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Technique creates strong conceptual images

The new exhibition in the Window Salon of the Chapel Gallery features drawings by two artists using the blind contour technique. This technique for developing hand-eye communication became popular in the 1940s.
She's a real doll

She's a real doll

Sparkling glass eyes, flawless complexions and darling outfits make up the treasures at various stages of completion in Judith Holmberg's collection.
Small stage stutters

Small stage stutters

Rosalind Russell, a big Hollywood name in the early 20th century, had an acting career that spanned over 40 years and she even won a whopping five Golden Globes. Even so, she said, "Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.

Concert was a jingle all the way

The Neilburg Composite School Christmas concert was held Dec. 15 in the gymnasium. Food for the needy was collected at the door. The program began with a welcome from MCs Kristian Hiscock and Wyatt Marshall.

Good fun, great food, even better people

Story:Paynton Volunteer Fire Dept. raised the roof, and a little cash on New Year's Eve with a small intimate and interactive gathering of local volunteers.

Changes to village administration

Jan. 3, the young people are back to school. We wish them success and happiness in their studies. The community was busy with family parties throughout the holiday season.

Pageant has a Dr. Seuss twist

Manitou Evangelical Free Church held their annual Christmas festivities Dec. 19. Carol and Amy Graham, a mother/daughter duo, teamed up to write Bethlemazoo in the rhyming style of Dr. Seuss. This was presented in the sanctuary.

News cycle looks back at 2010

As we now have entered the 11th year of this century many news sources offer in-depth looks at what has transpired over the last year.
Students' antics light up the stage

Students' antics light up the stage

Happy New Year everyone! Sorry for no news over the Christmas break, but I decided to take the two weeks off along with the school kids. There wasn't a lot to report after the Christmas concerts.

Maidstone 4-H meeting

Maidstone Gully Multiple 4-H Club held their third general meeting Dec. 6. A Christmas party, held at Milleton Hall Dec. 11, was discussed. Hannah Bedwell did a Cloverbud demonstration. She showed how she baked cookies.
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