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In 150th year, church celebrates history

WELCOME— Trinity Lutheran Church hits a milestone this year as it turns 150. The church, located at 204 2nd Street in Welcome, has been at that site since 1885 but the congregation itself was formed in 1874. “The church itself was started by a missionary pastor,” said Jon Saxton, a ...

Bean bag tournament tonight

CEYLON — Today, May 18, is Clean Up Day in Ceylon. The items on the curb with a tag will be picked up by the Waste Management truck. This is for Ceylon residents only. This is a good opportunity to get rid of the items that would be an ordinance violation. ** There will be a bag ...

Hampton Inn unveils fresh look

FAIRMONT— The Hampton Inn in Fairmont is close to wrapping up a remodel project that has freshened up the interior of the 15-year-old hotel. The building, which is located off of Highway 15 at 100 Hampton Drive, is a popular spot to stay for guests to the community. The Hampton Inn is a ...

Trinity Lutheran to celebrate 150th anniversary

WELCOME — Congratulations to Trinity Lutheran Church in Welcome on their 150th anniversary. They will be having a joint communion service for all Circle of Faith parishes and guests at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19, followed by a light lunch. That is quite a milestone. ** The Welcome Legion ...

‘Hub’ ready to showcase county

FAIRMONT— Local arts non-profit, Imagine Martin’s latest project, the “Hub” will celebrate its grand opening next week from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. The Hub is located at 103 W. 1St Street in Fairmont. The purpose of the Hub is to be a central location for visitors and locals ...

Council hears clean audit details

CEYLON — The Ceylon City Council met Tuesday evening and received received the audit report from Greg Burkhardt. He explained that there had to be a single or special audit since the broadband installation was from a federal grant and with CEDA’s help that audit was done to comply with ...