People You Know
By Sandy Binning
?• The community was happy when more moisture arrived as white flakes this past week. Most everyone received about 3 and one-half inches of very wet snow, which was very welcome, indeed, early Thursday morning.
Schoolchildren were happy to hear of two-hour delays at school. as well. Early Sunday, a little more snow came, accompanied with some high winds that caused drifting and blowing in some places, but most of it dissipated by the next day.
• Lavina Waters traveled to Limon, Colo., to stay with her sister, Louise, so that her niece, Vickie Binning. could accompany Jerry and Sandy Binning for a 10-day tour off the coast of South America.
• Lois Morelock traveled to Salina Tuesday to watch her grandson play basketball. She was a houseguest of her daughter and family, Peggy and Wayne Sager. Lois returned home Sunday.
• Betty McGaffic moved to McDonald a decade ago with her children and together they set about improving a house in the northeast part of town. The smaller community lifestyle was attractive to her. Betty, though visually impaired, was an inspiring conversationalist. Betty passed away Feb. 18, surrounded by her family. Our condolences are extended to Renee and Todd and her siblings.
By Sandy Binning
?• Many of the folks who were neighbors of Anna Sullivan attended the funeral services for Anna, which were held at the Methodist Church in Brewster Thursday afternoon.
• Tayten Dewey attended and participated in "On Parade," a dance competition held at Colorado Springs last weekend. There were a total of 15 dance schools vying for top awards. Tayten’s group won two first-place awards. Tayten is the daughter of Tom and Kelly Dewey. Congratulations!
• Kailey Shay of St. Francis was a Saturday overnight guest of Grandpa Joe and Grandma Charlene Kramer. Grandma Charlene took her home Sunday.
• The area has received some more needed moisture, which everyone welcomed. About three to four inches of wet snow were reported to have settled on fields, roads and yards early Thursday. By Friday afternoon, most of it had melted. Early Sunday morning saw more flakes flying about, accompanied by gusty winds that caused some drifting and blowing.