Aikmans open Reclaimed Food and Spirits at wildlife park

Robert and Ericka Aikman are the owners and operators of Reclaimed Food and Spirits located at Aikman Wildlife Adventure. A great decor of reused, recycled, and repurposed furnishings greet all those who come to relax, enjoy some great food, and have a good time with friends. The venue is an “all in one” spot for…

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Arthur Okaw Christian defeats LaSalette to remain undefeated

Ian Lowry poured in 24 points and Peyton Trier came off the bench and knocked down four treys as Arthur Okaw Christian slipped by LaSalette 44-43 in overtime on Tuesday, December 4, at Arthur. The game was tied 19-19 at the half and 38-38 at the end of regulation play. The Conquering Riders edged out…

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Park district grants bonuses, sets salaries

By ROGER W. BONHAM Managing Editor Arthur Community Park Board on Monday evening, December 10, granted Christmas bonuses and approved a pay raise for the district’s full-time employee. Commissioners authorized the following Christmas bonuses: J.J. Carter, full-time, $500; Billie Bernius, Wes Frederick, and Terri Stutzman, $350 each; and Erica Carter, secretary, $250. Bernius records reservations…

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OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE. Carol Randall, manager of Arthur Community Bank, serves Katie Graber a cup of punch Friday during the bank’s Christmas open house. Randall and the staff greeted customers and friends throughout the afternoon. Photo by Roger W. Bonham

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Frenchie’s Boutique adds stylish shop in downtown Arthur

RIBBON CUTTING. Business and community leaders gathered on Saturday for a ribbon cutting to welcome Jamie Monts, owner and manager of Frenchie’s Boutique located at 233 S. Vine Street in downtown Arthur. Jamie, her husband Andy, and their two daughters are excited for the new business opening. The family is well into planning for 2019…

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Harold “Ruty” Eugene Rutan

Harold “Ruty” Eugene Rutan, 85, of Arthur died at 1:46 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at his residence. Harold was born February 4, 1933, in Charleston. He was the son of Clifford and Olive Bryant Rutan. He married Betty Wood on January 13, 1979. She survives. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter,…

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Naomi Mae Rohrer

Naomi Mae Rohrer, 98 of Greeley, Colorado, passed away on November 23, 2018, at Meadowview in Greeley. Naomi was born October 18, 1920, in Karnak, Illinois. She was the daughter of William Vernon and Nora Lydia (Grimes) Webb. She married Dr. El Brown on August 9, 1938, in Missouri. Dr. Brown died on June 22,…

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Dr. William Shackelford’s Memory Lives On

By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer Dr. William H. Shackelford passed on December 4, 2018. The 88 year old was surrounded by family, many of which he worked closely with in his practice(s). Shackelford held a practice in Cerro Gordo as well as Arthur and many hold fond memories for the Doc. Some affectionately said he…

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ATWOOD-HAMMOND CHRISTMAS NEEDY FUND.

ATWOOD-HAMMOND CHRISTMAS NEEDY FUND. These 33 junior high and high school kids who attend the Wednesday night IGNITE! program at the First Baptist Church worked hard last Wednesday packing food boxes for the Atwood-Hammond Christmas Needy Fund that went to 120 homes this past Saturday. A huge thank you to these kids for their willingness…

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ATWOOD-HAMMOND CHRISTMAS NEEDY FUND.

ATWOOD-HAMMOND CHRISTMAS NEEDY FUND. These 33 junior high and high school kids who attend the Wednesday night IGNITE! program at the First Baptist Church worked hard last Wednesday packing food boxes for the Atwood-Hammond Christmas Needy Fund that went to 120 homes this past Saturday. A huge thank you to these kids for their willingness…

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