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The Scoop

May 2008

Volume 1, Issue 2

CALENDAR OF EVENTS THIS NEWSLETTER IS A WORK OF LOVE BY A COMMITTEE OF FOLKS WHO ARE CONCERNED THAT PEOPLE IN ASHLAND NEED TO KNOW WHAT‟S HAPPENING. THE NEXT ONE WILL BE PUBLISHED SHORTLY AFTER JUNE 1. IDEAS OR ITEMS FOR THE CALENDAR - DROP AT PRINTERS INK OR GIVE THEM TO NANCE BRYANT, LINDA DEVLIN, JUDY FULTON, CYNTHIA GUTMANN, BOB HEATHER, OR LIZ WALLBAUM. YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED.

A-C CENTRAL H.S. BACCALAUREATE SERVICES New Beginnings Sunday, May 11th @ 7:00 PM

A-C CENTRAL H.S. GRADUATION CEREMONIES A-C Central High School Sunday, May 18th @ 2:00 PM

Village News Calendar May 8th .......................................................................... - Cass Co. Health Screening, 1:00 - 4:00 PM May 10th ........................................................................ - Second Saturday @ Methodist Church - Hydrant Flushing 12:30 PM (water will be brown) May 11th ........................................................................ - Mother‟s Day - Baccalaureate @ New Beginnings, 7:00 PM May 7th .......................................................................... - Mother/Daughter Banquet @ Baptist Church - 6:00 PM Potluck - Village Board Meeting, 7:00 PM May 18th ........................................................................ - High School Graduation, 2:00 PM

ASHLAND HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI BANQUET

May 19th ........................................................................ - VFW Meeting @ Fire House, 7:00 PM

A-C High School Gym, Saturday, May 24 Social Hour @ 6:00 PM Dinner @ 7:00 PM, Bus. Meeting Following Reservations due 14th - $12 per person. For info, call Alice Reiser, 217.476.8844

May 24th ........................................................................ - A.H.S. Alumni Banquet

A-C CENTRAL JR. HIGH GRADUATION CEREMONIES

May 21th ........................................................................ - Community Choir @ Baptist Church, 6:45 PM.

May 24th ........................................................................ - A.H.S. Class of „68 reunion, @ Baptist Hall, 12 noon May 24th & May 31 ......................................................... - 75th Anniversary Open House @ State Bank of Ashland May 26th ........................................................................ - Memorial Day Service @ A-C High School, 9:30 AM May 29th ........................................................................ - Jr. High Graduation @ Chandlerville, 7:00 PM June 6th, 7th & 8th......................................................... - Virginia BBQ

Chandlerville School Gymnasium Thursday, May 29 @ 7:00 PM

June 15th ....................................................................... - Father‟s Day

Honors Breakfast @ 8:45 AM

July 11, 12 & 13 - Ashland Summer Days (Fireworks, Parade, & Entertainment)

June 16th ....................................................................... - VFW Meeting @ Fire House, 7:00 PM


Prairie Skies Library SUMMER READING 2008

Mondays at Ashland - (217) 476-3417 Tuesdays at Pleasant Plains - (217) 626-1553 All programs begin at 1:00 pm

“GET IN THE GAME - READ” June 2 & 3 ...............M & K Parties (inflatables) June 9 & 10 .............Mike Anderson (storyteller) June 16 & 17 ...........Kays Martial Arts June 23 & 24 ...........Whip Guy June 20 & July 1 ......Game Day July 7 & 8.................Brian Boes WICS (presentation of prizes)

MAY SCHOOL CALENDAR 7 ... AG DAY GRADE 1-3, 11:00 - 2:00 PM; HSBB ....... GRIGGSVILLE (H) 8 ... HSBB (H) 9 ... JR. HIGH STATE TRACK MEET @ PEORIA 10 ... PROM WALK-IN, 4:30 PM @ THE SCHOOL 10 ... JR. HIGH STATE TRACK MEET @ PEORIA 11 ... BACCALEAURATE @ NEW BEGINNINGS, 7:00 PM 12 ... ACADEMIC AWARDS 14 ... JUNIOR HIGH SPRING CONCERT, 7:00 PM 15 ... HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT, 7:00 PM 18 ... HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION, 2:00 PM 20 ... I CAN - BARNYARD OLYMPICS 21 ... A-C CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, 7:00 PM 24 ... ALUMNI BANQUET 26 ... MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE 29 ... JR. HIGH HONORS BREAKFAST 8:45 AM GRADUATION AT 7:00 PM, @ CHANDLERVILLE

Prentice Farmers Elevator 2303 Elevator Avenue Ashland, IL 62612 217.476.3516 or 1.800.255.8659 prenticeev@casscomm.com prenticeelevator.com James R. Blakeman, Manager 4 locations to serve you: Prentice, Philadelphia, Strawns Crossing, and Tallula.

Dealers in Grain, Seed and Kent Feeds. CROCK POT REOPENS WITH NEW OWNER! Crock Pot Owner: Rachel Wilkerson (daughter of Harry Savage, of Ashland lives in rural Ashland.) Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30 AM - 1:30 PM Friday: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sunday: 7:00 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch served on Sunday Homemade pies by the slice or whole pies. Drop in and visit us!

CHURCH DIRECTORY BEREA CHURCH Minister Edward J.Moretto bereacc@casscomm.com www.bereachristianchurch.com Sunday Christian Education Hour - 9:30 PM Sunday Worship - 10:30 AM Wednesday Eve. Prayer Mtg. - 7:00 PM We‟re Open On Sunday!! CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday School - 9:00 PM Sunday Worship - 10:00 AM Youth Group 4:00 - 6:00 PM Sunday and 6:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesday 4th - Youth Group Closing Activity! (TBD) (This will be the last Sunday for Youth Group) 7th - Homework/Bible Study (6:00 - 8:00 PM) 14th - Homework/Bible Study (6:00 - 8:00 PM) 21st - Last Bible Study (6:00 - 8:00 PM) FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Rev. L. Wayne Mollohan ashlandfbc@casscomm.com www.forministry.com/usilabcusfbcoa Sunday School - 9:30 AM Sunday Worship - 10:30 AM Wednesday Youth Activities - 7:00 PM (Grades 1 - 8) May 7th - Mother/Daughter Banquet - 6:00 PM Community Invited! June 8th - Graduate Sunday ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH Father Chris Brey 476.8856 Ashland Sunday Mass - 9:00 AM Beardstown Sunday Mass - 11:00 AM Sunday (Spanish) - 12:30 PM Virginia Saturday - 5:00 PM July 13th - Ice Cream Social UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Roosevelt Smith 476.8858 www.ashlandunitedmethodist.com Sunday Worship - 8:45 AM Sunday School - 10:00 AM Wednesday Prayer Service - 6:30 PM Choir Practice - 7:30 PM May 3rd - Mother/Daughter Banquet Second Saturday - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM May 17th - Milk & Honey Cooking School 1:00 PM

NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH Pastor Terry Beauchamp www.newbeginningschristianfellowship.net Sunday Worship - 8:00 AM Sunday School - 9:30 AM 2nd Service - 10:30 AM Wednesday Bible Study - 5:45 PM (meal) Lesson until 7:00 PM May 25th - Fellowship Day Potluck - 12:00 noon followed by Narnia Movie Matinee Contact Leslie Atel 217.652.0182


Ashland Memorial Day Service Monday, May 26, 2008 9:30 AM Pete Gutmann Memorial Gymnasium Invocation - Rev. Wayne Mollohan, Chaplain American Legion Post #498 Welcome - Scot Atwood, MC Flag Raising - Boy Scouts Pledge of Allegiance - Everyone The National Anthem Special Music - Community Choir Speaker - Rev. Ed Moretto, Berea Christian Church

Flags to Fallen Comrades Cub and Boy Scouts set Flags WWI William Hanning - George H. Pettit

WWII Clarence Anderson - Stribling Boynton - John Davis Lester Flynn - Glen Latham - Russell Settles

ASHLAND METHODIST CHURCH SECOND SATURDAY Last Session of the season will be Saturday, May 10. Our theme is “God‟s Love Helps Us Grow”. Ages 3 - 10 are welcome to attend. (Those older are welcome to come as helpers!) We meet from 10:00 - 2:00 @ the Ashland United Methodist Church with lunch provided by our grannies. NO COST! If questions, call Deb @ 217.741.1112

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Vacation Bible School is coming! “Power Lab” will be the theme for this year‟s VBS July 2024 meeting at the First Baptist Church. Ages 4 - 10 are invited to participate. Those high school aged through adult interested in volunteering should contact their local churches. Churches combining efforts will be First Baptist, United Methodist, St. Augustine Catholic, Church of Christ and Berea Christian. More info to come!

Korean Conflict John E. Garvin - Delbert Hickman

217.741.3874

Donald Loeffler - Raymond Wardell

Vietnam Ronnie Davis - Donald Lynn

Firing Squad - American Legion and VFW Taps Benediction - Rev. Wayne Mollohan All Legion and VWF Members be at the Gym by 9:15 AM

A special thanks to all of our supporters for this month’s newsletter. - Custom Structures - Neal’s Barber Shop - Newell Insurance - Prentice Farmers Elevator - RPA Farmers Co-op - State Bank of Ashland -

RPA Farmers Co-op Email us: RPAFARMERS@CASSCOMM.COM Ashland Office 220 North Niagara Ashland, IL 62612 217.476.3936 Pleasant Plains Office Richland Office 200 N. Washington 3090 Richland Elevator Road Pleasant Plains, IL 62677 Pleasant Plains, IL 62677 217.626-1331 217.626.1551

NEAL‟S BARBER SHOP Ashland, IL

Hours: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Tuesday - Saturday

Closed Sundays & Mondays

The Triple Creek Greenhouse open 7 days a week 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Would you like to advertise in our newsletter? Call 476-3764 or stop by Printers Ink at 116 N. Yates. Ads run: 1/8 page - $15 1/4 page - $30 1/2 page - $45 per issue.

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Alf Anderson Celebrates 65th Anniversary of his Ordination Monday, April 28, 2008, Rev. Alf Elliot Anderson celebrated the 65th anniversary of his Ordination as an American Baptist Minister. Alf was ordained at Marquette Manor Baptist Church in Chicago, IL. Rev. Anderson received ThB and BDiv degrees from Baylor University, Waco, TX and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. Alf served a student pastorate in Camelsport, WS and Chatsworth, IL. He served as full time Pastor at First Baptist Church, Bushnell, IL; First Baptist Church, Ashland, IL; First Baptist Church, Rosewood Heights, East Alton, IL. He also served as Pastor at Richland Baptist Church, Pleasant Plains, IL, and Berea Christian Church, Ashland, IL He was also on the staff of American Baptist Assembly at Green Lake, WS for one Season. Alf and the former Betty Parkes met here, married and raised Roger, (Martha), Kathy and Rev. Mary Ellen (Jeff) Sharp who have remained in the area. Congratulations to Alf and Betty for achieving this milestone.

Newell Insurance Agency, Inc. “A Full Service Bank� 400 E. Buchanan Street P.O. Box 467 Ashland, IL 62612-0467

PH. 217.476.3325 FX. 217.476.3342

A SUBSIDIARY OF THE STATE BANK OF ASHLAND E-mail: newellins@casscomm.com Newell Insurance Agency, Inc. 108 W. Editor Street Ashland, IL 62612 217.476.3354

Jeffery A. Donnan - Debbie Jones - Kay Handy Ora Lee Campbell - Kristan Arthalony - Matt Petefish

DVD sets of 2007 Ashland Sesquicentennial Celebration are now available for $30. Stop by the bank for your copy!

Jack Frashier Insurance 117 S. Front Street Virginia, IL 62691 217.452.7716

Frashier-Sudbrink Agency 210-A Washington St. Beardstown, IL 62618 217.323.3018


A-C Central Jr. High School - 2008 Graduates Margaret Jean Allen ........................ Ashland ...................... Tom & LeighAnn Allen Kayla Beth Anderson ....................... Ashland ...................... Sara Anderson and Jim Anderson Lindsey Alexandra Birdsell ............ Chandlerville ................... Tim & Pam Birdsell Brandy Lynn Boosinger .................... Ashland ...................... Gloria Boosinger and Kevin Boosinger Hannah Jaylene Capps ................. Chandlerville ................... Yolanda & Dwain Bounds Wesley Allen Carlock ................... Chandlerville ................... Hugh & Kris Carlock Lindsey Marie Cole .......................... Ashland ...................... Stephanie & Richard Hellmeyer Dustin Dean Duckwiler ................ Chandlerville ................... Kevin & Crystal Duckwiler William John Edge ....................... Chandlerville ................... Stan & Kim Edge Cali Michelle Edwards .................. Chandlerville ................... Heather & Chris Dirks and Rob & Lori Edwards Cayden Anthony Lind Eskew ............. Ashland ...................... Shad & Jamie Eskew Kayla Mae Farmer ........................... Ashland ...................... Dwayne & Vicky Farmer Michael Steven Fay ......................... Ashland ...................... Kim Fay and Mark Fay Shawn Garner Force .................... Chandlerville ................... Rob & Brenda Force Louis Steven Gilland III ................... Ashland ...................... Dana & Todd Jokisch and Steve & Lisa Gilland Kyle Zachary Hagen ........................ Ashland ...................... the late Eric Hagen Alec Richard Hager.......................... Ashland ...................... Ben Hager and Susie Hager Alexis Marie Henry ...................... Chandlerville ................... Lonnie & Ann Henry Chelsey Brooke Hill ..................... Chandlerville ................... Lisa Troxell Kristopher Jay Hill ........................... Ashland ...................... Frank Hill and the late Kathy Hill James Len Huff............................... Ashland ...................... Mike Huff and Cheryl Huff Grant Thomas Kelly......................... Ashland ...................... Tim & Nancy Kelly Jordan Thomas Keyes...................... Ashland ...................... Les & Cheryl Keyes Taylor Marie Koch ........................... Ashland ...................... Kevin & Dena Koch Marlee Nichole Landon ................. Chandlerville ................... Mike & Tara Landon Nathan James Mahoney ................... Ashland ...................... Jim & Pat Mahoney Ashley Lynn Marr ........................ Chandlerville ................... Brad & Debbie Marr Joshua Alen Nagel........................... Ashland ...................... Terri Home Zachary Alan Parrish ................... Chandlerville ................... David & Pam Parrish Nathan Ray Perkins ......................... Ashland ...................... Donnie & Theresa Perkins Ashlynn Kaye Pinney ....................... Ashland ...................... Ben & Lori Pinney Lyndzie LeAnn Pinney ...................... Ashland ...................... Sam & Debbie Pinney Elizabeth DeAnne Quick ................... Ashland ...................... Gary & Claudia Quick Robert Tyler Ratliff .......................... Ashland ...................... Brian & Patty Creed Mark Lee Richard ........................ Chandlerville ................... Amy Richard Faith Lakyn Rives........................ Chandlerville ................... Missy Rives and the late Jay Rives Blake Frederick Darwood Rynders . Chandlerville ................... Gary & Kendra Rynders Faith Leeann Shelor ........................ Ashland ...................... Yolana & Mike Richmond Emalie Shian Shoemaker ............. Chandlerville ................... Steve & Tina Shoemaker Kristina Renee Simmons .............. Chandlerville ................... Heather & Bill Crone and Travis & Katie Simmons Bennett Sumner Smith .................... Ashland ...................... Peter & Dawn Smith Jordan Lee Snyder ...................... Chandlerville ................... Ryan & Teresa Snyder Jenna Eileen Thompson ............... Chandlerville ................... Amy Thompson and Steve Thompson Jakob Deveron Lee Vice ................... Ashland ...................... Brandy Vice and Apryl Vice Faith Thyme Widdows...................... Ashland ...................... Carol & Phil Salee and Tim Widdows


2008 A-C Central High School Graduates Natalie Ann Allen ........................ Alexander ....................daughter of John and Jennifer Allen. Jordan Michael Bartels .............. Chandlerville ..................son of Arlene Klinedinst and Dave Bartels. Renee Lynn Bixby ........................ Ashland ......................daughter of Kim Scholes and Dale Bixby. Casey Thomas Blakely............... Chandlerville ..................son of Mark Blakeley and Phoeby Blakeley. Lyle Richard Way Bloomfield ......... Ashland ......................son of Wayne and Wanda Bloomfield. Alaina Marie Cave ........................ Ashland ......................daughter of Larry and Lisa Cave. Logan Richard Collins ................ Chandlerville ..................son of Kenny and Brenda Collins. Courtney R. Dusenbery ............. Chandlerville ..................daughter of Thomas and Beverly Dusenbery. Shelbi Leighann Elder ................... Ashland ......................daughter of Rick Elder and Suzanne Elder. Alexandra Michelle Ferris .............. Ashland ......................daughter of Robert and Polly Mowry. Ross Alan Hager .......................... Ashland ......................son of Bryce and Star Hager. Samantha Jo Hill ......................... Ashland ......................daughter of Charles and Rita Hill. Jordan Philip Hoffman .................. Ashland ......................son of Marty Hoffman and Lorie Hoffman. Kaylie Thelithia Honkala ............... Ashland ......................daughter of Kyle and Sherry Honkala. Ronald Eugene Inman .................. Ashland ......................son of Ronald Inman and Sandra Gutmann. Gabriel Evan Kesterson ................ Ashland ......................son of Tammy Kesterson and Brad Kesterson. Hope Helene Beckman Kyrouac ..... Ashland ......................daughter of Greg and Nancy Kyrouac. Kiersten Elizabeth Leamons .......... Ashland ......................daughter of Abe and Tisha Ratcliff. Jennifer Diane Maddox .............. Chandlerville ..................daughter of Robert and Amy Maddox. Alicia Marie Nicholas .................... Ashland ......................daughter of Sam and Linda Nicholas. Joshua Neal Petefish .................... Ashland ......................son of R.L. and Holly Petefish. Kelly Christopher Pherigo .......... Chandlerville ..................son of Kelly and Christine Pherigo. Marissa Danielle Ratliff ................. Ashland ......................daughter of Lisa Ratliff and Mark Ratliff. Meghan Elizabeth Riley.............. Chandlerville ..................daughter of Kelly Riley. Carissa Leigh Savage ................... Ashland ......................daughter of Rachel Wilkerson. Steven Brock Thompson ............ Chandlerville ..................son of Amy Thompson and Steven Thompson. Ryan Lee Trissel .......................... Ashland ......................son of Daniel Trissel and Candace Geist. Kelsi Lynn Turner ..................... Chandlerville ..................daughter of Rich and Wendy Turner. Courtney Renee Watkins .............. Ashland ......................daughter of James and Ramona Atteberry. Robert Lawrence Werner .............. Ashland ......................son of Susan Warner and Rober Werner. Cody James Zellers ................... Chandlerville ..................son of Brenda Conn and James Zellers.

May 2008 - Ashland Scoop  

May 2008 Edition of the Ashland Scoop - Ashland, Illinois

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