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f TIMES*NEWS, HARTFORD AND BEAVER DAM, KENTUCKY, DECEMBER 8, 2005, PAGE 10-B O Weddings ..... Birthdays ..... Anniversaries... OOOOO0 O By Frances Harvey 274-5552 and Selena Gilstrap 274-9062 ..New Arrivals ..... Grandparent's Corner Due to some personal re- sponsibilities that the writer had for the weekend, the Rosine News was mostly written on Friday, December 2. The weather here turned cold again and, by the end of the week, it was bone-chill- ing. There are donation cans in the Rosine Barn for the Vet- erans' Monument Fund. All donations are much appreci- ated--quarters make dol- lars, dollars make tens, etc. Also, a few nice donations have been received by mail from former Rosine resi- dents. To date, a total of $676.94 has been received in donations and receipts from sales of chances on the red, white and blue snowball- patterened quilt, which is being raffled for the fund, A total of $1,250 is needed before the monument can even be ordered. A chili sup- per is in the planning stage. It will be held at the Rosine Barn on a Saturday evening in January. In the mean- time, donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 385, Rosine, KY 42370. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Rosine Area Veteran's Monument Fund. The 10th Annual Children's Christmas Party will be held at the Rosine Barn Friday night of this week, December 9. The party owi ll begin with music from 6 until 6:45 p.m., fol- the traditiona! reading to the children of A Visit From Saint Nicholas] "Twas the Night Before Christmas. Santa Claus is due to arrive at the Barn at about 7 p.m. He will visit with all children present, in- fant to age 13, and have a gift and fruit for each child. There will be music, re- freshments and just good cel- ebrating for all children, re- gardless of how long they have been in this life. The Barn will be open at 4 p.m. Jerusalem Ridge will play at 6 p.m. There will be jamming after Santa's visit. Birthday greetings and best wishes go to former Rosine resident, Jessie Hines, who will celebrate her birthday Monday, December 26. This will be her 97th birthday and a card from friends and former neighbors would, no doubt, be much ap- preciated. Her address is: Mrs. Jessie Hines, 104 City Square Manor, Hartford, KY 42347. Congratulations and best wishes go t6 Mr. and Mrs. Milton (Bud and Lilly) Beatty on their 50th wedding anniversary. They were mar- ried December 24, 1955. A reception in honor of their anniversary will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, December 11, at St. Francis Community Center, Horse Branch Loop. All friends and relatives are invited to celebrate with them. The Blue' Moon Variety Shoppe will be open at regu- lar hours during the holidays except for Friday and Satur- day, December 23 and 24. Anne Woosley Justis, Pittsford, New York, re- turned home Tuesday night, November 29, after spending Thanksgiving week at home in Rosine with her mother, Edith Woosley. Her husband, daughter and son-in-law, George Justis and Anne- Wallace and Nathan Fischer, had returned home Satur- day, November 26. The Monroe Home Place will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. To date, no other changes in schedule have been made..Usual hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sundays. For more informa- tion about holiday changes in schedule, please call 274- 9579. The Rosine General Store will be open on the Friday nights of December 16, 23 and 30 until 10 p.m. or later. Musicians are welcome to jam. The store will be open at regular hours on other days except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, when it will be closed all day. For more information, please call 274-0630. Former Rosine resident, Bobby Gary and his wife, Pat, stopped in Rosine Mon- day afternoon, November 28, for a short visit. They were in Ohio County to attend their granddaughter's bas- ketball game at Ohio County High School, Gary's plan to be in Rosine again this com- ing Friday night for the Children's Christmas party at the Barn. There will be no TRA meeting during the month of December. The next meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Mon- day, January 23, in the Barn. (January, February and March, 2006 meetings will begin at 6 p.m., which is one hour earlier than the regu- lar meeting time. The time will go back to 7 p.m. in April.) TRA members and other volunteers are hoping for some nice weather during the three weeks that the Ro ine Barn will be closed for Christmas and New Year's. If weather permits, a room will be built on the back of the Barn. The new addition has been discussed for sev- eral years. Now that funds and help will be available at the same time, good weather is the only thing needed to accomplish the goal. As has been the custom for the past several years, the Rosine Barn will be closed after the Christmas party for the rest of the month. It will be closed on December 16, 23 and 30 and re-open Friday night, January 6, 2006. Christmas greetings and best wishes from home go to William T. Royster, who is with the U.S. Air Force in Iraq. He left the USAAugust 27, his birthday. Airman Royster, a 1993 graduate of Ohio County High School, is the son of Debbie Mathis, Horse Branch, and Bill The store will close at 5 p,m. Royster, Beaver Dam. His Friday and remain closed grandmothers are Bonnie through Christmas Eve: ItGentry of the Rosine area will re-open at the regu| r and Lorene McGrew. time on Monday, December 26. Several people have been asking what they Shopld bring in the way of re esh- ments to help with the Christmas party. Refresh- ments at the party will in- clude sandwiches, chips, pickles, desserts and hot and cold drinks. The ministers and congre- gations of both Rosine churches, Missionary Baptist and United Methodist, wel- come all who wish to worship with them. Sunday morning services at both churches be- gin at 11:00 with Suuday school one hour earlier. sionary Baptist also has Sb r= vices at 7 p.m. on Wednes- days and at 6 p.m. on the sec- ond, fourth and fifth Sun- days. For more information, please call Rev. William Dodson, Missionary Baptist's pastor, at 270-879-8165 or Rev. Mark Watson, United Methodists' pastor, at 270- 486-3523. Welcome to Ohio County to Thomas Ewing, Hartford, an author and columnist for Bluegrass Unlimited. Ewing played guitar and was lead singer in the late Bill Monroe's last band. Anative of Ohio, Ewing had made his home in Nashville before moving to Hartford. His book, The Bill Monroe Reader, includes a collection of 65 articles written about Monroe by many different writers between 1937 and 1998. Ewing is currently working on a new book. The people of Resine much appreciate all the volunteers who helped with the Rosine General Store float, entered by Gayla Hofmann, store- keeper, in last week's Christ- mas parade in Hartford. Vol- unteers include James Bobo, Butch House, Donald and Nell Ferguson, Edith Woosley, George and Anne Justis, Lilly Beatty, Freda Ford, Jimmy Lunsford, Ramey Hinzman, Brent Embry, Marty Shepherd, David Jones and Kenny Wright.. The next Ohio County Singing Convention will be held in the afternoon of the fifth Sunday of January. Watch this newspaper for more information. The date, time and place are usually published in the church news and in some of the commu- nity news columns. The Resine News is writ- ten for this newspaper each week by Frances Harvey, 270-274-5552, and Selena Gilstrap, 270-274-9062. People with news for next week are requested to please call Frances or Selena. May God bless our men and women in the U.S. Mili- tary Service. May He keep them safe during the holiday season and in days to come. Ohio County Senior Ser- vices invites the community to the Christmas Open House December 16 from 2 - 4 p.m. The Ohio County Cham- ber will cut the ribbon for the new addition. Refreshments will follow with door prize drawings. The Senior Center is lo- cated at 2320 Highway 69 North, Hartford. Illl Give just one hour makea Callu. 44 cousins reunion at July 3 From 1 - 5 p.m., descen- dants of W'illiam Nelson Hop- per and Ollie Viola Cummings gathered at the McHenry park shelter July 3 for their sixth annual re- union. All of their children, Thomas, Mabel, Verna, Lucy, Raymond, Lay and Leslie, had offspring present! Ages ranged from ll-month-old Kaylin McKee to 91"-year-old Jesse Berkley. Attending the historic homecoming were: Jim, Sally and Jasa Warren from Illi- nois; Dave Maley from Ohio; Ken and Peg Webb, Bill and Dorothy McKee, Clif and Lisa McKee, Justin, baby Kaylin, Myra McKee and Neal Palley, Matt McKee, all of Kentucky; Joe and Shirley McKee of Ohio; Jim and Sharon Hopper of Pennsylva- nia; Shirley Jane Hopper Koehl of Wisconsin; and spe- cial guests, Edna and Jesse Berkley from Horse Branch. Cousins presented a long- due "Lifetime Achievement Award" to Cousin Bill McKee for his efforts to keep family history alive and sharing what he knows with visitors. After a feast of home- grown and cooked buffet ar- rays, reunion attendees viewed a slideshow of key places the parents had lived and worked, like River, Rockport and Town, during Shirley Cousin Dave with a talk, "How to Family History and shared Grandchildren of Nelson and OIIie Viola Hopper, July 3 2005, left to right: Shirley Jane Hopper Koehl, Ken Webb, Jim Hopper, Joe McKee, Bill McKee Nutrition es-News menu will be closed and personal files. Cousins viewed Warren's DVDs of oUie Hopper Warren's service January, 2005 clip of the first 1958 in the Akron area. For information 2006 July reunion, call and Dorothy McKee 274-9830. Everyone come! Holidays iilllll limUllmlll I 1 1 1 1 1 1 m with coupon 1125 N. Main Street - Beaver Dam, K I 1 Payday Advances' SSI & Disability Accepted No Credit Check Local Phone Service Available illllll lnillimllll Himm~ In Observance Of The The following is the Nutri- tion Site menu for December 12 - 16. 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