Library celebrates 40 years with Ellen Hair – Pratt Tribune

By Eric Killough Freelance reporter Special to the Tribune Those who have visited the Pratt Public Library (PPL) at any point over the last 40 years, will likely have seen or met Ellen Hair. On August 2, 2022, Ellen Hair (nee Bailey) passed the 40-year mark of employment with the PPL. A reception in her … Read more

50 years serving children with special needs

Marking their 50th anniversary in 2022, Dyberry Day Camp welcomed back 29 campers this summer, celebrating life and the potential of children and young adults with special developmental needs. This half-century of time has witnessed generations of youngsters with disabilities receive a chance for a fun-filled time five days a week, filled with crafts, song, … Read more

Lamb Days marshal has called Fountain Green home for 60 years

FOUNTAIN GREEN— Dorthy Swenson Ivory, more commonly known as “Dot,” will reign over the Lamb Days celebration as grand marshal this year. Dorthy “Dot” Ivory has been named grand marshal for the 2022 Lamb Days celebration. She and her husband, James, have been residents of Fountain Green for 60 years and love Lamb Days. Dot … Read more

Oregon Trail Days parade celebrates 101 years of festivities | News

CHRISTOPHER BORRO Gering Courier As throngs of applauding spectators lined the street, the sirens of Gering police cars answered their cheers. The 2022 Oregon Trail Days parade through downtown Gering kicked off Saturday festivities. It drew thousands to watch the various floats. “We’ve known about it all our lives. Our families are from here, so … Read more

Beloved Saugerties Chocolatier Marks 50 Years with Free Chocolate

I think the first time I ever tasted Krause’s Chocolates in Saugerties was in the mid to late 1980s. I had never experienced anything like the handmade chocolates at Krause’s, and I couldn’t get enough of it. I was pretty disappointed when I left my job in Kingston for a job in Poughkeepsie. I was … Read more

Mississippi Alehouse celebrates five years, introduces the DeSoto beer

Mississippi is a “Bud Light state,” not a craft beer state, said Derric Curran, the owner of Mississippi Alehouse in Olive Branch. “The laws in Mississippi are tricky when it comes to having a brewery,” Curran said. “The laws are kind of difficult, so there aren’t very many in the state, and the ones that … Read more

Camp Hervida celebrates 100 years with former campers | News, Sports, Jobs

WATERFORD – For the last 100 years, youths have visited Waterford to swim, do crafts and learn skills at Camp Hervida. In celebration of the 100th anniversary, the camp community came together this weekend. Activities included campfires and games for the whole family. Many former campers came out to enjoy the … Read more