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RETOLD OLD NEWS

Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 19, 1942

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Harry Kinder, who has been serving as supervisor of the NYA in Ringgold county, went Tuesday to Council Bluffs, where has has secured a defense position. [NYA was the National Youth Administration which was dissolved in 1943 to form WNC, War Manpower Commission.]

Harold Golliday, who has been attending a welding school in Mildford, left Tuesday for Seattle, WA, where he has secured a position.

Wayne Hutchinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hutchinson, has been named to the continuity staff of the Drake University student radio staff in Des Moines. Wayne is a senior student at the university and has been active on the announcing and dramatic staffs of the Drake department.

Ivan T. Salmons, who was recently elected county agricultural agent of Ringgold county assumed his duties Monday. He succeeds Clifford Johnson, who resigned to serve in the same capacity in West Pottawattamie county.

The Kellerton girls' basketball team was victorious over seven teams in the sectional tournament held last week in Beaconsfield. Kellerton will meet Lenox, state contenders for the past severl years, in its initial game of the district meet.

NORTH COUNTY LINE - Nadine Wood and Lyle Hosfield were united in marriage Friday evening in Tingley.

STUDENT AYR - By spelling the word "assuming" correctly Barbara Hayes became the champion speller of the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, and will represent Mount Ayr in the county contest.Colleen Sefrit was runner-up. Seventh and eighth grade contestants were Barbara Hayes, Colleen Sefrit, Lucille Newman, Helen Ruckman, Billy Pratt and Bob Bryant. Contestants from the fifth graders were Sylvia Potter, Lindy Sheldon, Jean Thompson, Carol Barnett and Donald Euritt.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2017

 

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