Don’t forget to vote tomorrow, exercising your right to vote is very important. If you don’t have time to cook, remember Faith UMC is holding their Annual Election Supper and carryout is available.
It’s a boy for the Poppaw Family! Cody, Megan and big sister, Sophia welcomed Jack Emerson Poppaw on October 25, 2012 at 3:33 p.m. in Pittsburgh, PA. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Proud grandparents are Bill and Pam Poppaw of Arcanum and Rick and Penny Welbaum of rural Arcanum. Proud great-grandparents are Helen Harper, Shirley Gephart, Joan Welbaum, and John Flint. Congratulations!
Shaun and Ashley Hoskins are proud to announce the birth of their precious little girl on October 1st at Kettering Medical Center. Adelyn Marie weighed 7 pounds at birth and measured 21 inches. Proud grandparents are Judi DeLay of Arcanum, Richard DeLay of Franklin, Bev and Rick Baker of Greenville, and Rick Hoskins of Huber Heights. Congratulations!
Local veterans are encouraged to attend a Veteran’s Day assembly on Friday, November 9th in the Arcanum-Butler Schools gym from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. A reception will follow for the veterans and their families in the cafetorium. Guest speaker for this event is retired Sergeant First Class John Weber of Vandalia, Ohio who served in Korea. If you plan to attend the assembly, please contact Brenda Hale at 692-5175. Veterans are encouraged to sit in the chairs on the gym floor behind the podium. Former resident, David Dearing, AHS class of 87, and son of Dick and Shirley Dearing, has published his first book “The Fire Wand” under the ghost writer name of Thomas Post. David and his wife, Rehema and son Harrison now live in Troy, Ohio. This book is the first in a series that takes on the “Harry Potter” theme. A copy is available for reading at both the Arcanum Public Library and the Greenville Public Library. You can also purchase the book on Amazon.com in print or for reading pleasure on Kindle. Happy Reading!
Grace UMC in Ithaca welcomes you to join them for their Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, November 10th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The church is located at 750 Arcanum-Ithaca Road on the curve at the north edge of Ithaca.
Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society Membership Meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 8th at 7 p.m. with speaker Annette Stewart presenting “Making an Heirloom for Generations to Come.” The public is invited along with the members to learn how to preserve your family history as well see displays of photos, old deeds, documents and a tour of the historical society’s reference library. Don’t forget the historical society will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 24 with new extended shopping hours this year from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. This year you will be able to start shopping on the front porch and continue through the various shops inside including Beck’s Boutique, Bake Shoppe and Country Store, Kids’ Treasures featuring rocking horses, and the Meeting Room with Christmas decorations galore. The society promises to continue their policy of low and affordable prices. Watch for more details as the time grows near.
The Arcanum High School A# Music Boosters are holding an Orlando Vacation Raffle. Tickets are $10 per chance with a limit of 2000 tickets to be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn at half-time of the home basketball game on December 21, 2012. Tickets are available from any A# Music Booster or band student; or you can call Lisa Diemler at 692-8367. Tickets will also be sold during the home HS boys and girls’ basketball games and parents and students will be set up this coming weekend at Wal-Mart in Greenville.
“During a campaign the air is full of speeches - and vice versa.” ~author unknown
“Politics, it seems to me, for years, for all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.” ~Richard Armour
Vickie Rhodehamel is a volunteer citizen columnist, who serves Daily Advocate readers weekly with her Arcanum community column. She can be reached by calling 937-692-6188, by e-mail at email@example.com. Viewpoints expressed in these opinion pieces are the work of the author. The Daily Advocate does not endorse these viewpoints or the independent activities of the author.