sweet 16 quote for the week is “If friends were flowers, I’d pick you.” I hope YOU have a friend like that! “On your Mark, Get Set, READ 2016” at the Salmon River Public Library’s Summer Library Reading Program! Children 1- 8 years old are invited to attend the last two sessions, Tuesday, July 19 and 26, 1 p.m.
- Varsity Blue Choir Feb 29 2016
- GHS Band concert Feb. 29 2016
- Don Solberg reads to GEMS kids
- Grangeville middle school students skiing at Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Hill
- Peter and Wendy Missoula Childrens Theater at GEMS 2016
- Fifth Sunday Hymm sing January 2016
- Festival of Trees
- Idaho Drug Free Youth GHS chapter skit at GEMS Nov. 20, 2015
- GHS Fall Concert Oct. 27,2015
- CVES Back to School Night 2015